The World Nations Championships are held by the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) in ODD years at various international locations. Each member nation sends a delegation, and Team USA is the delegation sent by the United States Dragon Boat Federation.
While club crews are made up of athletes that belong to the same club, Team USA crews are chosen from among the best athletes in the nation through a rigorous selection process.
You can find everything you need to know about trying out for Team USA at the United States Dragon Boat Federation (USDBF) web site.
The 2023 World Nations Championships will be held in Pattaya, Thailand, August 7-13, 2023.
The 2025 World Nations Championships will be held in Brandenburg, Germany, July 16-20, 2025.