Pickering Dragon Boat Community Festival
Sunday, June 4th, 2017
On June 4th the Pickering Community Festival will return to Pickering!
The Pickering Community Festival is designed to provide an introduction to competition for new and local dragon boat crews with minimal race experience and will be held on Frenchman’s Bay in Pickering on Sunday June 4th, 2017.
This regatta will guarantee each crew 4 races including a heat and championship race in multiple distances. Winners of the Community Festival will receive a cup trophy.
This regatta has gained notoriety as a great regatta for athletes new to the sport of dragon boat racing – most athletes who’ve begun their paddling careers at this regatta have gone on to exciting and rewarding dragon boat racing futures. Many have even competed internationally for their club or country.
This regatta is perfect if you are considering organizing a corporate, community or friend based activity for a large group.
- Race Format (Updated May 29, 2017)
The official race format is an overview of the day's race progression, race statistics, and awards ceremonies.
- Race Progression (Updated June 1, 2017)
A detailed view of the day's races with crew names and lane numbers.
- Online Waiver Form
All participants in the event must read, complete, and sign a team waiver form. Deadline to complete online team waivers is Wednesday May 31st 2017 at 3pm. Afterwards, teams/individuals, must complete a paper waiver form and bring to race HQ on race day.
- Roster Forms
Deadline to access and complete online roster forms is Wednesday May 31st 2017 at 3pm. Any additional changes must be presented to race HQ on race day.
Step 2: Complete payment. Methods of Payment accepted are Paypal, EMT or Cheque.
- If payment is made by Paypal please provide name and email of processing individual
- If payment is made by EMT please email payment to firstname.lastname@example.org; EMT password: festival2017 Please email Katarina: email@example.com once EMT payment has been made.
- If payment is made by cheque please make payable to “PDBC”
- Mailing Address: 1383 Fordon Ave. Pickering ON, L1W1K1
Step 3: Please complete Team Roster/Waiver Form
Please note payment by Paypal does not count as registration; you must complete the online registration form.
- 4 guaranteed races
- 1 on-water practice
- Certified Coach + all equipment provided
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your practice times.
Looking to book more practices?
Contact Katarina to receive details and instructions about booking more practices for your team
If you have any questions regarding the Pickering Community Festival please contact us at: