SATURDAY 11. 5. 2019 at 9:00am
Price: 0 € / for spectators and fans
Venue: Žluté lázně, Prague 4, Podolské nábřeží 3
The 10th Annual International Rotary Dragon Boat Charity Challenge opens The Week of Rotary in Prague. The Dragon Boat Race is organised by ROTARY CLUB PRAGUE INTERNATIONAL together with the Czech Dragon Boat Association as a part of the wider Prague Dragon Boat Festival. You can spend the whole day at Žluté lázně from the morning until late evening enjoying a fun and enjoyable time. All are welcome: adults and children!
FANS ARE WELCOME!
SPECTATORS AND FANS
Usually 25-30 teams take part in this Rotary Dragon Boat Charity Challenge, representing various international and local companies and organisations, including other charities. Teams also include members of other Rotary clubs! Amazingly, the team who has won most years, has been Rotary Club Praha Staré Město, the team with the oldest paddlers participating!
This year there will be a new mixed team comprising of members of the District’s Alumni Association, Rotaractors and Rotex. Come and support them all. The winners will be announced around 13:00.
REGISTER YOUR CLUB TEAM AND PARTICIPATE IN THIS RACE! DEADLINE: 31. 3. 2019
Each boat consists of 16 paddlers and 1 drummer. After registration, the organisors will be in touch with the teams, and there will be a possibility of training for each team. The race is 200 m long on the River Vltava, and each team takes part in 3 heats. Each team pays a participation fee of 30,000 Kč of which 15,000 Kč is donated to 3 charities: ŽIVOT 90, a non-for-profit organisation which provides a wide range of services to the elderly, nadace Naše Dítě, which offers very necessary help and support to children in a variety of very difficult situations and Výbor dobrý vůle Olgy Havlové (VDV), which mainly helps the physically & mentally impaired and the ‚disadvantaged‘ as well as those who are discriminated in society.