Registration for the Dragon Boat Festival is now open!!! Boats are limited so get your team together and get registered!!!

Race Information

Whether you want to win the race, or win your lane – bring your team to the start line! Mark your calendar for the 4th annual Dragon Boat Festival! Start forming your teams now so you can secure a spot on next year's roster. Look to co-workers, friends, spouses, church members, civic leaders, customers, neighbors, and others to form your winning team of 20 paddlers and a drummer. Find out why it's the fastest growing water sport! Get your Team. Get on the Boat. Make Waves!

New Jersey Dragon Boat Race

Registration: Opens February 1, 2018

Race Day: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Start time: 8:30 a.m.
Cost Per Team: $1,500

Practice Dates: Thursday, May 17- Saturday, May 19
Practice Location: Lake Mohawk Pool Property

All dragon boats, gear and instruction (including paddles, life jackets, and coaches) provided for teams by our race producer.

It is important to obey all parking signs and regulations to avoid being ticketed or towed. Information on available parking areas will be provided closer to the event.

Teams hang out, bond, play games, eat or nap between races. After averaging combined times from the first two rounds, the top 16 teams will advance to a final round. The best times from the final race will determine Gold, Silver & Bronze winners.

All team members must sign a waiver form before they can get in a boat.

Team Questions? Please e-mail us at paddle@SpartaDragonBoat.com

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Note: Hydration is very important to prepare for a Dragon Boat race. The earlier you start, the better. Drink lots of water in advance, and encourage your team members to bring water with them during practice.