Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races
Saturday, April 28 at 8:30 a.m.
Marriott Tampa Waterside
700 S Florida Ave., Tampa FL 33602
Paddlers from across the U.S. and Canada hit the waters of Garrison Channel to compete to be Tampa's top Dragon Boat Team. This race is 450-meters with a fully buoyed five-lane course. Each team races three times. Heats run every 10 minutes.
Price: Free for spectators.
Paddlers from across the U.S. and Canada hit the waters of Garrison Channel to compete to be Tampa's top Dragon Boat Team. This race is 450-meters with a fully buoyed five-lane course. Each team races three times. Heats run every 10 minutes. Price: Free for spectators. The 9th Annual Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races will be held at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, the Marriott Waterside and waters of Garrison Channel! Several teams from local corporate and community groups as well as paddlers from across the U.S. are competing to be Tampa's #1 Dragon Boat Team!
This is a race run with exact precision, and professional equipment by Pan American Dragon Boat Association. 450m on the waters of Garrison Channel, with a fully buoyed 5-lane course, where the waters are always calm and the sun always shines.
The event will kick off at 8:00 in the morning with the Opening Ceremonies on the Marriott Waterside patio, and the first race at 8:30am, with a heat running every 12 minutes. Each team will race 3 times throughout the day, being seeded into a division, and then getting the chance to become a Division Champion!
Race results will be posted online immediately as they become available to www.mobiledragon.info, sponsored by Tampa Bay Club Sport!!
Athletes and spectators will enjoy festivities in Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park throughout the entire event with Asia Fest. Asia Fest's entertainment and vendors in the Park will be open from 11 am - 3 pm. Additional food vendors will be available until 7 pm.
A Breast Cancer Ceremony will be held at 10:30 am where we celebrate the lives of men and women who have lost their battle to cancer over the years with a traditional pink carnation ceremony.