Date of Event: 09/08/2012
at 06:45 AM
Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, September 8
The Year of Committee and the Student Government Association is sponsoring one team (20 members) to participate in the collegiate Dragon Boat Race at Lake Lanier. Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so register as soon as possible!
This year will mark the 17th consecutive Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival. New competitors and spectators come to the biggest Hong Kong cultural event to take place in the state during the year. You can learn more about the history of the Dragon Boat festival at this website.
Visit our facebook page to see who else is already registered and to talk about the day of the event.
The 17th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Sequence of Events for Saturday, September 8, 2012
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||Team Captain’s Meeting (Base of Finish Line Tower)
||Buddhist Monks will bless the Dragon Boats
||National Anthem and Raising of the Flag
|7:45 AM – 12:30 PM
||Dragon Boat Races (New heat every 9 minutes)
|12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
||Opening Ceremonies, Dotting of the Eye of the Dragon and Asian Talent Presentation (schedule of performances TBA)
|1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
||Dragon Boat Races
|3:30 PM – 3:50 PM
||2000 Meter Dragon Boat Race (selected teams only)
||Awards and Drawing for AirTran Airline Tickets