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Dragon Boat Racing NSW State Championships 2024

April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:30 pm

The Dragon Boat Racing NSW State Championships return in 2024 for another thrilling showcase of this ancient Chinese paddling sport. This premier event will take place on Saturday, April 6th, at the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, bringing together the state’s top dragon boat clubs and crews.

Witness the power and synchronization as teams of 20 paddlers, guided by a drummer and steered by a sweep, race their ornately decorated 12-meter boats across the waters in intense 500-meter sprints. The championships will feature the 20s race format, catering to various categories, including premier open, premier women, premier mixed, junior, and masters divisions, accommodating all skill levels and age groups.

Spectators can expect fierce competition, team spirit, and an electric atmosphere as these dedicated athletes battle it out to claim the coveted state titles. With food vendors, entertainment, and activities for the whole family, the event promises an exciting and immersive experience for both participants and spectators alike.

Whether you’re a seasoned dragon boater or simply seeking a unique cultural experience, mark your calendars and join the vibrant dragon boat community for this celebrated annual event at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on April 6th. Let the beating of the drums and the slicing of the paddles captivate you as you witness the thrilling Dragon Boat Racing NSW State Championships 2024.


April 6 @ 8:00 am
April 7 @ 5:30 pm
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Sydney International Regatta Centre
Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd
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