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Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival, June 17

Date: June 17, 2017

Time: 8:00 am

See the majestic sport of Dragon Boat Racing at the Hope Chest’s annual Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat FestivalSM. Join us for a day of dragon boat racing and fun-filled activities for the whole family. There will be races all day, a basket raffle, refreshments available, a 50/50 drawing, best t-shirt, and best costume contests.

Please be advised that all volunteers or paddlers must be at least 14 years old. 

For those unfamiliar with the sport, dragon boating is a boat of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steer person. It is a team sport that requires power, speed, synchronization and endurance. Dragon boat participant skills will range from novice to competitive though no experience is required. Teams will represent local Western New York corporations, breast cancer survivors, police forces, firemen, and other community organizations.

There is no charge to spectators.

Buffalo Riverworks
359 Ganson St.
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 342-2292
http://buffaloriverworks.com/