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team or individual registration

Registration for a team of 20 paddlers, drummer and plus alternates include:


  • A full day of team-building fun, on and off the water.

  • Equipment supplied (paddles, life jackets, dragon boat vessel — properties of the Dragon boat company.

  • On-site paddle training and safety review from Dragon Boat Company before the race.

  • Participation in three or more races.

  • Each team receives a 10’x10’ tent space in the Athlete’s Village at Bayview Park

  • Qualified experienced steerer from the Dragon boat company

  • And to the fun-loving winners — awards!

Dragon Boats will be available for practice starting the (Date T.B.D.).  Practices will include the basics of paddling and racing. 


Each team will have the opportunity to have (2) Two Practices – (1) One Hour per Session with a professional steers person.   Scheduling will be first come, first served.  Please schedule with the team.  (Times and Dates T.B.D.)

Food vendors and beer will be available for sale. No alcohol may be brought into the Athlete’s Village.


Teams should decide on a “Team Theme” which would include team costumes and tent decorations.  Teams are encouraged to help in the fundraising on behalf of Gulf Coast Kid’s House, Pensacola Habitat for Humanity and Escambia County Public Schools Foundation.


There is room for 40 teams in this year race.  To guarantee a spot for the 2023 Festival, an initial Registration Fee of $500 is required. Balance due by Thursday, September 21, 2023.

Teams through their own competitive fundraising efforts can pay the balance of their Registration Fee at

Deposit or full payment at time of registration can be made online.  All fees must be paid in full by the Captain’s Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2023.  Failure to pay the full registration fee and provide complete liability waiver by all team members will result in a forfeiture of all previously paid fees.

Mailing address for forms and payments by check
PDBF, PO Box 10697, 7150 Tippin Ave. Pensacola, FL 32524

If you're interested in registering your team, fill out the form and submit your payment below.

Team Registration
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Thank you and see you at the festival!

You can also register using our manual form. 

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