Practices: Friday February 9

Races: Saturday February 10

Registration Fee: HST and a processing fee 6.99% + $1.99 will be added to all rates

  • Team Captain pays full team fee: CA$875.00
  • Team members pay their own fee: CA$75.00

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Equipment (boats, ice-sticks)
  • Practice sessions will be held on Friday, February 9th.
  • Races will be held on Saturday February 10th; two 200m races; one from start A and one from start B
  • 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 13 years of age as of January 31st of the given year.



Must race with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 male paddlers (does not include steersperson/drummer)


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

Refund Policy:

In the event of cancellation or postponement of this event due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival (OIDBF), including but not limited to, safety, weather, ice conditions, government mandated public health restrictions, or similar concerns, registration fees will be fully refunded or carried forward for future Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival races.