Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race

Starting in 2011, the CDBS created the Dragon Boat Charity Race to help raise awareness & funds for a selected non-profit organization from the community of Calgary.

Each year, +100 participants from all levels of government, business and community, experience the spirit of Dragon Boating by paddling in race of 5 teams, while helping to raise awareness and funds for the Charity Race Recipient.

Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race Schedule

Updated: October 20, 2021

Friday, August 5, 2021

Time Docks Big Tent
1:00pm Exhibition Races & Practices  
5:00pm Dragon Boat Charity Race Participant Practice  

Festival Kickoff & Paddler’s Welcome Party
Free Admission, everyone welcome!
Silent Auction

by Sistership Dragonboat Assoc.


Opening Remarks

Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest

7:00pm Team Captains Meeting
@ Calgary Canoe Club
8:00pm   Door Prize Draws
10:00pm   Festival Site Closes

Sunday, August 7, 2021

FREE festival parking (at Mount Royal University), FREE SHUTTLES!!! See details…

Time Docks Big Tent
7:00am Festival Site Opens Merchants and Food Trucks
9:00am Racing Starts (see race grid…)  
11:00am Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race
(see more info…)
11:10am Corporate Cup Challenge  
12:30pm   Multi-cultural Performances by Global Fest


12:40pm Racing Resumes  
3:00pm Racing completed for the day.  
3:30pm   Dragon Boat Awards Presentation
– Chinese Lion Dance
– Race Cup & Metal Presentations
– Festival Closing Remarks
10:00pm Festival Site Closes