2018 Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival

Race Rules and Regulations

The Long Beach Dragon Boat Races will be managed by the Long Beach Dragon Boat Tournament Committee, that is appointed by the International Culture Exchange Association.

You can download the General Race Rules and Regulations here.

You can 2017 Specific Rules Here.

What is Dragon Boating?

Dragon boat racing is an amateur watersport which has its roots in an ancient folk ritual held over the past 2000 years throughout southern China. While 'competition' has taken place annually for more than 20 centuries as part of religious ceremonies and folk customs, dragon boat racing has emerged in modern times as an international sport.

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