Ottawa, ON

Dow’s Lake

February 8 - 9

2019

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REGISTRATION OPENS @ 12:00 PM EST MONDAY OCTOBER 1ST 

North America’s largest ice dragon boat event is back, taking place in the Nation’s Capital! The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival has proudly partnered with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation Series, Canadian Heritage and NCC to present this popular Winterlude event on the Rideau Canal Skateway at Dow’s Lake.

 

Registration includes:

  • Equipment for all team members (boats, ice-sticks)
  • Practice session will be held on Friday, February 8th.
  • Two 200m races; top teams in each division will race in Championship Finals

Team Details:

Teams consist of 8-10 paddlers, 1 steersperson, 1 drummer and up to 4 spares (maximum of 16).

Participants must be at least 12 years of age as of January 31st of the given year.

Divisions:

Mixed:

Must race with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 5 paddlers of each gender (does not include steersperson/drummer)

Women:

Must have all female paddlers, but can have a male drummer and/or steersperson

Refund Policy:

In the unlikely event of cancellation or postponement of this event due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival, including but not limited to, safety, weather, ice conditions, or similar concerns, Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival shall not be held responsible for any cost, damage, or expense which may be incurred by registrants as a consequence of this event being postponed or cancelled. It is further understood that Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival will incur significant upfront costs in organizing this event, and it is acknowledged and agreed and that the registration fee being paid is NON-REFUNDABLE.

Breaking News

WORLD CLUB CREW

Algonquin Television Broadcasting

IIDBF WORLD CLUB CREW ICE DRAGON BOAT CHAMPIONSHIPS, COMING TO OTTAWA

Ottawa, November 7, 2018 – The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival is proud to announce that it will host the 2019 IIDBF World Club Crew Ice Dragon Boat Championships…

Volunteer

Photo By: Garech

Each year it takes hundreds of volunteers in various positions to make the festival a success.  Check out all of the areas and their descriptions to help you choose the volunteer area that is best for you.

Rules & Regulations

A competing team is to be comprised of 8-10 paddlers. In no circumstances may a team race with fewer than 8 paddlers.  While racing, a boat must have a steersperson and a drummer in the boat at all times. The start line will alternate between the North end and the South end…

FAQ

Find the answers to all of your Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival Questions through our FAQ.

Featured News

OTTAWA ICE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IS THE OTTAWA TOURISM AWARDS 2018 NEW COMPANY OF THE YEAR!

MAY 4th, 2018

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival has been named “New Company of the Year” at the 2018 Ottawa Tourism Awards

Free Concerts and More

The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival Lineup is coming but in the meantime you can check out past artists through the Festival’s Bytown Sessions series.

Race Schedule

Find out when your racing!

Race Results

See recent, overall and the charity race result for current and past years races!

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Contact Us

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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