Paddlers

International Dragon Boat Races, The Junior League of Tampa, Paddles Up

Registration for the 2019 Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races is currently closed. Please check back at a later date.

Race with colleagues or friends during the 2019 Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races as a team or as an individual paddler (to be placed on a team). Boats require 22 athletes – 20 paddlers plus one drummer and one caller. Caller and boat provided by Pan Am. Teams will participate in three races (440 meters in length) during the course of the day.

All skill levels are welcome and will be placed in appropriate racing categories. To prepare for the race, all teams and individual paddlers placed on teams will receive three optional practices with a Dragon Boat professional at no additional cost.

Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded for each of the divisional championship races. Come race to the finish and celebrate with your team in Tampa. “Paddles up”!