The organizers of the the Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival look forward to making their next event in 2018 even bigger and better! Last year's event brought out 65 great teams participating in fun and competitive races, but also 50 Arts and Crafts vendors, 15 food vendors, live music, games for the kids and much more.
This festival is focused on community involvement and charitable giving. This event is currently being hosted by the Citrus County Education Foundation, with all of the event proceeds going to the work they do for education in Citrus County.
Citrus County Education Foundation Created in 1988, the Citrus County Education Foundation is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose sole mission is to support public education, prekindergarten through twelfth grade, in Citrus County.
Mission Statement: To support our Citrus County public schools in order to enhance learning and improve personal development for present and future generations.
Foundation for Success Mini Grants: Classroom mini-grants that enhance curriculum and instructional activities, with a focus on STEM/Literacy and Health & Wellness. First Library: “Read-ins” with preK and kindergarten classrooms throughout the school year, allowing each student to build their own “first library” with 3 (K) or 6 (preK) books given out annually.
Recognition for Students & Staff: Annual Galaxy of Stars event, honoring teachers and school-related employees of the year. Also, student recognition ceremonies, scholarships for aspiring teachers and high school seniors, and other district events including teacher Digital Learning Day.
Supplemental Funding: Support for a myriad of programs based on annual funding needs.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING FORMS
FOR ROSTERING & WAIVERS, PER THE EVENT ORGANIZER
WAIVER 20-Paddler Boat Roster 10-Paddler Boat Roster
Community Festival Mixed
Community Festival Mixed-Students (14-19)
Senior Mixed (55+)
Senior Open (55+)
Senior Women (55+)
$1050 - (1) 20-Paddler Team + (1) 10-Paddler Team
$850 - (2) 20-Paddler Teams
$750 - Community
$750 - Club Team
$750 - Corporate
$450 - Corporate Team 10-Paddler Boat
$450 - Community Team 10-Paddler Boat
$450 - Club Team 10-Paddler Boat