Charity Race Recipients


2011
Canadian Redcross

2012
Kids Cancer Foundation

2013
Wing Kei Foundation

2014
Calgary Chinese Community Service Association

2015
Cornerstone Youth Centre

2016
Give a Mile

2017
to be announced


 

See 2011 Charity Race in action YouTube video (6mins)...

 

Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race

Starting in 2011, the CDBS created the Dragon Boat Charity Race to help raise awareness & funds for a selected organization from the community of Calgary.

Each year, +100 participants from all levels of government, business and community experience the spirit of Dragon Boating by paddling in race of 5 teams, while helping to raise awareness and funds for the Charity Race Recipient.

The Charity Recipient for 2017 will be announced shortly.


Charity Race Program Schedule

August 2nd
(Wed)

Charity Paddler Registrations Deadline.

August 11th
(Fri)

05:00pm – Charity Race Practice Session @ Docks

  * Parking may be available at or near Calgary Canoe Club on practice day.

August 13th
(Sun)
10:00am - VIP & Charity Paddler Registration @ Big Tent (VIP Area)
10:45am - Paddlers Line up at Marshalling area @ docks
11:10am - Dragon Boat Charity Race @ docks
11:45am - Charity Race Welcome Remarks @ Big Tent (VIP Area)
               - Welcome remarks
               - Awards Presentations & Speeches
12:15pm - VIP Charity Lunch Reception @ Big Tent (VIP Area)
               - Charity Race Recipient Awards Presentations & Speeches
12:30pm - Multi-cultural Entertainment @ Main Stage
01:00pm - Dragon Boat Racing resumes @ docks
02:00pm - Traditional Cultural Music  @ Main Stage
03:00pm - Live Band - "Back in the Day"  @ Main Stage
03:30pm - Awards Ceremonies @ Main Stage

 * PARKING is available at Grey Eagle Resort & Casino. See details for Parking and Shuttle Bus.
 * Overall Festival schedule...

 

Charity Dragon Boats Teams & Captains
- Give a Mile - Kevin Crowe
- Community and Media - Jenny Yu
- Canada China Chamber of Commerce - Katherine Hu
- Volunteers - Malcolm & Layton
- Government / BRZ - Terry Wong & Andrew Stewart

Dragon Boat Charity Race distance is 200m long.
See video example...

Schedule updated: February 26th, 2017

Calgary Dragon Boat Society and the Give a Mile would like to thank you in advance for your support.


Last year's Charity Recieptants

Sinopec Dragon Boat Charity Race
for "Give a Mile"

Starting in 2011, the CDBS created the Dragon Boat Charity Race to help raise awareness & funds for a selected organization from the community of Calgary.

Each year, +100 participants from all levels of government, business and community experience the spirit of Dragon Boating by paddling in race of 5 teams, while helping to raise awareness and funds for the Charity Race Recipient.

The Calgary Dragon Boat Society Board of Directors are pleased to announce that the
Give a Mile is this year’s Dragon Boat Race Charity Recipients.

Scroll towards bottom of webpage to see Charity Race Program Schedule...

Please join us in welcoming Give a Mile to the Dragon Boat Community!!!


http://giveamile.org/

https://www.facebook.com/Give-a-Mile-576353435711142/
@giveamile

Contact: Kevin Crowe
1-877-545-3050
info@giveamile.org

 

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