Ready. Get Set. RACE!
Team entries for the next Dragon Boat Race at Leeds Dock have now opened!
Taking place on Saturday 29 June 2024, expect a fantastic day of fun, fancy dress and furious paddling, with prizes to be won!
It costs £250 to book a boat which can seat 7 – 11 people. There should be 3 rounds of racing for each team.
This event promises to be the highlight of the Waterfront Festival, which is running across the weekend on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June from 10am – 7pm at Leeds Dock, with a family funfair, live music performances, street food, entertainment and more to enjoy!
For a taste of what to expect, click HERE to watch a video of the event.
Cost: A dragon boat costs £250
Size of team per dragon boat: The boats can seat minimum 6 paddlers and maximum 10 paddlers. There also needs to be 1 drummer. Therefore teams can have 7 – 11 people in total. However you’re welcome to have a squad of up to 15 people, as you can switch people in and out of races.
Age limit: 16+ with signed parents consent
Number of races: We aim for there to be 3 rounds of racing for each team, plus the semi final and final.
Once you’ve booked your Dragon Boat Race ticket, our team will be in touch with more information as to what to expect on the day.
All teams will need to supply a team name ahead of the event. There will be a prize for the best team name and the team with the best fancy dress!
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org