Event is still on! COVID-19 update here.


Our 2019 festival was one of the most successful events on the water, and plans our underway to make the 2020 River Cities Dragon Boat Festival even bigger! Scheduled for June 19-20, 2020 and benefiting Children’s Protection Center, this unique event is limited to the first 50 teams registered!

Race results here:

On Saturday, June 20, 2020, teams will compete at Maumelle’s Lake Willastein for the champion title in the eighth annual dragon boat competition.  Schedule of Events found here.

Don’t wait, form your team now and register with Children’s Protection Center!
Corporate and community teams can register online for a boat and a fundraising page at www.rivercitiesdragonboatfestival.com  Photo Galleries Here.


Form A Team Now!

Here’s what you need:

  • 20 paddlers (friends, family, colleagues, etc.)
  • 1 drummer who is light and loud
  • 3-4 alternate paddlers is a good idea but not required

Each team will designate a captain to coordinate the team. This person can be either a paddler or the drummer.

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