2012 Dragon Boat Race Was A Success Event!



3rd Annual Dragon Boat Race in Madisonville ROWERS NEEDED!!

Date:  Saturday, May 12 2012 - Madisonville , LA

Location:   Madisonville

Contact:  Vatsana Chanthala /cvatsana@yahoo.com / 971.570.2467


The Greater New Orleans International Dragon Boat Festival returns to the Tchefuncte River .  Dragon Boat racing is a water sport that started as a folk tradition in China over 2000 years ago.  Over the past 25 years it has spread beyond Asia to Europe, North America, Australia and Africa , to become an international sport with a huge following.   Dragon boat racing involves having 2 or more boats racing from 'point A' to 'point B' in a straight line. The boat will be 40 feet in length holding 20 paddlers, including a drummer and a steersperson.  The races will be 250 meters, 500 meters, and/or 1200 meters!


Row for Team APAS .

Contact Vatsana (cvatsana@yahoo.com) if you are interested. 


See pictures from previous year's race:



To learn more:  http://www.gwndragonboat.com/Default.asp?id=94&l=1


Sing up your own team and get APAS members/friends discounts, contact Carolyn Lee at  416.735.0127 or  carolyn@gwndragonboat.com to find out about special offers.

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