OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2023

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15 Sep 2023 2 p.m.

Galas and special events

Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, London

Fundraising pledge: £5,000

Registration fee: £500

Join us for the eighth OSCAR Dragon Boat Race!

Take to the waters in the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, with your Dragon Boat team, and compete against other companies from the shipping industry.

Get together a team of 11 and join us for some competitive fun and to raise money for the OSCAR Campaign.

What does the event involve?

25 teams compete against one other and the top six teams battle it out in a final. There is a bar, food, quayside games and activities and a DJ to get everyone in the mood. And this year there will also be a classic car show as part of the event. It's an excellent networking event and good fun. Most importantly, no training is required for those who want to race.

Where does the event take place?

The Dragon Boat Race takes place at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, 235A Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3QS.

How much does it cost to take part?

The registration fee is £500 and we ask you commit to raising an additional £5,000

Why sign up?

  • Network with people in the shipping industry
  • Enjoy a fun day out with the team 
  • Food and drink supplied
  • Make a real, tangible difference to lives of seriously ill children from across the world 
  • You'll have a great time!

For more information email our Special Events Team.

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