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26 April to 4 May 2019

Dragon Boating

Dragon Boat festival race paddlers will churn up the waterfront on the opening weekend of the Arafura Games. A team sport that encompasses the elements of power, speed, synchronisation and endurance. Spectators will feel their hearts race to the beat of the drum as athletes carve their way through the water.

Dates and Times of Competition

Saturday 27 April
Festival Racing time: 1000 – 1300

*Times are tide dependent and will be advised closer to the date.

Eligibility

This is an 18 years + event.  Athletes must be 18 years of age by 26 April 2019.

Competition Format

The length of the course is approximately 150m.

8 paddlers per boat

Maximum team size: 10

Venue

Darwin Waterfront

Kitchener Drive, Darwin City (Darwin Waterfront)

Darwin Waterfront

Dragon Boat festival race paddlers will churn up the waterfront on the opening weekend of the Arafura Games. A team sport that encompasses the elements of power, speed, synchronisation and endurance. Spectators will feel their hearts race to the beat of the drum as athletes carve their way through the water.

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Entries

Entry is by invitation, please contact sport to discuss eligibility.

Contact

  • For registration and general inquiries, contact:
    Email: Arafura.Games@nt.gov.au
    Phone: +61 8 8946 1419

  • For sport specific inquiries, contact:
    Darwin Waterfront Warriors

    Secretary, Helen Hazard
    Email: mellohazard@gmail.com