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Team Registration

2018 Festival dates are September 8 & 9, 2018 in Lakeside. Registration Is OPEN!

Registration Fees: 
General Registration - $900
Non-Profit - $800 (must be a registered charity or non-profit organization).


  • Mixed – 8-12 of each gender, no minimums but no more than 12 men in a boat
  • Open – any gender/age combination, generally the most competitive
  • Women – all paddlers female; steersperson and drummer any gender
  • Breast Cancer Survivors – all paddlers would have been diagnosed with breast cancer, exceptions allowed for steerspersons and drummer
  • Rocky Mountain Invitational Division -  an invitational race division showcasing top dragon boat teams from the western US and Canada as they compete for the RMC trophy.

Registration for all divisions includes:

- All equipment (boats, paddles, PFDs) for all team members
- A 10' X 10' site in the Team Village. Team provides own tent. Best-decorated team tent wins drummer's weight in beer.
- Entry into the Montana Dragon Boat Festival (racing on September 8 - 9, 2018)
- Opportunity to be a part of an international event giving back to local charities

Cancellation Policy:  Registered teams withdrawing from the event prior to March 31, 2018 will be refunded 50% of the registration fee and will receive a $100 credit toward registration for the 2019 Montana Dragon Boat Festival. No refunds will be given after March 31, 2018. In the event of a festival cancellation all teams will have the option to defer their registration (100%) to next year's event or request a 50% refund.

APPLICATION FOR FREE ENTRY TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION (RMC).  The first eight teams that apply and qualify for the RMC Division will win a free entry.