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Join us in 2016!
5th Annual
International Boundary Waters
Dragon Boat Festival

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE

Please note that the road will be closed at the marina for our Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, September 17th from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm!  The launch area will be open, and everyone is welcome to park in the Shevlin Yard via the Scott Street entrance.  The gates on the river end of the yard will be open to foot traffic only for easy access to the festival.  Please contact dragonboatff@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

Festival Poster September 2016

Meet Our Mascot:

Guoji (pronounced Woh-tsi) - means “International” — the Mandarin characters that make up the word are country | boundary. Click here for recorded pronunciation and meaning:

http://dictionary.hantrainerpro.com/…/translation-guoji_int… 

  

Guoji's name was chosen by coach Lincoln Dunn.

COLD WATER CHASE BOAT SAFETY CREW 

A big thank you to Andrew Jourdain, Wayne Nixon, Charlene Binkley (thank you for the use of your boat), Matt DePiero and Ellie for being our safety watchdogs in the chase boat while the water is cold.   Thank you for keeping our paddlers safe!

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FREE POOLSIDE PADDLE & SWIM LESSONS A WRAP FOR THE SEASON:
Thank you to all who participated this winter season.  Looking forward to next year!

Coach Thorstad hosts a weekly session at the I-Falls High School Pool throughout the off-season. The cost is only the $2 pool fee per session. Email dragonboatff@gmail.com for more information.

BWDB Teen Challenge FB
Red chinese Dragon Boat Costume

Grab Your Paddle!

The Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Club is hosting FREE weekly paddles on Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 7:00 pm during the spring & summer months and we want you to be a part of it! Whether you're from Fort Frances or International Falls, grab your friends & family and come down to enjoy a beautiful paddle along the water front. Just come to the dock by the Hallet, look for our trailer.  We supply a life jacket & paddle and will help you with proper technique and commands. 

Teens ages 13 to 19 years of age paddle FREE on Tuesdays all summer long.

It doesn't matter how fit you are, Dragon Boat is fun for everyone!

Join Us

Do you want to become a member of the Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Club? Or are in interested in putting together a team?  Contact us at dragonboatff@gmail.com and find out how you can get out on the water and be part of one of the biggest festivals in the area.

NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE

Please note that the road will be closed at the marina for our Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, September 17th from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm!  The launch area will be open, and everyone is welcome to park in the Shevlin Yard via the Scott Street entrance.  The gates on the river end of the yard will be open to foot traffic only for easy access to the festival.  Please contact dragonboatff@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

International Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Gold & Platinum Festival & Team Sponsors