Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival

Paddles up! Dragon boat races return to the riverfront on August 19. Come cheer on your favorite team and celebrate Asian and Pacific Island cultures through traditional music and dance, hands-on arts activities, food, and martial arts at our free, family-friendly annual event.

Team Registration

How do I create a team?
Team captains register the team, create a team name, create a team password, and pay the team registration fee here. THIS LINK IS ONLY FOR TEAM REGISTRATION. Individual team members register after this step is complete.

How do I invite my team members to join my team?

  1. After team registration is complete, the team captain will receive a confirmation email that will include the specific ATHLETE link to be shared with all the team members they would like to invite to join their roster. 
  2. The team captain will email the link from the confirmation email to each team member with the designated team name and Password to invite their teammates to join the roster.

How do I join my team?
Your Team Captain will register the team and email you the specific registration link, team name, and team password.

  • Follow the Athlete Registration link your team captain emailed you
  • Select the Division type 
  • Click Add to cart and click continue
  • Enter your name, birthdate, and gender
  • Click “Join an Existing Group”
  • Select your team name from the drop-down list
  • Enter your team password provided to you by your team Captain
  • Enter your home address, sign waivers, and submit

Registration Deadlines

  • Team Captains must register by July 21, 2023.
  • Only crew members listed on the team roster shall be permitted to race on the team. team. Rosters and waivers must be electronically submitted by July 28, 2023.

General Team Information

  • Each registered team will receive a 10 x 10 tent for use within Athlete Village. 
  • Teams are welcome to bring their own tables and chairs. 
  • No additional tents are permitted onsite.  
  • Each team must remain at their assigned tent area throughout the day to allow race officials to locate team members. .
  • All entry fees are non-refundable should the crew decide to withdraw from the race or should the race be canceled for reasons beyond the event organizer’s control.

Learn more about Team Composition and Divisions here.

Vendor Registration


Aug 19 2023


8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA

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