Sparks Marina Park, Sparks , Nevada US
GWN Dragon Boat is excited to host its 2nd annual Northern
Nevada International Dragon Boat Festival at Sparks Marina Park in Sparks,
Nevada on Saturday, August 18th, 2018. This event brings together
culture, sport and international flavors that blend a 2,500-year-old tradition
with the fun and excitement of an outdoor festival.
Twenty paddlers move in unison, combining strength and
teamwork in a boat whose elaborate design originates from ancient China. Social
groups and businesses alike embrace the sport because it builds camaraderie,
forms connections and promotes healthy lifestyles.
Admission to this family-friendly event is free; races
will begin at 9:00am and will continue throughout the day. Festival grounds
will offer a variety of activities for all participants and spectators. Wander
through the Health & Wellness Village featuring exciting products and
services to assist in leading a healthy lifestyle. Grab a bite from one of our Food
Trucks or shop in the Marketplace. A portion of the proceeds of the event will
be donated to Immunize Nevada.
New teams and individuals are welcome! Invite friends,
family, colleagues - form a group of up 21 people and sign-up a team today. If
you or a couple of friends are interested, there is a pay per seat option
available, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
in on the action – ask us how to get involved!
For more information, visit www.gwndragonboat.com/nevada
- mixed, womens, bcs and open divisions
- all races are 500m
- 20 man boats (bUk)
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