Crew Competitions

Exhibition Races

For all exhibition races, you must register with Karen by emailing her at race@lethbridgedragonfest.ca or by speaking with her at the Race Director’s meeting on Friday night.

Saturday

  • C Cup – Maximum 20 paddlers. All paddlers must be a female cancer survivor; however, drummer and steersperson do not need to meet this criterion.
  • Youth Crew Challenge – A head to head race for the youth crews.
  • Masters Open Challenge – Mix and match, all paddlers must be 55+
  • 2,000m Guts & Glory – Crews must attend pre-race meeting with the Race Chair at the dock area.

Sunday

  • YWCA Angie Shaw Memorial Race – Top Local Women’s Crews: Sponsored by the YWise Women crew. This will be the top 4 local women’s crews based on the combined time from Saturday’s races.
  • Reynar Cup – Top Local Mixed Crew Award: bragging rights will be presented to the winner of the Community Mixed Crew race. This will be the top 4 local mixed crews based on the combined times from Saturday’s races.

Medal Competition

Race crews compete for bronze, silver, and gold medals in each of the crew divisions below:

  • Women’s
  • Mixed
  • Youth

Competitive Awards

Awards are supported by festival sponsors.

  • Rotary Past District Governor’s Award – the Carrier Cup: Trophy presented to the crew with the best time of the festival, in memory of PDG Bernie Carrier.

Fun Awards

Come prepared to compete in the following categories:

  • Best Crew Spirit
  • Best Dressed Crew
  • Best Decorated Tent