Alkame Dragon Boat Services

18th Annual Milton Dragon Boat Festival

Proudly hosted and provided by Alkame Dragon Boat Services

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Kelso Conservation Area

Kelso conservation area festival
2019 DBC Race Series

Event Details

Pricing

Category # of Races Before January 1, 2020 Before August 1, 2020 After August 1, 2020
Mixed Division 3-4 900.00 925.00 1075.00
University Division 3-4 900.00 925.00 1075.00
*University/Mixed Combo 5-6 1100.00 1250.00 1275.00
Women's Division 3-4 900.00 925.00 1075.00
Women's/Mixed Combo 5-6 1100.00 1250.00 1275.00
**2nd Gender Team 3-4 700.00 725.00 875.00

*Women’s/Mixed Combo & University/Mixed Combo are for teams who wish to compete in their division AND the Mixed division.

**2nd Gender Team only applies to a Women’s Team where 50% of the paddlers are also paddling on a registered Mixed team.

Due to time constraints at this event, only the top 30 teams will participate in the 2000m final.

All prices are in CAD and do not include tax. All teams will also receive 25 park passes as part of their registration.

Location

Kelso Conservation Area, 5234 Kelso Road, Milton, Ontario

Directions
From Toronto, take Hwy 401 W towards Milton.
Take exit 320 to Regional Road 25 N.
Turn left on 5 Sideroad.
Turn left on Tremaine Road.
Turn right on Kelso Road.

 

Please enter through the main gate and park in the designated parking lots. Gates will be open at 6:00am Saturday. Please note: Each athlete must present a park pass to enter the park for free. All teams who register and pay for this event prior to August 1st, will receive 25 free park passes for their team members. After August 1st a fee of $150.00 will be added to each registration for parking passes. All parking passes will be mailed to the teams approximately 1 month prior to the festival.

Schedule

Full schedule will be posted on Monday, September 14th.

LIVE Results will be posted here:

Race Format (Single Division Teams):

  • All teams will race a 200m heat by division
  • All teams will race a 500m heat by division
  • The combination of the 200m and 500m heats will seed into the 500m final and *2000m combined final

Race Format (Combo Teams):

  • All teams will race a 200m heat by division
  • All teams will then race a 500m heat in their division and a 500m heat in the Mixed division
  • The combination of the divisional 200m heat plus the 500m divisional heat will seed into the 500m divisional final. The combination of the 200m divisional heat plus the 500m Mixed heat will seed into the 500m Mixed final.
  • The highest combined heats will seed into the *2000m final

*Due to time constraints, only the top 30 teams will participate in the 2000m final.

Park gates will be open at 6:00am, with first race scheduled at approximately 8:00am. Race head quarters will open at 7:00am for teams to complete any outstanding registration documents. Captain’s meeting to take place at 7:30am, marshalling for first race begins at 7:45am.

Awards

Gold, Silver & Bronze medals will be awarded to the top 3 teams in each Division A final.

Gold medals will be awarded to the top team in every other Division final (B-Z).

Gold, Silver & Bronze medals will be awarded to the top 3 teams in each 2000m final.

Awards will be handed out after the conclusion of each division final.

Each team will receive 25 medals, however if you need additional medals, you may purchase them for $10 each.

Vendors

Stay tuned for all of the exciting food, drink and merchandise vendors!

Are you interested in being a vendor at our event? We would love to have you!

Vendor fees are $125 +hst and all vendors receive:

  • A 10x10 space in a prime area of the park
  • Website & logo promotion on our Festival page
  • Promotion through our team information bulletins
  • The option to add a business card, promotional item or coupon to our team swag bags

Vendors who select to be Race Sponsors (for an additional $25) will also receive logo/website promotion on our race schedule (printed and online) and company promotion/announcements over the loud speaker throughout the festival.

*Please note: In order to best serve our participants, we reserve the right to turn down vendor applications if we feel as though the market is already covered in this area.

Click here to register

Interested in being an Alkame Festival Series Sponsor? We are always looking for amazing partners to work with! Check out our Sponsorship Package today!

Volunteers

Are you interested in volunteering with us this year? The Alkame Festival Series is a great place to make friends, build new contacts, and gain work experience!

Our volunteers receive a staff shirt, food & drink, sign-off on highschool volunteer hours, AND all of our volunteers will have the chance to win some really amazing prizes! The more you volunteer, the better your chances are at winning! Check back soon for our list of volunteer prizes!

Ready to register? Sign-up for an awesome summer here

Questions?

Questions about this event? Need some help with registering? Send an email to katy.dunlop@alkame.ca


Registration

Register Now


Rules of Racing

Rules of Racing - All Sport Teams using this event as a qualifier, must follow Division I rules as outlined on Page 7. All other teams will follow Division III rules outlined on Page 9.


Site Map


Featuring

Freshly Blended Smoothies
The Sauce Shack
Road Grill
Sweetlegs