North America’s largest ice dragon boat event is back, taking place in the Nation’s Capital! The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival has proudly partnered with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation Series, Canadian Heritage and NCC to present this popular Winterlude event on the Rideau Canal Skateway at Dow’s Lake.
- Equipment for all team members (boats, ice-sticks)
- A practice session will be held on Friday, February 7th.
- Two 200m races; top teams in each division will race in Championship Finals
- Teams consist of 8-10 paddlers,
- 1 steersperson,
- 1 drummer and up to 4 spares (maximum of 16).
- Participants must be at least 12 years of age as of January 31st of the given year.
- Must race with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 5 paddlers of each gender (does not include steersperson/drummer)