Team Registration

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Boston Dragon Boat Festival, an ERDBA-sanctioned point event. 

Team Entry Fees

Local Teams: MA, NH, RI, CT, VT - $1000.  Separate refundable $200 security damage check required for teams practicing with Boston Dragon Festival Boats.

Visiting Teams: (outside 150 Mile radius) - $700.  The Boston Dragon Boat Festival reserves the right to determine if teams qualify as Visitors.

Multiple Team Discount: for teams belonging to the same parent organization - $100.00 off on third or fourth team.

Registration Deadline

Late registration fee: after May 1st, add $200.00 to the registration fee.

How to Register

Please be sure to read and understand the race rules below.  Captain or designee must download and read the following required information:

  • 2017 Race Rules
  • Update for 2017: all teams will race with 20 paddlers and each team must have a minimum of 8 female paddlers.   

Team managers, register your team(s) via the link below.  Once you have successfully registered, you will be able to invite team members to your registered team(s).

NOTE: All team registrations shall be filed electronically. Paper copies will not be accepted. Teams w/o rosters cannot practice. Paddlers w/o completed filed waivers cannot attend practices.

Checks must be made out to "Boston Dragon Boat Festival, Inc.", and be conventionally mailed to:

Boston Dragon Boat Festival
437 Cherry Street, C/O GBCCA
West Newton, MA 02465

For more information, email