The Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club (VCKC) is a recreational paddling club based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The club is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion of safe and skillful paddling on Vancouver Island and in the surrounding waters. The club has a diverse paddling community and with six paddling programs gives members a wide range of paddling opportunities. Members may participate in any Club program(s). Recreational Dragon Boat Teams and Annual 10-paddler races (Guts ‘n Glory)
Saturday, July 30th 2016 South Lake Union Park
The 13th Annual Seattle Dragon Boat Festival is scheduled for July 30th, 2016. More than 10,000 spectators will line the shores of South Lake Union to cheer on approximately 1,000 local and visiting athletes. Don’t miss the thrilling competition as these spectacular 12-metre long boats, flamboyantly decorated to feature the head and tail of the dragon, battle it out on beautiful South Lake Union. The Seattle Dragon Boat Festival is managed local volunteers and Team Survivor Northwest.
This venue is open to competitive and novice dragon boating racing, live music, children’s activities, and more! 9am – 5pm, Lake Union Park.
Distance: 500m courses with a possible fun run at the end of the day.
Cost: $700.00 for local teams, $600.00 for out of state teams, $25 discount for first 10 to register
4 race guarantee
Registration: Opens is open now – space is limited and we recommend registering early to guarantee your team’s participation in the event. http://www.dragonboatbc.ca
All teams MUST have at least ten female paddlers.
All 20 paddlers MUST be women.
All crew members and drummer are between the ages of 12-19 by the event date, with the exception of the steersperson and manager. Crew members under the age of 18 must have a signed parental or guardian consent in order to participate. Junior teams MUST have at least eight female paddlers. Steersperson needs to be approved by Festival staff prior to race day. The team manager must be over 21 years of age.
Survivor teams – TBD
Master – If mixed – must have at least 10 female paddlers
Grand Master – If mixed – must have at least 10 female paddlers
We are looking forward to a great day on the water. If you have any question prior to registration please contact me directly.