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Kenosha Area Dragon Boat Festival

July 19, 2014

(800) 368-6851
(813) 569-1030

Dragon boat racing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Over 50 million people around the world have participated in this unique cultural event featuring lots of action. All ages, skill levels and physiques can paddle, making it the ultimate team building sport, requiring paddling in sync, more than power to win. 

Lake Andrea is a perfect site to hold a dragon boat event with great water, ample space for teams and an awesome viewing of the races for visitors. With easy access right off I-94, this venue is a perfect location for teams from Chicago to Milwaukee.

This event is organized by Pan Am Dragon Boat. Pan Am has over 50 years of dragon boating experience between its owners and staff. 

At a glance:

  • No experience necessary!
  • 20 paddlers and a drummer are all you need to form a team
  • Great for corporate team building
  • Dragon Boat Racing dates back to a more than 2,300 year old tradition from Ancient China
  • Each Dragon Boat is 42 feet long with 10 rows and seats 20 paddlers
  • A steersperson (supplied by organizers) uses a 9 foot oar as a rudder, standing in the stern
  • A drummer sits in a seat at the bow, facing the crew

See video from the 2012 event: Clip 1 | Clip 2