2017 Worcester Dragon Boat Festival

2017 Worcester Dragon Boat Festival

September 23, 2017

Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette in conjunction with The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and Discover Central Massachusetts, presents Worcester’s first Dragon Boat Festival at DCR Regatta Point and Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday, September 23, 2017. This event is great for businesses looking for team building, family, friends and community groups looking for a good time! It includes dragon boat races for amateurs and club teams, performances, food, music, activities for kids & much more.

About Dragon Boat Races:  A dragon boat is a large canoe style boat that is decorated like a dragon. It’s made with fiberglass and measures about 46’ long.

A dragon boat teams consist of 21 members: 20 paddlers and one drummer who will sit at the front and keep everyone paddling together.

Anyone 15 and older can participate in a dragon boat race, just get a team together. No experience necessary, we will teach you everything you need to know and offer practice times too! Compete for prizes and of course bragging rights!

Corporate teams, groups of friends, family and co-workers, club and professional teams are all welcome! All paddling equipment & PFDs are provided and your team will participate in at least two 250 meter races. Boats and management is provided by Dynamic Dragon Boat Racing, LLC.

*A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the United Way.

For more information please visit: http://worcesterdragonboats.com/

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