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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Montana Dragon Boat Festival
Registration is open for the Inaugural Montana Dragon Boat Festival! Get the Ride of your Life Saturday, September 8, at The Flathead Lake Lodge.
Dragon boat racing is the 8th fastest growing sport in the world, with more than 50 million people in 63 countries participating, and the most fun, unique cultural event featuring adrenaline-pumping action. Teams of 20 paddlers, a drummer and steerer race in authentic Hong Kong-style, 46-foot-long dragon boats. All ages, skill levels and physiques can paddle, making it the ultimate team building sport, requiring synchronicity and finesse, more than power to win.
Find out why you can’t miss this event on Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. The festival is expected to attract 3,000 spectators and 600 racers, drawing visitors from the Pacific Northwest and Canada, where the sport of Dragon Boat racing has become increasingly popular.