>> Prague Dragon Autumn 2018 <<

A big and huge HALLO! To all dragonboaters and dragon boat fans...and for all who just by accident are walking by.

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

Prague Dragon Autumn 2018

We would like to invite you to the 14th year of the festival, that is a unique fusion of sport, culture and entertainment and that will be held on:

saturday 8th September 2018

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

This place was helding the event in previous two years so we know it will offer to you:
- bigger area for sportsmen and visitors, a place for your team tent
- dressing rooms for clothes change, boxes with locks
- dragon bar with drinks...incuding special dragon drinks
- panorama terrace overlooking the race track
- food and soft drinks during the whole event
- Still excellent accesibility by public transport and better parking options for your car. 

The Festival will incude following events:
In the sport part there will be the traditional race of hongkong style boats with the IDBF certification for short track of 200 meters but also a long distance race for 1000 meters. But also the unique race on indonesian dragon boats - come and test these special boats unlike others. And because it was very sucessful last year we will organize again the race for woman crews 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. Everybody will find a new challenge and competitors.

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 

- This YEAR THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL DRAGON EGG PRIZE - a special trophy for the winning team

- A special Sunday morining event: "A special sightseeing tour in Prague city center with commentary"

 More about the programme: HERE

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
- the "Most enthusiastic team" competition

What are the inovations for this year?

- This year we will compete for the special "Dragon egg prize"

The parking at the recommended area is free of charge.
You can also bring your own tent and build it the the festival area.

List of teams who allready applied:

And you can apply HERE

* Team name - Company/Organization Country team description 200 m cathegory
1  Timi tým CZE  Fun/company  MIX 200 
2 LPG Dresden GER Strong/well trained MIX 200
3 CertiCon Dragons  CZE  Fun/Company  MIX 200 
4 Beetzsee Drachen   GER  Strong/well trained  MIX 200 
5 Beetzsee Drachen & Friends  GER  Strong/well trained  MIX 200 
Prague Dragons  CZE  Strong/well trained  MIX 200 
7 Dungeon & Dragons* CZE Fun/company MIX 200

Note: Team Dungeon&Dragons canceled the participation on PDA 2018.

Datum konání: 
Sun, 22/07/2018