As Calgary’s premier sport festivals, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +900 competitors, +1500 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences.
The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is geared towards creating an unforgettable experience. The dragon boat competition illustrates comradery, teamwork and inspiration.
Stemmed by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, Dragon Boat Racing is still very active and remains a tradition to this day.
The Calgary Dragon Boat Festival is recognized by Dragon Boat Canada as a qualifying event for the purposes of the 2014 National Club Crew Qualifiers. If you intend to use the event as a qualifier for your team please indicate your intention on the registration forms.
CBC NEWS: CALGARY AT 6:00 | Aug 26, 2012 | 1:08
Dragon boat races
At least 1,000 participated in Calgary's dragon boat races this weekend.
Great overview video of the 2012 Calgary Dragon Boat Festival by HDMediaCalgary.
Reporter speaks in Mandarin.