August 18 & 19, 2017
August 18 & 19, 2017

It's Outrageous - It's Contagious!

 

The Second Annual 

Solomons Island Dragon Boat Festival

August 18 & 19, 2017

 

 

Free Admission Both Days

All Festival Events Are Accessible

(Accessible parking will be located closer to the races in 2017)

 

Dragon Boating is one of the world's fastest growing team water sports and it's coming back to Solomons Island, Maryland on August 18 & 19, 2017!  Watch the excitement as teams of 16 paddlers, a drummer and a steer-person work together to cross the finish line faster than their competition!  Join the excitement- get together a team of friends or co-workers and sign up now. Find out How to register my team.

5 TEAM SPOTS ARE OPEN

LAST CALL - SIGN UP NOW!

(Don't have a team? Single paddler spots are open)

 

2017 TEAMS LIST

Deadlines may be extended with Festival Committee approval

CALL NOW to find out more 410.474.2398

 

TIME TO BEAT 1:02:130

The challenge is on!

Last years winner "Flying Water Dragons" sponsored by Avian, LLC will be back this August.

Can your team beat them???

 
CPFCU @ THE FINISH LINE
 
 
AGAINST THE WIND
Sponsored by Philadelphia Flying Phoenix
 
BB&T
 
DC/40
 

DRAG'N BUTT

Sponsored by AMEWAS

 
DRAGON FLIES  

 

DRAGON BREATH

Sponsored by Prince Frederick Dental Center

 

FLYING WATER DRAGONS

Sponsored by Avian, LLC

 

KBRWYLE'S PIRATES OF THE PATUXENT

Sponsored by KBRwyle

 

KINGFISHERS

Sponsored by Kingfishers Restaurant

 

ON A WING AND A PRAYER

OLSS Staff

 

PATUXENT PRESBYTERIAN PADDLERS
 
PEREIRA'S PIRATES
 

PERSONALIZED THERAPY SIRENS

Sponsored by Personalized Therapy

 
REMAX ONES
Sponsored by Davis, Upton & Palumbo,
Re/Max One, 
Maryland Trust Title & Escrow, LLC
 
SJS DETENTION DRAGONS
 
SMARTRONIX
 

ST. ALOYSIUS YOUTH

 

TEAM SIMMS

Sponsored by Simms Insurance Agency, Inc.

 

THE CENTURIONS

Sponsored by Century 21 NM & Sabre Systems

 

WALL STREET STOCK BOATERS
Sponsored by Wells Fargo
 
WATER WARRIORS

Our Lady Star of the Sea Youth Group

 

 

TEAM NAME - TBD

Sponsored by Primary Residential Mortgage

 

TEAM NAME - TBD

Sponsored by Spalding Consulting, Inc.

 

 

Questions?

solomonsdragonboatteams

@gmail.com

 

RACE TIMES FROM 2016

Festival Highlights

Get a "sneak peak" of the racing teams as they practice on the Patuxent River in the evenings during the week of August 14, 2017

and be sure to visit the Events page  for special offers from some of our sponsors and local businesses!

 

Friday, August 18:  

Free Admission

Festival Opening Ceremonies at 5:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, located at

14400 Solomons Island Rd.  

ASL interpreter will sign at the opening ceremony.

See important parking notes Here.

 

Saturday, August 19:

Free Admission

The festival begins at approximately 8:30 a.m. with the National Anthem and the NAS Patuxent River Color Guard. Dragon Boat Races start at 9:00 a.m. and will end at approximately 3:00 p.m.  Races will take place on the Patuxent River in front of the Solomons Island Riverwalk. Marketplace and Food Vendors will be located on the properties of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

Visit the Event Info page for important parking notes and more detailed information.

 

*Vendor information can be found Here.

 

*Volunteer opportunities are available. Please call the info line: 410-474- 2398

or email us at:

Solomonsdragonboatvolunteers

@gmail.com

 

*Sponsor information can be found Here.

 

 

"The Solomons Island Dragon Boat Festival is a great opportunity to enjoy a weekend of family friendly activities, team building & community involvement."

 

 

Be a Part of the Action

Sound exciting? Sound like something you want to try?

 

It's Easy - Here's How:

Grab some friends, raise the entry fee and designate a team captain. Then just fill out the team registration and paddler waiver forms and decide on a fun theme for your team and tent. Don't have a team? Single paddlers are also welcome!

 

Fees

Entry fee is  $2000.00 per team and can be paid in installments. A minimum deposit of $500.00 will hold your spot. Remaining balance is due by July 31, 2017. (Extension of registration & payment deadlines may be approved upon review of Festival Teams Coordinator.)

A fee of $120.00 is required for single paddlers with no team affiliation. To pay fees or for more info. click Here.

 

Other

Dragon Boats, Paddling Instructions, Steers-persons, PFD's, Paddles and One free practice session will be provided by 22Dragons. Professional water safety staff will be on hand throughout all practice times and during the races. Read more details Here.

 

Check out these award categories. What will be your team's goal?

 

Award Categories:

  • The top three teams with the fastest times.
  • The team with most funds raised.
  • The individual paddler with most funds raised. (both team funds & individual funds prizes are based on money collected prior to festival day).  
  • Best dressed drummer.
  • Best team costumes.
  • Best team tent decorations.

 

*Not enough paddlers?

*Single paddler?  

You can still join in the fun, find out more Here. 

Proceeds To Support

dragon boats, staff, steer persons

 

Team rosters due now

July 31 -   Final payments due

Deadline may be extended

with Festival Committee approval

Aug. 4 -     Paddler waivers due

Aug. 13 -   Boats arrive

Aug. 19 -   RACE DAY!

 

BOATS ARRIVE in 25 days!

RACES in just 31 days!

2017

Presenting Sponsor

Your Southern Maryland Community Credit Union

2017 Sponsors

Solomons Island

Dragon Boat Festival

P. O. Box 560
50 Alexander St
Solomons , MD  20688

Phone:  410-474-2398

Email:

info@SolomonsDragonBoatFestival.com

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