TAMPA BAY INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES Tampa, FL
Community Festival Mixed
Corporate Festival Mixed
Junior Mixed (-18)
Junior Open (-18)
Junior Women (-18)
Senior Mixed (55+)
Senior Open (55+)
Senior Women (55+)
$1250 - Club & Community (non-profit)
$1100 - Out-of-Town (100+ miles)
$750 - Youth
Founded in 1926, The Junior League of Tampa, Inc. is an organization of 1,900 women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The Junior League of Tampa is committed to helping break the cycle of poverty for our most disadvantaged through:
Improving the lives of children and families touched by the child welfare system, particularly through the continuum of foster care and also providing educational programs that support emergent literacy, life skills, and health and nutrition.
Community Impact of the Junior League of Tampa:
-Volunteered over 50,000 hours
–13,471 books distributed to 150 classrooms
–1514 backpacks assembled to provide necessities for children who are taken into protective custody due to neglect or abuse
–3 children matched with their forever families
–11, 285 bags of food distributed this year to needy families
–305 children fed weekly
–$55,000 awarded to local nonprofit agencies
–$330,000 invested in the community through our partnership projects & community assistance opportunities
–22 training events for more than 1900 women
–14 signature community projects focused on child welfare & education
-anti-human trafficking training with 350+ attendees
-Anti-human trafficking mural in downtown Tampa “I am not for sale, I am priceless”
**statistics range from 7/1/16-6/30/17
Special Olympics Dragon Boat Team, sponsored by the Junior League of Tampa, 2017
Help support local charity work by getting a team together with a traditional spring day filled with fun on the water and throughout the park emphasizing team spirit and embracing your local community! In addition to racing, other highlights include opening ceremonies, live entertainment, food vendors, and more! A unique team building experience for any company, organization or group!
Tampa Bay’s Garrison Channel, this venue is hard to beat! This protected waterway allows for ideal racing conditions! Teams of all levels appreciate this cherished spot in the heart of downtown Tampa! Cotanchobee Ft. Brooke Park along with the Tampa Bay History Center combine for the perfect location!
Out-of-town teams can enjoy a weekend of racing and the downtown attractions in Tampa with a at the Marriott Waterside, right next door to the venue! The views can’t be beat at this landmark hotel overlooking Garrison Channel where the race course it paramount! Call and get your reservation and use promotion code: FVJ under the Corporate/Promo code.
So much to do while hanging at the Marriott Waterside as you stroll along the RiverWalk on a warm spring day.
Practice times will be available all week and April 28th if you want to arrive early! You can also experience the Tampa Bay History Museum, a continued partner with the event. Adventure to St. Pete on the new Cross Bay Ferry which picks up right along the RiverWalk!
The Hampton Inn, Ybor City welcomes back paddlers from previous years. It is centrally located with lots of restaurants, parking and tons of local Tampa flavor to experience! This hotel is close to the venue and eager to take your reservations! There are a limited number of rooms, so get your reservations in asap. CLICK HERE for special pricing just for paddlers!
CLICK HERE to book the special dragon boat rate!
REMINDER TO ALL CLUB TEAMS:
First 10 club teams to sign up for this event (plus accumulate extra points!),
receives a FREE entry to the
Rocky Point Dragon Boat Festival to prepare!
The fourth PASS (Pan Am 10-paddler Sprint Series)event for the 2018 season!