Hong Kong Race and Upcoming 100 Boat Regatta!

Hong Kong Race and Upcoming 100 Boat Regatta!

Lots of announcements this week…


1. Qingpu Race

We had a beautiful day out on Xiayang Lake in Qingpu town. The team came in with a pretty decent showing and had great times in both the 500m and 3000m races. The banquet was of course unforgettable – and many of us came away with pretty awesome jerseys from the other international teams that were assembled there.

Racers MUST attend this sunday’s practice at Qingpu if possible.


2. Hong Kong Race (Sep 30 – Oct 1)

Those of you who RSVP’d for the Hong Kong Race should already have received your race checklist from Alan by now. If you haven’t, make sure to write in immediately to confirm your status. What better way to kick-off the long holiday by paddling in one of the world’s most exciting cities!


3. Qingpu 100 Dragonboat Regatta (Nov 3)

This big event is going to be held at our very own Qingpu Watersports Center. Shanglong is helping our buddies at the Watersports Center spread the word to the Shanghai community. It is open to: local and foreign companies, non-profit organizations, schools and institutions, consulates, and clubs. We’re hoping to bring dragonboating to the masses! Write in to us and we’ll send you an info packet. Sign up as large/small boat teams, or set up tents on the side to promote your products or services.

Date: Nov 3

Events: 300m 22-man boats, 300m 12-man boats. (Steersman provided)

Schedule: Morning Opening Ceremony and Heats, Afternoon Finals and Closing Ceremony


4. Sunday Practice (Sep 23)

As usual, 9am pickup at the Portman, 9:15am at Gubei Lawsons


5. Pictures for Website

I know, we haven’t been updating those website pics. Please bring SD cards for this sunday’s practice and we’ll get them posted ASAP.