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Dragon Boat - Tim Hortons Festival

OSSC participates each year in the Annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival - we want YOU to be in our boat!

 

There are 6 practices leading up to race weekend, depending on how well we do, the race with be either 1 or 2 days on Race Weekend. All participants will receive an OSSC dry-fit t-shirt!

 


Sprummer 2018 Details: 

Race dates

The 25th Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival will take place June 21st - 24th, 2018 at Mooney's Bay Park. Racing takes place June 23rd and 24th.

# of weeks

6 practices + weekend race.

Practice dates & times

All practices are held at the Rideau Canoe Club (804 Hogs Back Road) on Tuesdays.

 

May 15 - 7:15pm
May 22 - 7:15pm
May 29 - 7:15pm
June 5 - 7:15pm
June 12 - 7:15pm
June 19 - 7:15pm

 

All practices are 1 hour long. Paddlers need to arrive 20 minutes early to warm up and ensure they are ready to board the boat at the exact start time.

Price

$165 + HST.

Important dates

Team Meet & Greet: Will be held on Tuesday, May 8 at the Royal Oak - Hunt Club.

Member package pick-up

Sprummer 2018 member packages will be dropped off at the Meet & Greet.
 
  

See "Sport Info" tab for equipment requirements. 

Race day Schedule Race Day: 2 x 500m races on Saturday.

We will be notified by the festival organizers about the Saturday schedule approximately 5-7 days before race day. 

The top 75 mixed teams will advance to Sunday where they will compete in three additional races - one 100m, one 200m and one 500m race throughout the day.

 

Ready to Play? Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

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- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@ossc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Dragon Boat:

# of people on the boat

20 paddlers.

Interested in being the boat's drummer (coach), steersperson or added to the spares list? Email ken@ossc.ca for pricing and more details! 

Equipment

Lifejackets, boats and paddles included for all practices and race days.

 

Participants will all receive a snazzy OSSC dry-fit shirt.

 

On race day, the OSSC team site will have a tent and space to hang out!

Additional league information

All participants receive:

  • An OSSC key tag which gives you access to discounts and deals from our amazing sponsors and partners around town! See all the deals!
  • An invitation to the OSSC end of season party

 

Rules

Have Fun!

Location

Dragon Boat location: Mooney’s Bay Park on race day and Rideau Canoe Club for practices.