2014 North American University Dragon Boat Championships
showcase of unity. Paddler and water. Drummer and paddlers. 22
athletes in all, working in perfected precision as they charge down Welland’s
Waterway as one! Plunging blades to the intense beating of the dragon boat
drum, surging the boat forward toward the finish line.
North American University Dragon Boat Championships (NORAMU) will bring the top
University Teams from across North America to the Welland International Flatwater
Centre (WIFC) North Course. This inaugural event, taking place October 4, will
feature a variety of race divisions ranging from elite to recreational for
male, female, and mixed crews. With an expected 400 participants, this
competitive dragon boat event will feature the following race distances: 500m and 2000m.
Championships will give revellers a hint of the excitement to come as the sport
of Dragon Boat delivers the World again to the shores of the Welland
International Flatwater Centre as athletes from around the globe come to compete
in the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in August 2015.
Come celebrate this amazing event
with us; marvel at the fierce competition, absorb the tradition, and help us
welcome the athletes to the waterway.
Schedule of Events:
4 Competition Day and Award Presentations
Event Presented With Support From:
The Tourism Partnership of Niagara
Best Western Plus Rose City Suites