All-Ivy Dragon Boat Racing

Update: The Dragon Boat Festival is on for June 14 & 15. If you are interested in being a spectator & enjoy the races, look for the Red Cornell tent and/or the green Dartmouth banner. The team's 1st race will be ~ 9:50 a.m.

You may bring lawn chairs or blankets if you wish. Hope to see you there & cheer for the team.

All-Ivy Dragon Boat Racing

Join the All-Ivy Clubs of Washington, DC as we prove our prowess on the water in the Washington, DC Dragon Boat Festival! Whether on the shore or in the boat, this is sure to be a great weekend spent along the banks of the Potomac. Fewer than 20 spots remain on the first all-Ivy boat registered in this event, so sign up now!

Now in its 14th year, the two-day festival is held along the Potomac River with cultural exhibitions, craft demonstrations, and of course ... dragon boat racing.

The All Ivy DC Team has one boat registered and will be fielding a team of 25 (including 20 paddlers, one drummer, and four alternates). Learn more here.

Date: Saturday, May 17, 7:00 am - Sunday, May 18, 3:00 pm
Location: Thompson Boat Center 2900 Virginia Ave NW Washington, DC 20007
Registration fee: $80. 
Registrations accepted until April 25.

Sign up here.

Registration deadline: April 24 at midnight


Nearest Metro: Foggy Bottom (Orange line), the DC Circulator, and limited parking is available.

Practice Sessions: REQUIRED: All paddlers must participate in at least two of the scheduled practice sessions, held on a Saturday or Sunday: April 12, April 27 and May 10. Practices will be held at:

DC Dragon Boat Club
Gangplank Marina
700 Water Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

Nearest Metro: Waterfront (Green line), L'Enfant Plaza (Green and Yellow Line), the DC Circulator, and limited parking is available.

May 17, 2014 at 7:00am - May 18, 2014

Thompson Boat Center

2900 Virginia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

Tisha Jepson