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Summer Team Practices


The Flathead DragonFliesled by certified coach Alida Tinch, provide on-water practice / training sessions for registered Flathead Valley teams.  At least one training session with the Flathead DragonFlies is strongly recommended, especially for new teams.

Practice Dates/Times: 
Tuesday & Thursday evenings through August 30:  Practices start at 6:00 pm sharp at the Somers Boat Launch. 

Practice Fees for Tuesdays and Thursdays:
$75 for first practice, $250 for second practice

Saturday, August 18:  10am to 3pm, Foy's Lake Boat Launch.  The fee for all practices Saturday, August 18 is $75.

Teams must reserve practice times in advance.  Contact Alida at or 406-579-6654 to sign up. 

Team practices are open only to teams registered for the 2018 Montana Dragon Boat Festival.  All teams new to the festival are required to complete either a summer practice with the Flathead DragonFlies or go through a Run of Course practice on Friday, September 7.  Practice slots with the Flathead DragonFlies go quickly, so be sure to get your team registered and reserve your practice time as soon as possible. Practice fees are payable to Flathead DragonFlies.

Waiver forms below are for summer practice only.  New waivers will be required for the event.