Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club * Winn Dixie * Holidaze Boat Rentals* Elizabeth Fornoro: Grande Cleaning * De Vine Salon & Spa * Byrski Estate & Elder Law * Isles Yacht Club
Publix * Amberg Insurance * Associates in Orthopedics * R. Boyd Gilldland, D.D.S., P.A. * Creative Window Treatments * Don Gasgarth's Charlotte County Ford 
The Joy FM * Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants Association * Kengo CMA Karate & Jujitsu * Gregg's Automotive * Dragon Dragons * Susan Ion Hogan, D.D.S., P.A.​

​     Festival Sponsors

Jade Dragon Sponsor

​​​​​​Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors!

Festival Sponsors

Patron Sponsors

COMMUNITY TEAM: a local group of paddlers from a local business or organization, or from a group of friends and/or family members coming together to form a team.

CLUB TEAM: Established dragon boat club teams that practice together regularly, regardless of their competitive or recreational nature. 



BREAST CANCER TEAM: ​Teams comprised of all breast cancer survivors (excluding steersperson).


YOUTH TEAM: Teams comprised of paddlers and drummer from 12-22 years of age.


INDIVIDUALS can sign up as an, and we'll help find you a team to join.



To register a team or as an individual, and for Team Captain information, race rules, signing waivers, and completing team rosters

​​​ Dragonflyz  Charlotte Harbor Dragons  Draggin' Dragons  Longwei Wongwei  Silver Dragons  Shaggin' Dragons  George's Dragon Slayers  Nauti Audie  Dream TEAM  Vogue Dragons  Freedom Dragons  Spitzfires​  Pink Dragon Ladies The Vikings  DeVine Lanakila  Farr Breathing Dragons  Shanti Dragons  Zoomers  Rotary Dragons  River Rats   Foot Landing Dragon Slayers   Academy Wolfpack Dragons   Riverwood Dragons  Charlotte Heart & Vascular  Dragon Smugglers   Save Our Sisters   Survivors in Sync   Suncoast Credit Union Dragons  Dragon "R" Asses  This Boat Rocks   Leviathans   Wrightway Warriors   ​Fawcett Warriors  ​This is How We Row ​  Bay Front Buccaneers   ​Publix 391 Dragons

​​​2018 Teams


Premier Mixed (default):Ages 14 and up.
Premier Women:Ages 14 and up; all team members must be female.
Senior Mixed: All team members must be at least 50 years of age.
Senior Women: All team members must be at least 50 years of age; all team members must be female.
Breast Cancer Survivor: Ages 14 and up; all team members must be female breast cancer survivors. 
Youth Mixed: All paddlers must be 14-22 years old. 

​           ​Registration Fees:

Early Bird Discount until August 15th

​  Youth team or Out of Town team (150+ 

        miles from Punta Gorda)                    $ 650

  Community, Club and BCS teams               $ 765

Regular registration:

  Youth teams or Out of Town team (150+ 
        miles from Punta Gorda)                    $ 750

​  Community, Club and BCS teams               $ 850

Individual paddler                                     $   45

Festival Sponsors

EverythingPuntaGorda.com * Wendy's - Punta Gorda * Florida Weekly * Holidaze Boat Rentals * Dr. Jeffrey Joffe, DMD * Waste Management * Home Advisor * American Auto Body Publix at Burnt Store Plaza * R. Boyd Gilldland, DDS, PA * Sotheby's Gulf to Bay International Realty * ClearView Financial * Achieva Credit Union * U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Flotilla 98
Affordable Carts * Isles Yacht Club * Wrightway Emergency Services * Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants Association * Fat Point Brewing * Byrski Estate & Elder Law * Alex Graham
Associates in Orthopedics * Mary Frisina, CNO, Fawcett Hospital * Craig & Lynn Pogue * Office Depot/Office Max * Lights Out Sound-Lighting-Design * Gulf Coast Chiropractic

​     Festival Sponsors

 in partnership with                             and

Gold Dragon Sponsor

T-Shirt Sponsor

Cheerleaders

      Types of Teams and Participants                    Racing Categories

Bronze Dragon Sponsor

Tamina Aratari, Allison James Estates & Homes * Burnt Store Pizzeria * Florida Weekly * Peace River Distributing * De Vine Salon & Spa * Signs-R-Us * James P. Gordon
Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing * Centennial Bank * Ingman Marine * R. Boyd Gilldland, DDS, PA * American Auto Body * All That Jazz Quintet * Waste Management
Jeri Fine Schaller, Keller Williams * Millennium Physician Group * Pier One Yacht Sales * Dr. Jeffrey Joffe, DMD * GetMoreOffers.com * Charlie's Shoe Repair 

 www.all-that-jazz.us

VIP Tent Sponsor

All That Jazz Quintet * James P. Gordon, Merrill Lynch * Florida Weekly * Peace River Distributing * Fat Point Brewing * Patricia A. Scott, D.D.S. * The Parrot  Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing * Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management * Office Depot/Office Max * Millennium Physician Group * Waste Management
2016 Sponsor
Major Sponsors
2015 Sponsors
Major Sponsors

Patron Sponsors

Charlotte Harbor Youth Sailing * Laishley Park Municipal Marina * Friendly Floors * Peace River Distributing * Air Shot Aces Aerial Photography * MedExpress Urgent Care
DMK Associates - Engineers & Surveyors * Altru Realty * Ambitrans * Nix & Associates Real Estate * Millennium Physician Group

​     Patron Sponsors

Silver Dragon Sponsor

2017 Sponsor
Major Sponsors

A COPY OF THE CHARLOTTE LOCAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION (REGISTRATION # CH2190) MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352 or www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com.

For Team practices go to "Contact us". 


Teams must provide their own 10X10 pop-up tent.  For teams traveling by air, provisions can be made for tent rental. Please contact us.                                  

Past Participants