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York Dragon Boat Race

Charity Event

between Scarborough Railway Bridge and Lendal Bridge, River Ouse, York
York Dragon Boat Race

About

On July 14th, 36 teams will battle it out on the Ouse (between Scarborough Railway Bridge and Lendal Bridge) for the Challenge Trophy and other prestigious awards, including awards for the fastest Charity Team, fastest Armed Services Team, and of course the "Best Dressed Team" trophy.

The York Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge has been held annually since 2003. Over the last 15 years, they have raised over £1,000,000 for charity!

The Challenge Trophy 

Presented to the winner of the Grand Final, along with a cheque for £100 for their chosen charity

The Fastest Times

These are awards for the fastest time in any of the races in which they participate, and are made to the teams NOT winning the Challenge Trophy.

 The Charity Cup

The fastest "Charity" Team  along with a cheque for £50 for their chosen charity

The Merlin Cup

The fastest "Armed Services" Team along with a cheque for £50 for their chosen charity

The Ouse Cup

The fastest "Civilian" Team and a cheque for £50  for their chosen charity

Tailenders Trophy 

For the team with the slowest time

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