NEW DATE – July 17th & 18th – Event 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! Rescheduled for July 17th and 18th, 2020 and benefiting Children’s Protection Center, this unique event is limited to the first 50 teams registered!

Race results here:

On Saturday, July 18th, 2020 (note rescheduled date), 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  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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