Overview

November 17, THURSDAY to November 18, FRIDAY

Consists of 2 days of Competition

Venue(s)

Potential Locations:

• Shing Mun River (Shatin)

Equipment

Personal Dragon Boat equipment:

Dragon boat paddle*, swimwear, PFD* if needed
*Paddles will be provided if needed
*PFDs will be available to rent

Events / Schedule

The following Races will be organised:

• 200m Small Boat Race
• 500m Standard Boat Race

Dragon Boat Event Format:

Heats, Repechage, Semi-Finals and Finals: there shall be 6 crews only in each final. For category Senior (Over 60), there will be 3 rounds.

Categories / Divisions

Open, Women’s, Mixed and Senior Classes

OPEN CLASS
The primary class of racing. There are no restrictions on crew composition, or age.

WOMEN’S CLASS
In the Women’s Racing Class crews must be all female and of any age.

MIXED CLASS
Requires a minimum of 50% of the paddlers to be female.

SENIOR CLASS
There are no restrictions on crew composition, and they must be over the age of 59 on the 1st June, in a given year. Drummer and helm can be of either gender. Ratios are halved for small boats.

No. of Participants / Teams

500

Registration Fee

Guidelines / Special Considerations or Rules

Dragon Boat teams that wish to use their own steers person will have to pass a water test before the start of the event.

All Information Above is Subject to Change