Dragon boat racing has become a popular fund raising event as it’s proven to not only offer a great day out to the local community at Wicksteed Park, but raises thousands of pounds for worthy charities at the same time!
This year’s event will consist of a racing competition between up to 48 teams from local businesses and organisations. Boats and safety equipment are provided, and absolutely no experience is needed.
All the teams will take part in various heats in a bid to be champions of the day, and winners will be rewarded with a trophy at the award ceremony which will end the day in style.
Wicksteed Park have teamed up with Gable Events to host this event. They have over 15 years experience in running high profile events of this nature.
Gable Events is recognised as the market leader in the field of dragon boat racing event organisation and is the only commercial dragon boat event operator recognised and approved by the UK sports governing body, the British Dragon Boat Racing Association, and the international governing body, the IDBF.
The following PowerPoint presentation provides details about Gable Events:
- Gable Events Overview
While the Dragon boat racing is lots of fun for all those participating, and spectators of all ages, there is so much more to this event, you can also use all of the facilities in the park. For more details of the attractions, please visit www.wicksteedpark.co.uk
- Live music
- Hot food and snacks, supplied by Wicksteed Park
- Stalls and events
Please note all attractions are subject to confirmation – more details coming soon Programme of Events
09.00 Event Starts
10.00 Start of Races
12.00 Start of Displays
17.00 Final Race
18.00 Event Closes
Race Draw and Schedules
To be announced.