The 5th annual Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival will take place at the MWRD SEPA Waterfall & Park along the Cal-Sag, June 6, 2020, and includes practices (on Friday, June 5), dragon boat races, music, a vendor village featuring the Southland’s best food, craft beer, awards ceremony, and after party. The festival is now open for team and individual registration.


Dragon Boating is an incredible way to build team unity, show community pride, and compete against your friends, neighbors, and fellow organizations and companies for the ultimate bragging rights: Dragon Boat Festival Champions.

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Pro Division: For seasoned paddlers only! Compete against other experienced teams for the ultimate prize: The Pro Cup.
Community Division: For the casual paddler or someone new to the sport altogether! Compete against teams from Blue Island and beyond for the Community Cup.
Breast Cancer Survivor Division: Compete against other teams of breast cancer survivors for our Survivor Cup.
Individual Registration: Want to jump on a team? Register yourself and we’ll set you up!
Half Team (10 paddlers) Registration: Can’t put together a full team of 20 paddlers? We’ll pair you up with another half team to complete your boat!


Ages: 16 and older
Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Fee: $40 per person | $500 per team

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