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Lake Jindabyne Dragon Boat Challenge

The 2015 Lake Jindabyne Dragon Boat Challenge will be held on Sunday 15th February and looking to be the biggest yet. The Challenge is open to corporate, community, juniors and your crew.

  • A Team consists of 16 - 20 people (minimum 8 male/female) plus the sweep and drummer provided. The race distance will be approx 200m and each team will be guaranteed 2 races with Final.
  • No previous experience is necessary as training is provided on Saturday afternoon for all teams. All equipment will be provided and experienced helms will steer your boat. Safety and skills training, carried out by Dragon Boat NSW will be held on Saturday afternoon with all race events on Sunday.
  • Dragon boat racing is an exciting and competitive water sport which has rapidly grown in popularity as a relatively new sport in Australia. The forty foot long dragon boats are brightly painted and decorated with a dragons head and tail. The races are exciting and spectacular adrenaline charged 200m sprint. Dragon boating is by Nature a social sport requiring large numbers of people to work together. It develops strength and endurance as well as friendships.

Don't miss this fantastic weekend.


Corporate Team - $1000

The Corporate team entry includes:

  • Team Entry fee for 16-20 people (Min 8 male/female paddlers) generally from one commercial business. Also covers equipment training and public liability insurance for all team members. (steerer and drummer provided);
  • also includes two onshore team building challenges coordinated by High Country Fitness sure to liven up the competition for all teams;
  • Reserved area in a prime position near commentary tent: 3 x 3 metres;
  • Corporate banner placement in a prominent area along the foreshore;
  • Acknowledged on the day as a sponsor of an individual heat;
  • Acknowledged as sponsor on posters and flyers leading up to the event.

Community Crew $20 per person

  • Community Team consists of 16 - 20 people (Maximum 10 male paddlers)
  • also includes two onshore team building challenges coordinated by High Country Fitness sure to liven up the competition for all teams;
  • Cost Includes: equipment, training and public liability insurance for all team members (Steerer and drummer provided).

Sporting Teams


Distance

Saturday 14th - 2000m turn race
(1st, 2nd and 3rd place only/winner will be based on the fastest time)
Sunday 15th - 200m (sprints) – 2 heats + final per category
(depending upon numbers)

Entry fees: (inc GST)

Saturday 14th - Twilight Race (2km turn) - $10 pp
Sunday 15th - $25 pp (adults) and $10 pp (juniors) which covers more than one category i.e. mixed and women

Note: All paddlers in the team must pay entry fee including drummer and steerer.

Category Definitions

20's Crews : minimum of 16 paddlers to a maximum of 20 paddlers + 4 reserves plus drummer and steerer
10's Crews: minimum of 8 paddlers to a maximum of 10 paddlers + 2 reserves plus drummer and steerer

Sports Mixed Crews:

  • Minimum 12 years of age (no maximum age)
  • Min 16 paddlers to maximum 24 paddlers in a crew list
  • Drummer and steerer can be either gender
  • Minimum 2 to maximum 10 males (however if club has 4 males participating all 4 must be on crew list and must race in heats and final) (2 clubs can combine 50/50)

Junior Mixed Crews:

  • Minimum of 5 male paddlers to maximum of 10 paddlers (excl. drummer and steerer)
  • Drummer and steerer can be either gender. All paddlers aged 12-17 years.

Sports Women's Crews:

  • Minimum 12 years of age (no maximum age)
  • Min 16 paddlers to maximum 24 paddlers in a crew list
  • Drummer and steerer must be female
  • 2 clubs can combine 50/50

Sports Men 10's Crews:

  • Minimum 8 to maximum 12 paddlers on a crew list
  • All paddlers must be maleDrummer and steerer can be either gender
  • Clubs may combine to form crews (maximum 3 club combination).
  • Drummer and steerer must be from one of the 3 clubs. Clubs who have 8 to 10 paddlers of their own must compete as their own club

Must have all Male paddlers (drummer/steerer can be either gender)

Masters Mixed Crews:

  • Minimum of 5 male paddlers to maximum of 10 paddlers (excl. drummer and steerer).Drummer and steerer can be either gender. All paddlers must be over 40 years (as of first day of regatta)
  • Please indicate on entry form. (Note: sports and masters will be raced together in the heats)

Note:

  • Clubs with 2 crews entering more than one team in the same category (up to 4 paddlers can be interchanged between crews). They must be the same 4 paddlers which includes drummer/steerer.
  • All teams must use a DBNSW/ DBACT/DBV accredited steerers. All steerers must have their names recorded by the Chief Marshall. Level 2 steerers must wear the orange safety vests. Clubs must provide their own Steerers. (If for some reason a club can't provide their own Steerer they can borrow a level 2 steerer from another club).
  • Compulsory for all Team Members to wear current membership cards.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Tuesday 10 February 2015
CONTACT TO ENTER: Jo Davis Email: info@flowingfestival.com.au

Note: Every team must use a DBNSW Accredited sweeps. "p" sweeps must wear orange vests. All sweeps must get their names ticked off by the Chief Marshall. Compulsory for all Team Members to wear current ID Tags.

Downloads

Results

2014 Results (pdf)

2013 Results (pdf)

2012 Results (pdf)

 


 
       
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