Dates & Times
- Friday 2 – Sunday 4 November: 7:30am – 5pm daily
- Friday 2nd – 500m
- Saturday 3rd – 200m
- Sunday 4th – finals (+ distance race around the island for mixed, women and opens)
- Age is determined as at 2 November 2018
- Minimum age for competition is 40 years
- Snr A (40+): Open, Mixed and Women
- Snr B (50+): Open, Mixed and Women
- Snr C (60+): Open, Mixed and Women
- Cancer Survivors only
*All standard boats (20s) only
Sport Fee: $50 per player (unlimited divisions)
Games Fee: Competitor: $140
Credit card fee: 1.21% (incl GST)
Account2Account (select Australian banks – no fee)
Paddlers, drummers and steerers are all classified as participants
- Team entries close: Friday 12 October 2018 (5pm AEST)
- Individual entries into existing teams close: Sunday 28 October 2018 (5pm AEST)
Gold Coast Dragon Boat Club
Calm waters and stunning scenery make Lake Orr one of the finest places to dragon boat race on the Gold Coast. The 80-hectare man-made lake attracts water sport enthusiasts from around the world and is located a stone’s throw away from the bustling Market Square in Varsity Lakes.
- A crew consists of no more than 26 competitors.
- Races will consist of a maximum of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerer.
- Mixed divisions must be 50/50 split (ie 10:10 ratio). If you have less than 20 paddlers, then you will paddle with 18 being 9:9
- A crew list for EVERY crew must be submitted to the Dragon Boat organisers via the below email address by no later than Sunday 28 October 2018. NB. Minor changes can be made the morning of each day up to one hour prior to the first race of the day. These minor changes will be made at Race Secretariate to the crew list you had already submitted.
- To enter the ‘Cancer Survivors’ category, all your paddlers, drummer and steerer must be a survivor of cancer.
- Race Distances: 500m, 200m and a long distance (time permitting).
- Information bulletins (including race draw changes) will be issued up until Friday 2 November 2018.
- All competitors must hold sport specific insurance (this is not provided by PPMG). As such each competitor is strongly encouraged to be Financial Member of either their State or International Dragon Boat body. If you are not a member of your State or International body, please email email@example.com with a copy of your insurance held with another paddling sport that covers the competing in a dragon boat. If you are not a member of any State or International body, insurance for the event must be purchased by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost of this insurance will not be known until closer to the event.
- For a category to run, at least 4 entries (minimal entries) must be received. Should only 3 entries be received, two races (a heat for lane placings in final and a final) will only be available if the program permits
Rules & Judiciary Procedures
- Competition Rules: Australian Dragon Boat Federation Rules of Racing
- Dragon Boat Frequently Asked Questions: FAQs
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