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Honourary Chair Chief Charles Bordeleau

  On Thursday, April 3, the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB), raised a brand new sign on t ...

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The Sheepdogs will headline a free concert June 20 at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

Organizers of North America’s largest dragon boat festival have confirmed that The Sheepdogs wil ...

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Behind the Lights: Navigating the Ottwa Dragon Boat Festival

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ARKELLS will headline a free concert June 21

ARKELLS will headline a free concert June 21st, confirmed organizers of North America’s largest dragon boat festival. Joining them will be Hey Ocean, Wildlife and Amos The Transparent. To find out more click here.

The Sheepdogs headline free concert on June 20

Organizers of North America’s largest dragon boat festival have confirmed that The Sheepdogs will headline a free concert on Friday, June 20. Also on the bill are roots rockers Cuff The Duke and indie folk band Harlan Pepper. To find out more click here.

Register Now For 2014

Eighteen teams (four hundred and fifty athletes) registered in the first five minutes! Will you accept the challenge and be the next to register? Click here to register today!

New Registration Fees & Race Format

As a result of paddler feedback we have made some adjustments. To find out more click here.

Accommodations

Exclusive hotel packages are now available at the Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill. Book your rooms early and enjoy your stay in an atmosphere filled with other paddlers and attendees. Click here for more info.