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2017 Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival

Saturday & Sunday August 12-13, 2017
at North Glenmore Park

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As Calgary’s premier sport festivals, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences.

In 2016, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Dragon Boating in the community of Calgary.

The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is geared towards creating an unforgettable experience. The dragon boat competition illustrates comradery, teamwork and inspiration.

Stemmed by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, Dragon Boat Racing is still very active and remains a tradition to this day.

2017 Race Grid Results (Sat & Sun)
is now available...

Saturday Race Grid 2017 results... (pdf format)

Sunday, Race Grid 2017 results... (pdf format)

See 2017 Race & Festival Photos...

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Race & Festival Information

FREE parking at Grey Eagle Casino
FREE Shuttle Bus rides to/from Grey Eagle Casino

Kid's Zone 10:00am to 3:00pm
Food Trucks, Multi-Cultural Performances
Beer Gardens, Live Band and Dragon Boat Racing

click here to see schedule...

Check out the Race Teams for 2017

Presenting the teams registered for the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival...

Total 57 teams, 17 from out of town as far as Montana, USA.

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Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Recipient

Presenting the Sistership Dragon Boat Association as the 2017 Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Recipient.

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