Dragon Boat Race - NEW DATE
Time & Location
About the Event
Please note the change of date.
On your marks get set... PADDLE! Rotary Club of Wolverhampton are inviting teams and spectators to take part in the Annual Dragon Boat Race.
Come along have fun and raise money for charitable causes, it is a great family day out with many other enterainment on site.
Car parking for this event is free and there is no entry fee for spectators.
2020 will be its 20th year and so far, with the help and support of all the teams that have taken part, over £400,000 has been raised for good causes.
Want to take part?
Each team consists of between 12 and 16 paddlers, plus one drummer who sits at the front and beats the rhythm for the paddlers to keep to. The event organisers provide the boats, paddles, life jackets and training- the event is very safe.
Individual sponsors and crew members raise money from friends, colleagues and family. Half of the sponsorship is donated to the charity nominated by the crew, and the other half to the Rotary Charitable Trust for distribution to needy causes.
Racing takes place throughout this fun day for competing teams with thousands of spectators attending too. Each team is guaranteed three races (heats) before the finals later in the day. Trophies and medals are presented to the finalists too! A team area is set up for competitors who bring gazeboes, chairs and usually, catering too. Food is also available on site.
The event is a great day out for individual groups of friends, companies, competitors and spectators where the focus really is on having fun while raising monies for good causes.
Please visit www.rotarydragonboats.co.uk or call Mike Boyce on 07976 612276 for further information.