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Drums & Dragons Inaugural Dragon Boat Race

June 24


Congratulations to the WaveHearts – 1st place Gold winners and Judges Award for Best Team Name. 19430128_1896095813988609_8686568802612047289_n  Please visit our Facebook page to view pictures of this event.

The opening ceremony will start at 9 am on Saturday, June 24!  In addition to parking at Lake Julian, we will offer a free shuttle service from the CarePartners PACE Building at 286 Overlook Road in South Asheville.  Lake Julian is located at 406 Overlook Road Ext. Arden, NC 28704.  Our Hospitality Shelter is located beside the children’s playground at Shelter #3.  Please bring your own food for an awesome day of tailgating.  There are several local restaurants nearby.  Throughout the day there will be off water events for your enjoyment.

For more information regarding the team practice schedule and race day schedule, please visit

Drums & Dragons brings a fun and unforgettable fundraising experience to Asheville, N.C. Your dragon boat team will compete against other local corporate and community teams, all to benefit the many health services supported by CarePartners Foundation. The dragon boat race will take place on Lake Julian in Arden, N.C. Decorative dragon boats, equipment, and race management will be provided by Dynamic Dragon Boat Racing. All you need to provide is the team of 22 people and lots of enthusiasm!

Traditional Hong Kong style dragon boats are 46-feet long, with 10 seats and 20 people. A drum seat in front of the first two paddlers holds a drummer- the smallest, loudest, most rhythmic person you can recruit. All ages, skill levels and physiques perfect their stroke and timing for the ultimate teamwork experience! For more information about registering a team or becoming a Drums & Dragons event sponsor, please contact Amanda Cantrell at 828-989-5067 or



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Amanda Cantrell
828 989 5067


Lake Julian Park
406 Overlook Extension
Arden, NC 28704 United States
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