Dragon Boat Race Challenge 2015
Dragon Boat Race is an exhilarating rowing competition bringing together 18 teams from across the corporate world to support Orphans in Need. Taking place on 14th August 2015 at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre – this is one event you can’t afford to miss!
The race will be over 250 heart thumping, adrenaline pumping metres long.
But it’s not all hard work, as all participants and ticket holders will be invited to a delicious BBQ.
Where and When...
14th August 6pm – 10pm | 253a Westferry Road, Docklands, London
Register your team today: https://oindragonboatrace.eventbrite.co.uk
Registration fee per person = £50
Fundraising target per team = £2,400
To take part you need a team of 8 members. You will be racing against up to 18 teams. The winners as well as the highest fundraisers will be awarded trophies.
Each person in the team pays £50 registration fee, and as a team the fundraising target is £2,400!
The Dragon Boat Race isn’t just about the fun and competition. All funds raised in sponsorships through the Dragon Boat Race will go towards our Orphan Support Programmes in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Orphan Support will provide an orphan street child with:
- Shelter and accommodation
- A minimum of 3 nutritious meals a day
- Clean water and sanitation
- Medical care
- Education & school uniform
- Popular team building exercise & superb motivational activity
- Gets everyone working together & having fun
- Requires no previous experience & caters for all abilities
- Have fun & support thousands of orphan children across the world
On the Day...
Wear clothing that’s ok to get wet. Bring a towel and dry clothing. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat for on shore between races, and appropriate footwear- watershoes, sandals that can get wet, or trainers are good. (Bare feet and flipflops are not allowed)
- All the equipment you need – (boats, paddles, life vest)
- Qualified Helms – A professional experienced Steerer is provided by the Race organizers.
- BBQ – Lots of delicious food to feast on after the race
- A free Orphans in Need T shirt!
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
020 7100 8866
When is the event taking place?
Friday 14th August 2015, 6pm-11pm.
Where is the event taking place?
The event is taking place at the Docklands, 235a Westferry Rd, Docklands, London E14 3QS.
What is the race distance?
Teams will be racing a distance of 250 meters.
How many races will I participate in?
Teams will most likely paddle in 1-3 races (two preliminary heats, and a final).
What do I receive if my team wins?
Each of the top three teams will receive a team trophy and medals.
Is the event open to the public?
Yes! You can invite your friends and family to come down and cheer you on! Members of the public can attend the event by purchasing a ticket, the ticket will include entry as well as the BBQ. Only people with a ticket will be allowed to enter the venue.
What should I bring and wear on race day?
Wear clothing that’s ok to get wet. Bring a towel and dry clothing. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat for on shore between races, and appropriate footwear- watershoes, sandals that can get wet, or trainers are good.
How many people do I need for a team?
You will need 8 paddlers. A professional experienced Steerer is provided by the race organisers.