Dragon Boat Racing

EVENTS:

Future Masters (27-39 yrs)

Event 1 – 10’s Crews – 200m (Open)

Senior A (Masters 40+ yrs) 

Event 2 – 10’s Crews – 200m (Open, Mixed, Women)

Event 3 – 20’s Crews – 200m (Open, Mixed, Women)

Senior B (Grand Masters 50+ yrs)

Event 4 – 10’s Crews – 200m (Open, Mixed, Women)

Senior C (Great Grand Dragons 60+ yrs)

Event 5 – 10’s Crews – 200m (Open, Mixed, Women)

Breast Cancer Survivors (27+ yrs)

Event 6 – 10’s Crews- 200m

Event 7 – 20’s Crews – 200m

 

NB:
Events are dependent on entries.
Individuals who wish to participate may enter on an individual basis and every endeavour will be made to place them in a team. Individuals should contact the Dragon Boat organiser to discuss their particular requirements.

 

DRAGON BOAT SPECIFIC INFORMATION:

1. All races will be conducted over 200 metres.
2. 20’s teams will consist of a minimum of 18 people (16 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 sweep) and a maximum of 26 people (20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 sweep and 4 reserve paddlers).
3. 10’s teams will consist of a minimum of 12 people (10 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 sweep) and a maximum of 14 people (10 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 sweep and 2 reserve paddlers).
4. Women’s teams – drummer and the sweep must be female – drummer can be of any age (over 12 years) but the sweep must be in the correct age group.
5. Mixed teams – A crew must contain a maximum of 5 of either gender for a 10’s team and a maximum of 10 of either gender for a 20’s team.
6. Open teams – may be any combination of men and women.
7. Age group – Senior C (Great Grand Dragons) must attain the minimum age of 60 by 31st December 2019. Senior B (Grand Masters) must attain the minimum age of 50 by 31 December 2019 Senior A (Masters) must attain the minimum age of 40 by 31 December 2019.  Future Masters must attain the minimum age of 27 by 21st April 2019 and be no older than 39 by 31 December 2019.
8. The rules of competition will follow the International Dragon Boat Federation racing regulation with minor amendments for local conditions. The final rules and regulations will be provided in the Sports Program or are available on the DragonBoat SA website.
9. PFD must be worn by all participants and there will be some available on the day.
Coaches/Managers not ‘on the boat’ will need to pay the Sports Levy and Games Entry Fee if they wish to receive a medal.
The event fee is applicable to each event – there are 7 events in total.

Dates / times

Saturday 13th April, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Gender

Male & Female

Age groups

SENIOR C - Min Age 60, SENIOR B - Min Age 50, SENIOR A - Min Age 40, Future Masters - Min Age 27

Venue

Pastoralists Point, Port Pirie (near boat ramp)

Fee

$10 per person, per event

Contact

Coordinator
DragonBoat SA
John Holland
0412 356 616
johnholland@senet.com.au