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.

TEAMS ARE SIGNING UP FAST!

DON'T HESITATE AND LOSE YOUR SPOT!

 

2017 ~ TEAMS LIST

DRAGON FLIES  

 

DREAM QUEENS

 

PEREIRA'S PIRATES

 

PERSONALIZED THERAPY SIRENS

Sponsored by Personalized Therapy

 
PHILADELPHIA FLYING DRAGONS
 

TEAM DRAGON BREATH

Sponsored by Prince Frederick Dental Center

 

TEAM SIMMS

Sponsored by Simms Insurance Agency, Inc.

 
WATER WARRIORS

Our Lady Star of the Sea Youth Group

 

TEAM NAME TBD 

Sponsored by Cedar Point F. C. U.

 

TEAM NAME - TBD

Sponsored by Patuxent Dental

 

TEAM NAME - TBD

Sponsored by Spalding Consulting, Inc.

 

Questions?

solomonsdragonboatteams

@gmail.com

 

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.

Check the sidebar to the right for special offers from some of our sponsors and local businesses!

 

Friday, August 18:  

Free Admission

Festival Opening Ceremonies 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, followed by 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.

 

*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 balances are due by July 31, 2017.

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 Catergories:

  • 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?

*Individual paddler?  

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

 

June 30 -  Team roster due

July 31 -   Final payments due

Aug. 4 -     Paddler waivers due

Aug. 13 -   Boats arrive

Aug. 19 -   RACE DAY!

 

BOATS ARRIVE in 78 days!

RACES in just 84 days!

2017

Presenting Sponsor:

Proceeds to Support:

Solomons Island

Dragon Boat Festival

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

Phone:  410-474-2398

Email:

info@SolomonsDragonBoatFestival.com

2017 Sponsors

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