730am to 3pm
REGISTER FOR THIS RACE
EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED for September 29th!
The Magnolia Circle of The King's Daughters brings the 4th annual Magnolia Circle Dragon Boat Race to Downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
Magnolia Circle is a volunteer group in support of the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughter's (CHKD). We invite you to join us for this premier fundraising event on the Elizabeth River at Nauticus Pier, in downtown Norfolk. The Magnolia Circle Dragon Boat Race was the first of its kind in the Hampton Roads area. The Dragon Boat Race & Festival is free and open to the public, so bring your friends and family! From races to music and festivities, downtown Norfolk will be alive with family friendly opportunities for fun as spectators and participants. We look forward to your participation in the Magnolia Circle Dragon Boat Race to support Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.
Food & beverages will be available for purchase
Beer provided by O’Connor Brewing Co.
Free water for athletes provided by Bank of America
Music provided by Promo Joe and Hot 100.5
T-shirts available for sale by MSP Design Group
Waterfront bleachers provided by City of Norfolk
We are also including a youth category; paddlers need to be 12 years of age to participate and a parent or guardian will need to sign a junior waiver, which you can download here. Youth teams will be limited to only 3 teams! All other teams may sign electronic waivers sent by your team captains when they register your team.
TEAM SPIRIT awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places! There will also be recognition for "most spirited" team and the "Dragon's Breath" award goes to last place. Discounted shirts are available for sale from MSP Graphic Design for teams entering the race. Raffle tickets will be available for sale during practice sessions and on race day to vote for your favorite steers person. The winning team will have their choice of steers person during the final race!
For more details regarding team registration, event day, practices, parking and more,
please visit The King's Daughters.
Community Festival Mixed
Corporate Festival Mixed
$1250 - Club & Community (non-profit)
$70 - Individual
$55-Individual Military Personnel
1 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, Virginia 23510