In its 8th year, the Walgreens Greater New Orleans International Dragon Boat Festival continues to build on the growth of the sport in the southern states.
- Large Athlete's Village
- Vendor/Exhibitor Village
- Mixed, Men's and Women's Division Races
- Specialty and Industry Challenges
- Breast Cancer Survivor Division
- Electronic Start and Finish with Video Replay
- Excellent Spectator Viewing Areas Food Concessions
- World Class Equipment
- Medal and Trophy Ceremony
Admission is free for spectators. Races will run from approximately 9:30am - 4:00pm. A site map will be available two weeks before the event. Parking is located in front of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum (address: 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA 70447).
For information on the Greater New Orleans International Dragonboat Festival, photos and videos from past years and events around the world, team and captains info, or to download a registration form, visit http://www.gwndragonboat.com/neworleans.
Team registration fees vary by team size, registration date, and the number of races in which a team competes. Please visit http://www.gwndragonboat.com/Default.asp?id=new-orleans&l=1 for pricing and details on discounts. Registration for annual Walgreens New Orleans International Dragon Boat Festival will open in spring 2017.
If you are interested in building a team, contact Tanya Leader at (985) 892-0520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (416) 962-8899. GWN Dragon Boat is Great White North Communications Ltd., headquartered at 577 Wellington St. West, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1G3.
Take I-12 to exit 59, LA-21. Follow Hwy 21/Tyler St. south toward Madisonville. Turn left onto St. John St, right onto Main St, and left onto Mabel Dr. Follow to 133, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum.