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Are You Ready For The Arizona Dragon Boat Festival?

The Arizona Dragon Boat Association is proud to present the 13th Annual Arizona Dragon Boat Festival. The event will feature competitive and recreational dragon boat races, vendors, and Asian and Pacific-inspired talented entertainment.

Fifty dragon boat racing teams from all over the world are expected to participate: 40-foot-long rowing canoes, 20 paddlers, one steersperson and a drummer in a 500-meter race.

Races will include mixed, men’s and women’s, high school, collegiate, and corporate teams; as well as special-interest teams such as Breast Cancer Survivors and Arizona Disabled Sports.

It will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Tempe Town Lake Marina (north side). The event is free for spectators.  Proceeds from this event will help benefit Arizona Disabled Sports.

For more information, visit http://www.azdba.com