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AGENDA OF THE EVENT

Saturday 8 June 2024

Race for Amateur teams

The Lowry Plaza

Huron Basin,

MediaCityUK,

Salford,

Manchester M50 3AZ 

Time

09:00 - 10.00

10:00 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:00

11:00 - 12:00

12.30 - 17:00

12:40 - 18:15

18:30

Activities

Dragon Boat Team Registration
(Handout of team flag, uniforms,
and racing schedule)

Crew Managers Meeting and Safety Briefing

Arrival of VIP guests
(Registration and Badge)

Opening Ceremony: 

  • Dragon dance and lion dance

  • Guest Speeches

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  • Paddle Awarding

  • Group photo

Start for Cultural Performances
(Continuing until 18:15)
** The first 8 teams are guided to prepare for loading

Dragon Boat Race - 
Two rounds for each team

Semi-final -
The third round for top 12 teams

Grand Final -  
Top 6 teams

Dragon Boat Teams Re-group (Without teams in Grand Final)

Award Ceremony / Trophy and Medals Presentation

Location

The Lowry Plaza (TLP)

Control centre stall
(The Front Bank of Huron Basin –Next to the Alchemist)

TLP

Main stage, TLP

Main stage, TLP

Huron Basin

Main stage, TLP

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Sunday 9 June 2024

Race for Professional club teams (500m and 200m)

The Lowry Plaza

Huron Basin,

MediaCityUK,

Salford,

Manchester M50 3AZ 

Time

08:00 - 16.30

10:00 - 16:30

17:00

Activities

Dragon boat racing for professional groups (Continuing until 16:30)

Mixed performances and culture event 

  • Dragon and lion dancing

  • Singing

  • Dancing

  • Music playing

2024 Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Closing Ceremony

Location

Huron Basin

Main stage, TLP

Main stage, TLP

UK CHINESE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

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PRESENTING PARTNER

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