Lively Dragon Club

Port Perry Dragon boat Race Festival

  • 20 Jun 2015
  • 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Palmer Park Port Perry, Ontario


  • Even lanes, Great racing, lots of docks for easy loading. 200m, can you do it?
  • Vendor fee: $75 plus $9.75 HST 84125 8403 RT0001 per space per event.
    the vendor must apply to the Township for a Hawkers and Peddlers Permit along with getting a criminal record check. This is stipulated in the Rates and fees for the township.

Registration is closed


Port Perry Dragon Boat Festival

Working Together For a Healthy Community



Port Perry Dragon Boat Festival                 
at Palmer Park ,Port Perry, Ontario.

Port Perry Race Schedule , Contests   


Mixed,  Ladies,  BCS, 
(Minimum 4 teams to create a division)

Mixed =(minimum 10 female paddlers) if less than 10 an equal number of men such as 8 women/8 men etc)


An Awesome DJ will provide music and race updates 


Vendors: Registration information is on the left of this page $75.00 plus HST

Click the register button then select vendor and fill in the information.


Registration $850 plus HST

$50.00 Bonus paid to your Team If you raced in Milton May Event

Two steps to registering:

  1. Event Registration
  2. Team Participant Registration (roster, waviers etc done)

Let everyone know that your team will be racing up to Four times, Your Choice!!

Thank you for registering your team for Port Perry Dragon Boat Festival.


As you already know, each team can book the use of the boat two times before the event.  Coach and steersperson can be booked for an additional fee.

Link to Practice page-> Port Perry Practice Schedule


The festivities begins:

Saturday morning at 8am ending at 6 pm

Parking is Free
Drop of and Parking instructions:

All Participants Must park at the Scugog Community Recreation Centre parking lot located at:
1655 Reach Street, Port Perry, Ontario  

Three Shuttle buses are provided 6:30 am to 6:30 pm.

All participants must park at the Off site parking with shuttle bus service On Saturday "Race Day"

Please car pool,  fewer cars the easier it is to manage parking and drop offs.

Vehicles parked illegally will be tagged and possibly towed at the Townships discretion and the owners expense.

Team arrival times

Please arrive at least one hour before your first heat.  The race schedule (first block of races) will be posted on the website by May 30.  This is NOT the official race schedule! this schedule will be subject to changes. Please be sure to check back to confirm your race times.


Race info:
250 meter races

Every team races once and will be seeded into divisions. 

The teams will race again and further seeding into divisions will be done.  The team placing first place in the third race wins medals. 


Medals will be awarded to each division Gold, Silver, Bronze


Medals will be awarded to 25 team members.  These medals go to the people on the winning boats of their division final qualifying race, please do not forget your steersperson and drummer. 


Your team may purchase additional medals after the race for a fee of $8 per medal.

Captains’ Meeting:

Captains meeting will take place at 7:30 am sharp.  Each team should have two representatives at the meeting.  Rules will be discussed and the format for the day will be laid out.  This meeting will take place near the marshaling area at the bottom of the hill.

Steers persons meeting:
Steers persons meeting will take place at 7:30 am sharp.  Each team should have a at the meeting.  Rules will be discussed and the format for the day will be laid out.  This meeting will take place near the marshaling area at the bottom of the hill.


Team Roster:

Team roster consists of 25 teammates. 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steers person with three alternate team mates.  

Mixed=(minimum 10 female paddlers) if less than 10 an equal number of men such as 8 women/ 8 men etc. If the team has less that 10 men the team can fill those seats with women.  

Lively Dragon can provide steers persons.  Please let us know if your team will need a steers person by May 30. 


7:00 am-9 am     One Representative is asked to finalize your team registration. Please have all your paper work, waivers, team roster ready to Hand in. All forms (two waivers with team signature pages…--medical form is optional)


Donations for:


Working Together For a Healthy Community

Pledge forms will be emailed to each team captain / Manager

Pledge forms are available by emailing a request to

Hand in pledge forms and funds raised to the Port Perry Hospital or at the Fundraising table beside registration.  

We sincerely thank you for your donations.

Race Day

6:30 am    Shuttle buses start running

7:30 am    The captains & Steers persons meetings

8:00 am    Opening ceremonies

8:30 am    Round one qualifiers

10:10 am  Round 2 qualifiers

    Lunch Break- 11:45-12:15-- Tonsil Toss Time


12:20 pm    250 m Race Division Finals

2:00pm     Mystery Races

4:00 pm    Closing Ceremonies 


8:00 am   Marshaling for the first race begins


  • Encourage your teammates to drink plenty of water all day during race day!
  • Everyone MUST wear a life jacket at all times while in the boat.  Life jackets must be done up correctly. All life jackets and paddles are provided.  **For those of you who have inflatable life jackets…if yours has a pull cord…IT IS NOT ALLOWED…if it automatically inflate when contact with water…it IS allowed. no acceptation.
  • This is a fundraising event for Port Perry Hospital & .

Each person should bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Lawn chair
  • Change of Clothes
  • Change of Shoes
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Blanket
  • Signed Waivers
  • Pledge Money and Pledge Sheets
  • Personal Medications
  • Water and Food Vendors will be available on sites

Each team should bring:

Shade Tent...this is not mandatory but it helps your team defined gathering place.  It also provides shelter from the sun and rain.  ((( not say the 'R' word!))))]
Races happen rain or shine
Team Banner
Roll of toilet paper...just in case


When to arrive

Each person is usually expected to be at the park at least one hour prior to your first scheduled race.

Marshaling at the Docks
Each team must assemble at the dock and be ready to load at least 15 minutes before each of their scheduled races. We cannot wait for missing paddlers. A minimum of 8 female paddlers and 1 drummer must be on every boat.. 


Team Blurb

If your team has not filled in the team blurb please do so ASAP or you will miss being mentioned in the race booklet.  This is an excellent spot to promote your team sponsors..

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