Thank you for joining us for the 12th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival – August 2nd-5th, 2017!

It was a great turnout all week long and on Saturday, August 5th, 2017 fifty-two teams competed for hardware, memories and pride as well as thousands of spectators took in the amazing weather and of course the fun, competitive racing.

2017 RACE RESULTS ARE NOW UPLOADED!

FRIDAY SPRINT CUP Results

SATURDAY RACE DAY Results

SATURDAY OVERALL RACE DAY Results

Festival photos coming soon…

PRACTICE ALL SUMMER LONG!

Interested in getting some more practice time in? The First City Dragon Boat Club practices May – September and is open to anyone. The club now has TWO dragon boats and meets from 6-8pm on Tuesdays at the BSU/OPC located in Diamond Point Park.

PADDLES UP!

This event is co-founded by the Bemidji Rotary Club and the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce with the backing of some pretty amazing sponsors. including our Title Sponsor: Paul Bunyan Communications. All funds raised go right back into our community through their charitable giving.