EVENT Details

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 # of Races

 Before Jan 1st

 Before July 1st  

 After July 1st

 Mixed / Women's / Open / ACP / BCP / Paradragons 

 (w/o practice, 3 x 500m)





 Mixed / Women's / Open / ACP / BCP / Paradragons (Out-of-State)

 (3 x 500m)





 Additional Practice Session




Prices are in USD and do not include applicable tax (7% sales tax).

Payment Methods: We accept Visa, MasterCard, or Check.

Paying by check: You will receive a discount of $25 USD. This discount will be automatically applied during the registration process.

For more information (i.e. refund policy, multi-event discount, etc), please visit our FAQ page.

To ensure races run smoothly, smaller divisions may be combined in heats but will race independently of each other.

Registration Add-Ons

Each team registered at the festival will get a 20 x 20 team site (footprint, not tent rental) within the Athletes' Village. Teams have the option to bring their own tent or rent one from GWN. In addition to tents, chairs and tables are also available. For more information on rentals, please refer to the "Athletes' Village" tab below. Teams may also order additional practices, for more information please refer to the "Practice" tab below. 



Location: The event will take place at Miami Marine Stadium in Key Biscayne. The address is 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL, 33149.

Site Map: The 2022 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.

Pets are not 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, October 24th, 2022.

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. 

Live Results

Get live race results and progressions on race day using your phone. Visit gwndragonboat.com/results

Race Marshaling

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. Registration will be open at 7:00 am. 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, October 26th. 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.

Awards Ceremonies

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.



Stay tuned for entertainment and on-site activities for 2022.



Health and Wellness Village

The Health and Wellness Village brings together health organizations and the community to promote health education.


GWN Pro Shop

Stay tuned for additional 2022 vendors.

Food Truck Bazaar

Stay tuned for 2022 vendors.

Interested in being a vendor? Email us at info@gwnevents.com to find out more.



Ample on-site parking is available for $10 per car.

Please note that it is cash only!



Looking to have some fun on the docks? Be the first to know the official results? GWN is always looking for fantastic volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, we can promise some food, drinks, and a really cool shirt, so please complete this Volunteer Form to join our team! To get more info or ask any questions, feel free to send us an email at volunteers@gwnevents.com.

Additional Information

Athletes Village
Participant Checklist

event partner

Save Our Sisters Miami

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.


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