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team or individual registration

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


  • A full day of competition, team building, fun and festivities; 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 in each boat during race.

  • Custom-made awards for 1ST, 2ND & 3RD Place, Team Spirit, Best Dressed Drummer, Most Funds Raised and Others!

There is only room for 40 teams in this year's race.  So, sign up early.  All paddlers, alternates, & drummer must sign a liability waiver form prior to start of the races. The minimum age to paddle is 12 years of age w/ permission by legal guardian.  Liability Waiver forms will be turned into the Dock Master the day of the race.  To guarantee a spot for the 2024 Festival, an initial Registration Fee of $500 is required. Balance due by Thursday, October 3, 2024.  Teams through their own competitive fundraising efforts can pay the 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, October 3RD, 2024.  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.

Teams are encouraged to create 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 and Escambia County Public Schools Foundation.

Each team will be provided a space in the Athletes Village.  Food vendors, beverages, beer and our famous Dragon Juice will be available for sale.  Please, No alcohol may be brought to the festival.

Dragon Boats will be available for practice starting the week of the festival.  Practices will include the basics of paddling and racing.  Each team will have the opportunity to have (2) Two 1-Hour Practices with a professional steers person.

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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