Town of Waterford, NY

65 Broad St.
Waterford, NY 12188

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The Town of Waterford Presents
The Town of Waterford Dragon Boat Festival is a fun day for the family, full of dragon boat racing, friendly competition, and awards.
Spectators line the Waterfront Promenade to witness a truly incredible day of racing for a good cause. The Town of Waterford, NY is Proud to host this event to benefit Susan G. Komen and their fight against breast cancer.

DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2022
 
Saturday, August 6th
10 AM | Registration begins at 8 AM
Hurst Harbor Center
Waterford, NY
What is a Dragon Boat Race?

A dragon boat is a 42 foot lightweight boat powered by up to 20 paddlers and one drummer.

Dragon boats originated in China and have been popularized throughout the world.

During the festival, teams of paddlers will Race one another in a tournament style competition.
 
Presenting Sponsor
$7,500
  • Exclusive logo placement on all promotional material and race day signage
  • Repeated recognition by mc on day of event
  • Opportunity to bring a 10x10 tent on day of event for display
  • Includes one dragon boat entry into the race presentation of trophy to the race winner
  • Free practice session with professional coach
Supporting Sponsor
$3,500
  • Text placement on all promotional material logo placement on race day signage
  • Repeated recognition by mc on day of event
  • Includes one dragon boat entry into the race presentation of trophy to the race winner
  • Free practice session with professional coach
Race Entry
$1,000
  • 21 person dragon boat provided to fill with a team of your choice
  • Entry into at least two heats on race day
  • Free practice session with professional coach

Checks made payable to the Town of Waterford 65 Broad Street Waterford, NY 12188

  • Step 1 – Team Captains Please Register Their Team to Sponsor or Participate in the Race
  • Step 2- Each Paddler Must Fill Out A Waiver and Return It to Their Captain Prior to Race Day In Order to Participate Download The Waiver and Release
  • Step 3- Teams Will Be Able To Sign Up For Their Practice Date and Time – Your Practice Session will be held with Pan Am Dragon Boat Association at the Visitor Center (link will be posted soon)