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Race Schedule 2020

Depending on interest and availability, additional races may be added.

Tempe March 30-31, 2019

tempe race

Since 2004, the Arizona Dragon Boat Association has been hosting this festival at Tempe Town Lake in Tempe, Arizona. Even though this is one of the smaller festivals that we attend, it is a very fun race venue that has grown significantly each year since LARD started participating in 2005. The warmer weather in Arizona allows for an early start to the racing season and is used as an opportunity for newer paddlers to the team to race with veterans as a warm welcome to the team.

Long Beach Spring Race April 14, 2019

long beach spring race

Toronto Island Race June 14-16, 2019

vancouver race

This will be the first time the team will participate at this race. We expect to compete against high caliber Canadian and US teams. This race will be are signature and highlight race of the year. Train hard to play hard as they say!

Long Beach Festival July 27-28, 2019


Held at the Long Beach Marine Stadium since its inception in 1997, the Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival has steadily increased in popularity and competitiveness over the years. LARD has participated in this event since 1998 when LARD was known as the Pomona Valley Chinese Association (PVCA)

Portland Sept 6-8, 2019

portland race

This race takes place on the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Oregon. It’s been a while since the team has visited this venue! We expect to compete against 68 well-seasoned teams from along the West Coast. We look forward to all the yummy food that Portland has to offer too!

San Diego Race Sept 28-29, 2019

san diego race

LARD has participated since the first annual race in 2010. As the venue for 2011's PDBA Championships where LARD earned the privilege to represent as the PDBA US Nationals team for the 2012 Club Crew World Championship in Hong Kong, the festival has grown to become another favorite "local" race

Los Angeles Dragon Boat Festival Oct 5, 2019

LA dragon boat festival

Founded in 2012, the Los Angeles Dragon Boat Festival hosted at Santa Fe Dam is a one day festival of 10-man boats. LARD's first year of participation was in 2012.