>> Prague Dragon Autumn 2016 <<

Dear friends, sportsman and dragon boat supporters, people keen in Asian culture and also all others!

Prague Dragon Boat would like to welcome you to the dragon boat festival 

Prague Dragon Autumn 2016

We would like to invite you to the 12th year of the festival, that is a unique fusion of sport, culture and entertainment and that will be held on:

saturday 17th September 2016

in a NEW PLACE in Prague at the Small Shipyards Chuchle - Czech Technical University in Prague (GPS 50.0252153N, 14.3955278E).  

This new place for the event will bring you:
- bigger area for sportsmen and visitors, a place for your team tent
- dressing rooms for clothes change
- dragon bar with drinks
- panorama terrace overlooking the race track
- Still excellent accesibility by public transport and better parking options for your car. 

This year program will be again filled with races and this year in new combination. There will be changes in the race types and as well in the program. But what is the same is the basic concept of festival that makes a combinaton of sport, culture and social event..In the sport part there will be the traditional race of hongkong style boats with the IDBF certification. But also the unique race on indonesian dragon boats. Because of the synchronization with othre races we changed the short track distance to 200 meters. And as a complete new race we introduce the race for woman crew in small dragon boats intented for 10 paddling woman.

Festival is arranged for sportcrew but alos amateur sportsman as well as the company teams. That is possible because the races are organized in different cathegories according to team racing results.

Our festival is always international - In previous years we did have teams not only from Czech but as well from Germany, Poland and Slovakia.

The sport program will be again including the famous and unique  -Indonesian dragon boats race. As in the previous year the ceremonially equiped dragon boat from Indonesia will again sail on the water of Vltava river to give you the exotic experience..

Sport part of the festival will be including:
- race on 200 meters long track on hongkong style boats - this race in several cups 
- race on 200 meters long track - race of woman crew on small boats - 10 women in the team
- race on 1000 meters long track with a turn 
- "Tanjung-Pinang Cup" - race on indonesian boats for 600 meters with a turn
and a special event "The most enthusiastic team" - competition for teams and teammembers, where the most beautiful dress, the loudest war cry, the strongest fair-play feeling can get you a special award from our club.

More about races: HERE

Cultural programm

Prague Dragonboat Autumn is not only sport competition - it is festival of dragonboating. Therefore you can expect a cultural and social event where it is everything combined and spiced by Asian culture and tradition. What can you expect this year?

Awakening of the dragon - traditional dance exhibition that brings new figures every year. 
- Dragon dance exhibition
- free rides for children on the dragon boat through all day
- Lion dance performance 
- Exotic dances 
- Music from DJ during the day 
- Evening party music


Why to choose our festival? 

- experienced organizer
- excellent racing boats with IDBF certification
- unique Indonesian style boats - ONLY TWO BOATS IN EUROPE 
- accurate time measurement with finish camera
- Long distance race for 1000 meters.
- clear race system with at least three races for each team
- Food, drinsk and other refreshmens available at the place
- Dances and other performances

- Afterparty after dragon races
- the "Most enthusiastic team" competition

What are the inovations for this year?

- New place = new views, new part of Vltava and new challenges
- You can bring you own tent for your team.

More about programme HERE

The parking is  free and you can also bring your own tent.

List of teams who allready applied:


* Team name - Company/Organization Country team description 200 m cathegory
1 Timi tým / Sympatizanti Pražského klub dračích lodí CZ Fun/Company team
MIX 200
2 Certicon / Certicon a.s. CZ Fun/Company team MIX 200
3 Horalki / Horalki CZ Fun/Company team - woman
4 U 96 / U 96 CZ Fun/Company team (+woman)
MIX 200, WOMAN 10
5 PRES-LI-TIM CZ Fun/Company team MIX 200
6 Sklepníci CZ Fun/Company team MIX 200
7 HOLKY NA DRAKA CZ Fun/Company team - woman
8 Beetzsee Drachen DE Sport team
MIX 200
9 Dračí žrádlo  CZ
Fun/Company team - woman
10 Převážně neškodný  CZ organized amateur team
MIX 200 
11 KOcats CZ Fun/Company team - woman

Datum konání: 
Sat, 17/09/2016