Dragon Boat Race & Festival

Registration is open for the 6th Annual Decatur Morgan Hospital Foundation Dragon Boat Festival! Get the Ride of your Life Saturday, May 13th, at Point Mallard Aquatic Center Beach.

Sure to become a favorite in North Alabama, dragon boat racing is the one of the fastest growing sports in the world and the most fun, unique cultural event featuring adrenaline-pumping action. Dragon boat racing grows in popularity each year, with more than 50 million people in 63 countries participating. Teams of 20 paddlers, a drummer and steerer race in authentic, 46-foot-long dragon boats. All ages, skill levels and physiques can paddle, making it the ultimate team building sport, requiring synchronicity and finesse, more than power to win.