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16819531_1327801793929537_9065265581249176613_oDISCOVERY CHANNEL’S DAILY PLANET FEATURES ICE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

March 1, 2017

Tonight the first ever Ice Dragon Boat Festival held in North America and largest Ice Dragon Boat Festival in the World will be featured on Daily Planet. Tune in to check out the participating team’s technique, hear from CEO John Brooman and see highlights from on the ice in this special broadcast tonight (Wednesday) at 7:00 PM EST on Discovery Channel.

 

 

DSC_9670THE RICK MERCER REPORT FEATURES ICE DRAGON BOAT

February 28, 2017

Exciting news! Tonight the first ever Ice Dragon Boat Festival held in North America will be featured on the Rick Mercer Report. Tune in to check out Rick’s technique and behind the scenes fun in this special broadcast tonight (Tuesday) at 8:00 PM EST on CBC.

16722828_1327806293929087_4110811720043185413_oTHE WORLD’S LARGEST DRAGON ICE BOAT FESTIVAL A SMASHING SUCCESS!

February 18, 2017

The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival took place Saturday, February 18th, 2017 on the Rideau Canal Skateway at Dow’s Lake. Athletes and spectators made history when they converged in the Nation’s Capital for this unforgettable event.

Welcomed as and official partner of the 39th edition of Winterlude the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival worked in partnership with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation Series, Canadian Heritage and NCC to present non-stop action  celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary.

Shiver&Giver

SHIVER & GIVER FUNDRAISING RACES A DAZZLING SUCCESS

February 18, 2017

The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival held the inaugural Shiver & Giver Fundraising Races. Over sixteen thousand in funds were raised for local charities supported through the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation! 

 

20160216-00061_jegcsakanySHIVER & GIVER FUNDRAISING RACES

January 27, 2017

The Shiver & Giver Fundraising Races will raise funds for the charities supported through the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation.

Check out more about the Shiver & Giver Fundraising Races including FAQ,  Shiver & Giver Fundraising Drive Team Standings and the Shiver & Giver Fundraising Drive Individual Standings!

We encourage anyone wishing to make a donation or to learn more about the Foundation to visit ODBF.CA

20160216-00146_jegcsakanySHIVER ME TIMBERS THE OTTAWA ICE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL SELLS OUT IN TEN MINUTES!

November 9, 2016

The inaugural Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival registration sold out in 10 minutes. Organizers quickly opened a second block to meet the unprecedented demand which also proceeded to sell out. Athletes have registered from California, Florida, New York, Ontario and Quebec.

dsc_0543WINTER IS COMING AND THE OTTAWA ICE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IS COMING WITH IT!

November 9, 2016

Registration opens today for the first ever ice dragon boat race in North America. The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival has partnered with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation Series, Canadian Heritage and the NCC to present non-stop action in the Nation’s Capital in conjunction with Canada’s 150th Anniversary Celebration.

odbf-2011-racing-smlEARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR THE TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IS OPEN!

November 1, 2016

Early bird registration opens today for the 24th Annual Tim Hortons Dragon Boat Festival. The traditional summer festival will take place June 22-25, 2017. Early bird registration for is available to first 50 teams to register and pay by December 31st, 2016.

 

Celebratory Ice Dragon Boat HeadHISTORY IN THE MAKING!

November 1, 2016

In conjunction with Canada’s 150th Anniversary Celebration the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival (OIDBF) proudly introduces the exciting new sport of ice dragon boating to North America for the very first time.  This momentous event is presented in partnership with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation – Series (IIDBF). The IIDBF held 8 international races one after another including: Harbin, Changlinghu, Mudanjiang, Ordos and Budapest, between December 2015 and February 2016. Approximately 10 thousand people had joined in this series of events.

16722729_1327807157262334_1013437251007723123_o (1)INTERNATIONAL ICE DRAGON BOAT FEDERATION

November 1, 2016

International Ice Dragon Boat Federation (IIDBF) is the official organization of ice dragon boat sports which is dedicated to the spread and development of ice dragon boat sport worldwide. IIDBF has published constitutions, articles, racing rules and regulations as well as racing technical specifications for international ice dragon boat races. The IIDBF is currently soliciting members.

Race Results

CURRENT RESULTS

MIXED TEAMS 

Block 2 Race #20—Mixed / Women
Lane Team Name Result
1 Fire on Ice 1:40:76
2 Fleet of Foote Too 2:06:12
3 Pink Ice Martini 2:20:07
4 Blades of Glory 2:12:24
5 Les Draveurs 2:10:91

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WOMEN’S TEAMS

Block 2 Race #25—Women
Lane Team Name Result
1 Lively Ladies from Lively Dragon 3.56.65
2 Twisted Sisters with a Mister 3.03.36
3 Snowgirls 3.21.03
4 US Sculliwags 2.39.44
5 Party Oars 2.58.04

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OVERALL RESULTS

MIXED TEAMS 

 

Rank Team Name Time
1 Ottawa Dragon Masters 0.52.16
2 The Valecraft Velocity 0.54.87
3 US Scaliwags 0.56.48
4 Skittles on Ice 0.57.31
5 That’s a Paddlin 1 0.59.48

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WOMEN’S TEAMS

 

Rank Team Name Time
1 Vermont Fire     (W) 1.07.49
2 Blades of Glory     (W) 1.07.83
3 US Sculliwags     (W) 1.08.07
4 Twisted Sisters with a Mister     (W) 1.08.90
5 Cascades Women     (W) 1.10.22

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Info

dsc_0543RACE SCHEDULE

We’re just days away from all our spectacular participants getting their game faces on and competing at the 1st ever Ice Dragon Boat Race in North America! Whether your team is called the “Frosted Flakes” the “Galley Girls” or the “Polar Pandas” the here is what you’ve been waiting for! Paddles Up! Ready, Ready!

Base of Ice PaddleFAQ 

January 27, 2017

You want answers, we got answers. We’ve tried to compile a list of everything you want to know and more from “What happens if the Rideau Canal Skateway & Dow’s Lake is closed?” to Where’s Waldo??? Still looking for more information? Please use the contact form and send us a emoticon filled inquiry and we will respond as promptly as our frost bitten fingers will allow.

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Ottawa Dragon Boat is located at:

180 Kent Street
Unit 4 – Ground Floor
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 0B6

Tel: (613) 238-7711
Fax: (613) 565-2662

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