Calendar 2024

Last updated: May 22, 2024

February 1OPEN for ALL Teams (register team here…)
Festival Registration (Early Bird) – BEGINS –
February 15Practice Team Registration OPEN – (register team here…)
May 5Dragon Boat Launch (weather dependent)
May 6Dragon Boat Practices officially STARTS on North Glenmore Reservoir
May 15AGM (Annual General Meeting) “no quorum reached, rescheduled till May 22”
Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM (8:00pm to 9:00pm)
May 17-19Dragon Boat Advance Paddling
Dragon Boat Steering Clinic
[For more information…]
May 22AGM 2nd (Annual General Meeting)
Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM (8:00pm to 9:00pm)
Online connection details will be emailed.
June 8REGISTER HERE… “Try it Day” – host team: Yahoo/Red Eyes
June 10Official “Dragon Boat Festival Day”
[Read more about this cultural tradition…]
June 11Festival Team Registration (Early Bird) – ENDS –
June 12Dragon Boat Festival Banquet
– “Official Launch of the Dragon Season”
[For more information…]
June 15REGISTER HERE… “Try it Day” – host team: Flying Dragons
June 21National Indigenous Peoples Day (regional holiday)
June 29REGISTER HERE… “Try it Day” – host team: Dragnum
July 6REGISTER HERE… “Try it Day” – host team: Spartans
July 14“Try it Day” – host team: Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre
July 23Festival Team Registration Deadline – ENDS –
July 24Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM (8:00pm to 9:00pm)
July 27REGISTER HERE… “Try it Day” – host team: Rocksteady
Aug 7“ALL HANDS ON DECK” Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM
(7:30pm to 9:00pm)

Volunteer Orientation Session
Volunteer Position Sign up
Volunteer Registration/Waiver Form
Q&A Session
Aug 95:30pm – Festival Kickoff & Paddler’s Welcome Party @ Big Tent
Free Admission, everyone welcome!
Silent Auction by Sistership Dragonboat Assoc.

6:00pm – Dragon Marketplace – Sneak-a-Peek

7:00pm – Team Captains Meeting @ Calgary Canoe Club
[See main schedule…]
Aug 10Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival presented by Sinopec Canada
North Glenmore Reservoir
[See main schedule…]
Aug 11Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival presented by Sinopec Canada
North Glenmore Reservoir
[See main schedule…]
Aug 21Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM (8:00pm to 9:00pm)
Sept 1Practice Team Registration – ENDS –
Sept 18Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM (8:00pm to 9:00pm)
Oct 1Practices ends on North Glenmore Reservoir
(weather dependent)
Oct 18Town Hall Meeting via ZOOM (8:00pm to 9:00pm)

Be aware dates may be subjected to change without notice, please check periodically. Notice of updates will be made here and then communicated via Facebook & Twitter.