Youth Dragon Boat Team
Every year the ORCC enters a number of teams into the annual Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival (ODBF) which will be taking place over the weekend of June 24 & 25. This year the ORCC hopes to enter at least two youth crews. If you have a youth between the aged 13 - 17 interested in joining the ORCC youth crew please view the details below prior to registering.
Youth Crew Details
- Entry to ODBF Races
- Access to the ODBF grounds, concerts, etc
- Team the week before the race where everyone will also have the opportunity to tie dye a t-shirt to wear when racing
- Food for purchase on the festival grounds
- TBC: We may do a team dinner at a Kanata restaurant the Sunday evening after the festival has finished.
- June 24 & 25, 2023
- All day event
- Wednesday & Friday evenings from 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM starting May 24 through to June 23 (the day before the festival)
- If you are interested in joining but holding off because you are unable to attend a couple of practices, fear not! As long as you make an effort to attend as many practices as you can, we will make sure you're ready for race weekend!
- Those who are in the evening Intro to Comp program will return to the club 15 minutes early to join the DB Crew.
***PARENTS: Interested in being in adult DB crew? Reach out to Anita at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will get you set up in the ORCC adult crew!
- Aged 13 - 17 (below 18)
- No competitive experience is required although all participants should have some paddling experience whether that be at an ORCC camp or outside the ORCC.
Festival Weekend Information
How to Register***
Please follow the following steps to register for the ORCC Youth DB crew:
- Click the button below to register on the ORCC site.
- You will also be requested to fill out the ODBF waiver on their website at a later time. More information on this will be communicated to you by the ORCC.
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out to email@example.com as we would be more than happy to help.