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Location: The event will take place at Pleasure Bay. The address is 2010 Day Blvd., Boston, MA 02127.
Site Map: The 2023 map will be posted 1 week before the event.
Park Rules: We're committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable experience for participants and spectators. Before heading out to the races, there are some things you should know:
BBQs and other cooking equipment are not permitted on-site.
Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at the venue.
Leashed dogs are permitted on-site.
Teams are responsible for picking up their waste within their team sites. In addition to handing out waste bags during team check-in, there will be wastebaskets located throughout the Athletes' Village to maintain the venue's cleanliness. Let's all work together to keep the site clean and green.
The race schedule will be posted on Monday of the event (date TBD).
Industry Cups: In the 500m Qualifying races, eligible Mixed crews will compete in an Industry Cup. To qualify for a Cup race, at least 70% of the crew must be part of the same company or industry. Teams noted with a "C" are teams racing in the noted industry cup.
Time permitting, the top 6* teams in the Mixed division will compete in a 2,000m race.
*Depending on the number of boats per heat.
Get live race results and progressions on race day using your phone. Visit gwndragonboat.com/results
Marshaling for races will begin promptly half an hour before the first race of the day. Teams must be in the Marshalling area 30 minutes before their scheduled race throughout the day.
Race Day Check-In
Every Team Captain must check-in their team at Race Headquarters on race day. All waivers must be completed prior to check-in. Please visit the FAQ section for more information on how to check in on race day.
For a speedy check-in, ensure that all waivers for your team are completed. The electronic waiver deadline is 11:59AM EST on Wednesday, July 12th. Online access to waivers will be restricted after the deadline, after which only paper copies will be accepted on Saturday morning.
Team Captain's Meeting
There will be a Team Captain's meeting on Saturday morning to discuss race day rules and answer any participants' questions, 1 hour before the first race.
Industry Cup: First-place teams will receive a trophy and gold medals.
Consolation Division Finals: First-place teams will receive a trophy and gold medals.
Grand Finals: Third and second-place teams will receive bronze and silver medals, respectively. First-place teams will receive a trophy and gold medals.
Ceremonies will take place after each Industry Cup, Consolation Race, and Grand Final Race. Volunteers will gather the gold medal-winning team as they come off the water. They will be escorted directly to the stage. Bronze and silver medal-winning teams will receive their medals in the dock area.
The A Division Grand Final for Mixed, Women's, and Open ceremonies will take place after all races are completed on Saturday.
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Save Our Sisters (SOS) is a non-profit organization, and South Florida's first Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing team. We are a survivor group whose focus is on living, rather than on the disease that brought us together. Team SOS members are from all walks of life, ranging in age from 30 to 70 with varied interests and fitness levels. SOS offers an active, health-giving, life-affirming opportunity for breast cancer survivors.
For more information, visit https://teamsosmiami.org.