Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival

August 11 - 12, 2018 (Sat & Sun)
North Glenmore Park

As Calgary’s premier water sport festival, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences. Every year, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society (CDBS) organizies this 2 Day Dragon Boat Race & Festival at North Glenmore Park to show case culture and dragon boat racing.

In 2016, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Dragon Boating in the community and today to is one of Calgary's "best family friendly outdoor festivals around.

Photos speak a thousand words, but videos will speak more than a thousand words and will show you the raw emotion of the comradery, sportsmanship, dedication, team spirit, and why Dragon Boating is so attractive.
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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.

Register Festival Teams

Registration is now available for all Calgary and visiting teams to participate in this year's Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival.

Early bird registration discount ends on June 11th and final registration deadline is July 23rd.


Calgary Dragon Boat Society welcome all teams and especially those visiting Calgary. Here's the list of teams currently registered for 2018 Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival...

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Practice Teams

For teams that practice more than 5 times in a season, its best to register as a "practice team".

Keep in mind, all practice teams participating in the festival must register as a "Basic Package" under Festival Registration.

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Calgary Dragon Boat Society
Steering Clinic

The Calgary Dragon Boat Society is pleased to offer training sessions for those individuals interested in becoming a dragon boat steers person. Please complete the following form to register for this summer's upcoming clinics.

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Sinopec "Dragon Boat Festival" Banquet & AGM 2018

Thank you for joining us on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 to celebrate a 2000 year old Chinese cultural tradition called the "Dragon Boat Festival", held at the Regency Palace Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown.

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