Dragon Boat Races August 3-4

The Pacific Dragon Boat Association and Double Fifth Dragon Boating are pleased to present Paddle West, the 2019 Regional Club Crew Championship August 3rd through 4th, 2019, at the Ridgefield waterfront, the same location as Big Paddle. About 2,000 people are expected, with teams from all the western states.

Racing Saturday, August 3rd, from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Sunday’s race is from 8:30am to 3:00pm.

This event is a qualifier for the 2020 IDBF World Club Crew Championship in Aux-les-Bains, France.

Top clubs and paddlers from all over the west will compete for two days to determine which clubs will represent the USA at the next World Championship.

For more information, here is the website: https://paddlewest.net/

Volunteers are needed to make it work. Let’s rally that Ridgefield spirit to help: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20f0b44a9ad23abfd0-paddle3

These are the first dragon boat races in Ridgefield! How exciting is that!!

This is a picture of ‘our’ dragon boat. The racing boats are much sleeker.


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