Thursday 01st January 1970

Knottingley Dragon Boat Race 2014

Call of the Dragon…

Osgoldcross & Elmet Rotary Club are organising a fundraising challenge event at the Knottingley Amphitheatre on bank holiday Monday 26th. May 2014!

They are organising the Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge for teams to enter to raise money for their charity or organisation.

Dragon Boat Races will take place throughout the day with teams comprising up to 20 crew.

It’s £350 to register a charity team, £500 for a corporate team, who will race over a 250 metre course at least 3 times against the clock throughout the day, with the fastest teams at the end of the heats qualifying for the finals.

All racing activity and will be done under the watchful eye of Dragon Boat Racing experts ‘Race the Dragon’ who will provide all necessary equipment, training and expertise on the day.
This is a sponsored event and teams are encouraged to raise a minimum of £50 per person, that’s £1000 a team!

Mark Lovett from Osgoldcross & Elmet Rotary Club had this to say about the event;
”Dragon Boat Racing is fast becoming one of the most popular ways of raising money for charities, because it’s not only a great day out but really does raise so much money for charity. It is a great day out for all the family to come down to Knottingley Amphitheatre and watch the racing. Entry is free and there will be plenty of stalls and activities to keep everyone entertained.”

Teams that would like to register or receive further information can contact Mark Lovett on 01977 620766 or

Alternatively download the entry form here