date-and-sponsorsThe Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival is an amazing event that you and your workmates can be part of, raising money for Sue Ryder’s Thorpe Hall Hospice. Get your company involved by entering a team to race and as well as team building fun, you’ll also be helping Sue Ryder raise vital funds for their essential work in Peterborough.

For more information about the event click here  or click here for an entry form.
You can also call Gable Events on 01780 470 718

No previous experience needed! Just get your team together and face your dragons!
Don’t just take our word for it…watch the video!


Photos from the 2016 Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival


For full details of the event, click here to visit the Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival website

Entry details
Crews comprise of up to 10 paddlers plus a drummer – squads may be larger (max 15
persons). Crews can be mixed, all female or all male and organisations may enter more
than one crew. The minimum age is 16 and no previous experience of dragon boat racing
is required. All crew members must be confident in cold water conditions, in light clothing
and in moving water and compete entirely at their own risk. Qualified helms, buoyancy
aids and water safety cover are provided by the organisers.
Gable Events is an approved operator of the British Dragon Boat Racing Association (BDA)
and the Festival will hold a BDA Race Permit. All crews accepted for entry must abide with
the competition rules and the entry details shown on this form. Each crew is guaranteed a
minimum of 3 races (subject to conditions).
Will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. No refunds will be given once an entry
has been accepted and there can be no refund if the Festival or racing has to be cancelled
due to conditions outside the control of Gable Events.
Crew Marquees
Small marquees (3m x 3m units) with chairs are available for crews to hire.
Tel 01780 470718 for details and prices
Crew Clothing
A complete selection of team clothing and merchandise, embroidered or printed with your
name/logo is available from our official clothing supplier Total Clothing. Tel 01733 394758
Crew Sponsorship
Official sponsorship forms and VirginMoney Giving information will be supplied with your
entry form and all forms giving evidence of sponsorship money raised must be handed in
to Race Control before your crew’s first race. All crews are encouraged to raise money for
the official festival charity.
Top fundraisers’ prize
The team giving evidence of raising the most money for Thorpe Hall Hospice that is
handed in on the day will be awarded the charity trophy and receive the fabulous prize of a
private raceview suite for up to 40 guests with delicious finger buffet and a sponsored race
worth £600 courtesy of Peterborough Greyhound Stadium!
Enjoy all the fun, thrills and atmosphere of a night’s live greyhound racing at
The Peterborough Greyhound Stadium, Fengate, Peterborough, PE1 5BJ.
Tel 01733
Advertising opportunities
Souvenir programme advertising – 1/4, 1/2 and full page available.
Price and details on application. Tel 01780 470718
How to enter
Please call: 01780 470718.
Entries to:
Gable Events, 48AMain Street,Woodnewton, Peterborough PE8 5EB.


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