- TEAM REGISTATION NOW OPEN -

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

September 2nd, 2023

Festival Pier

Pawtucket, RI

 

You can now register your team for the

Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races

on the Pawtucket River!

 

Great for both club teams, and businesses / community groups looking to do team building and showcase their organization

in a fun way!

 

Sign up before June 1st to SAVE $100!!!

 

 

Team Sign Up 

 

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