Planned programme for the 2017 Festival:

09:00 - Registration open
09:55 - Registration closes
10:00 - Welcome and festival introduction
10:03 - First teams called up for their Team photo-shoot, followed by their safety briefings
10:38 - Start of Race 1
12:45 - Start of Race 2
14:10 - Start of Race 3
15:40 - Grand Final Race
15:50 - Award ceremony and prize giving
16:00 - Festival End

Please note: Event times after Round 1 are based on final numbers and so subject to change.

How to enter:

Entry this year is by our new online entry form. You may nomimate one of the listed charities in the dop down box, or chose another eligible charity not on the list. In order to be elegible, the charity must be registered with the Charities Commission and have a charity number.

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 Teams in the 2017 Chester Dragon Boat Festival