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Event Info:
Join us on Saturday, May 19th for a day of fun on the water to support the children of the Chattanooga region. All funds raised at this event will go to Childrenís Hospital Foundation to support Childrenís Hospitalís efforts to keep our kids happy and healthy. Get started by signing up for a boat and fundraising page today and help us get one paddler closer to reaching our goal of $150,000!

Teams race in authentic 46-foot Hong Kong style boats for the most fun, unique cultural event featuring adrenaline-pumping action. They rave about the excitement, friendly competition and community spirit surrounding the sport. All skill levels and physiques can participate,15 years or older, making it the ultimate team building sport.

Thanks to the fundraising paddlers and teams, the real winners of this event are children who get the care they need thanks to Children's Hospital at Erlanger. Each team is encouraged to set a fundraising goal of $3000 or more, about $143 a team member.

Event Location:
TVA Park at Chickamauga Dam

Event Schedule:

The deadline for registering a team for the Children's Hospital Dragon Boat Festival is April 20, 2018.4/20/2018
You're Invited to join the 2018 Children's Hospital Dragon Boat Festival. Children's Hospital Foundation wants YOU and your team to paddle for the children of Chattanooga and our region while raising funds for a new Children's Outpatient Center and Hospital.5/19/2018 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Races begin at 8:00am. Race times for each team will be posted the morning of the Festival. Race results are announced and posted shortly after each series of races. Championship finals take place in the early afternoon. The Festival typically wraps up by 3pm.5/19/2018 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Team Registration: $100.00
Fundraising minimum of $3000

Event sponsorship: No Fees
Must be approved by Event Manager

Team & Boat Registration: $1,000.00
Includes boat rental fee and tent space at the event. If invoice is needed contact Rebecca at 423-778-4803

Team member: No Fees
Free registration. Create your very own fundraising page.


Participant Level
Top Fundraiser- Individual ($3,000.00 + ) 
The person that raises the most amount of money will be give an engraved paddle for their office.

Best Costume- Drummer  
The best dressed drummer will receive a specially engraved paddle

Team Level
Top Fundraising Team ($1,000.00 + ) 
The team that raises the most money will receive an engraved wooden paddle for display.

Best Theme- Team  
The team with the most creative theme/outfits will be given an engraved paddle for display

Best Tent  
Award given to the most creatively decorated and themed tent in the bunch

Best Team Name  
Award given to the team that comes up with the most creative, unique team name

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