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.  

The 2014 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.

These 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:

October 4     Competition Day and Award Presentations 



Event Presented With Support From:

The Tourism Partnership of Niagara

Best Western Plus Rose City Suites

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LATEST NEWS

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to Present Gold Medals at the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships

Aug 21st, 2015

The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, will be in attendance in the afternoon of Saturday, August 22 , at the Welland International Flatwater Centre North Course for the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships. Her Honour will present gold medals to members of the winning team.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

  • “Dragon Boat Canada is looking forward to our continued working partnership with the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation and we only expect the Canadian Dragon Boat Championships to flourish in years to come.The Welland International Flatwater Centre is a great asset to the dragon boat community and Dragon Boat Canada is excited to call the Welland International Flatwater Centre home for upcoming Championships”
    Chloe Greenhalgh, Executive Director of Dragon Boat Canada.

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