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Dragon Boat Challenge

Sunday August 4, 2013 - Sunday August 4, 2013

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A fabulous day of fun, music and entertainment for all the family

Grab your friends and colleagues for your team of fifteen to row down the River Trent on Sunday 4 August, as part of the Nottingham Riverside Festival. Rainbows are looking for teams to compete against each other for the coveted trophy of Dragon Boat Champions!

Up to 60 crews are expected to take part to battle it out over a 200m race course on the River Trent and Victoria Embankment watched by thousands of spectators.


Standard Team Entry includes:

  • Dragon boats, qualified helms and all racing equipment
  • At least three races per crew
  • Family entertainment of the Riverside Festival
  • Souvenir programme
  • Trophies for the top three crews, the best-placed mixed crew (minimum five ladies), the crew raising the most money for Rainbows and the “best dressed” crew.
  • Medals for the top three crews.

Prize meal supplied by Oriental Pearl Restaurant in Nottingham for top fundraising team.

Registration for this event is now closed.

For more information about this challenge and to discuss fundraising requirements please call the fundraising team on 0800 952 1133 or email at

Once you’ve registered in support of Rainbows, we will support you with fundraising advice and ideas to help you meet your fundraising target.

We have lots of other adventures and challenges available – please contact us for further ideas.