Racer's Village

The Races

Team Uniforms

Visiting Teams Welcome Party

After Festival Paddler's Party

Racer’s Village

Tent Assignments (Alphabetical Order)  – Will be available in May 2017

Racers Village Layout Map – Coming soon

The 2017 Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival will take place on June 23-25

2016 Feature Races

Friday, June 17

Survivor Showdown – Abreast In A Boat vs. Butts In A Boat – 6:30PM
A challenge between prostate and breast cancer survivors.  Cheer on these two amazing teams as they race and help build awareness for their causes.

Saturday, June 18

Concord Pacific Champions Race Series – 12:30 to 1:30PM

On Saturday, stop by the Dragon Boat Festival to watch elite athletes make waves on the water. From 12:30 to 1:30, the Concord Pacific Champions Race Series will highlight some of the best races the weekend has to offer.

Concord Pacific International Cup:
Cheer on our local premier teams as the take on challengers from Hong Kong, China and the United States in a series of three knockout races where the slowest team of each heat will be eliminated.

Roundhouse Radio – Grand Dragons Cup
Don’t let the name of this race fool you. These teams have been around the world and have the medals and experience to prove it.

Hostelling International – U24 Cup
These up and coming athletes are the future of the sport.  Many of these athletes are currently training to compete on the national and global level.

CIBC – Breast Cancer Survivor Race
A symbol of hope and display of strength on the water.  These teams continue to raise awareness for their cause while competing across the globe.

Featured Race

Goodlife Fitness Guts & Glory (Women) – 5:00PM
This 2km endurance race adds a staggered start, boat turns and the occasional collision to the race. It’s definitely a race that lives up to the title

Sunday, June 19

Championship Races – 12:00 onwards (all day)
The Championship races for the festival.  Watch teams as they leave everything on the water and compete for medals in their respective divisions.

Featured Race

Concord Pacific Guts & Glory – Mixed – 5:00PM
This 2km endurance race adds a staggered start, boat turns and the occasional collision to the race. Bragging rights are definitely on the line.

Team Uniforms

Considering how the 2 owners of Oddball Workshop, along with 7 staff &/ partners will be participating at the Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival this year, we feel we have a pretty good understanding of what paddlers need. We continue to update our options for uniforms and accessories so we can match your requests and the trends. Whether you need jerseys, shorts, outerwear or hats this season, let us know how we can help you look your best both on & off the water.

Dragon Boating may be where we as a company get our drive, but ensuring our customers can get what they want is where we get our passion. We have done our research and listened to feedback to design jerseys and accessories that are great for a wide variety of sports and activities.

Please visit our sublimation website for more information on ideas and styles: www.obwssublimation.com

We also offer a variety of other options to meet all your fabric printing needs. For more information please visit our Oddball Workshop Inc. website: www.oddballworkshop.com


Fully Sublimated Team Jerseys Available at an Early Bird Discount:

For Canadian Teams:
Junior Team Offer
Adult Team Offer

For teams from the United States (Prices include shipping):
Junior Team Offer
Adult Team Offer

Visiting Teams Welcome Party, Friday June 23rd

Out of town teams and their hosts are invited to attend this special event that coincides with the Friday night opening BBQ.  Invited paddlers enjoy free food and a drink with their teammates and new friends.

If your team would like to attend, please email racersservices@dragonboatbc.ca




Paddler’s Party

Come celebrate your triumphs, meet new friends and say one last goodbye to our visiting team members!

Featuring icy cold beverages, live music and a dj, food, T-shirt trading, photos and door prizes. Paddlers, supporters and volunteers welcome!

Date: Sunday, June 25th 2017
Time: 1:00pm to 7:30pm
ADMISSION IS FREE:  No tickets required
Location: In the World Beat Stage Plaza at Creekside Park and Concord Pacific Place (northeast corner of site)

Beverages: Cold Granville Island Brewing beer, Barefoot wines and soft-drinks available for sale.

Food: Festival Food trucks will be open for dinner and snacks.
For more information email info@dragonboatbc.ca


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