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Fifth Annual Constance Bay Dragon Boat Festival
September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Dragons are returning for the 5th annual Constance Bay Dragon Boat Festival. Come out for a day at the beach and experience the fun of recreational Dragon Boat Racing. The Festival is presented by the Ottawa River Canoe Club in partnership with the CBBCA.
Each team consists of 1 Steersperson, provided by the ORCC, 20 paddlers, and 1 drummer. If your team is short it isn’t a problem; just let us know how many spots you need to fill. During this just for fun event each of our teams will receive a training session, participate in 2 qualifying heats, with the fastest teams competing in the A, B, and C finals to win our Women’s Cup, Community Cup, and Overall championship.
If you aren’t on a team you can still register however getting a spot is not guaranteed; we usually place about 25 singles based on registration date, s0 please register early.
You can register your team of 21 or register individually. The practice schedule runs from 9:30am to noon and the event closes at about 5:00pm. Races begin at 12:30.
Please park at the Constance Bay Community Centre ( 262 Len Purcell Dr. K0A3M0 ), registration opens at the Centre at 8:45 am. We’ll be running the short 1.5 km shuttle to the beach all day and we have plenty of room for tents, coolers, and other gear. Food & beverage services are available at the beach where you can enjoy the bbq and a selection of beer, coolers, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Parking near the beach is very limited and violators will be ticketed. No glass, BBQs, or dogs are permitted on the beach.