Welcome to the 2nd Annual Fairway Gorge X-Squared Women’s and XY Open 10-Seat Dragon Boat Championships!

Saturday June 15, 2019


X-Squared Women’s Dragon Boat Championships

This is a fun but competitive women’s only event! Races and festival activities will be held on and adjacent to Victoria’s beautiful Gorge Waterway. A variety of food choices, women’s music and other activities and fun for women will be available in the paddlers’ village area throughout the day. In addition, the 300-meter dragon boat races (a guaranteed 3 races per team) will result in gold, silver and bronze medals for championship and consolation finals!

  • Fee are as follows:
    • Regular (until April 15, 2019) for Local teams is $700 including GST
    • Regular (until April 15, 2019) for Visiting teams is $650 including GST
    • Regular (after April 15, 2019) for Local teams is $750 including GST
    • Regular (after April 15, 2019) for Visiting teams is 700 including GST
    • Junior teams 50% discount off current fee

XY Open 10-Seat Challenge Division:

Bring a team of 10 paddlers ( + Drummer, FGPC stern provided) to race off in our XY 10-seat Challenge.

Teams will race twice against other open (women, mixed, or men) teams – once in a BUK and again in the Champion boats before advancing to the final medal rounds (in BUKs). Race times will be combined for an aggregate race time for placement, and the fastest teams advance to final race offs in the BUKs.

  • Fee are as follows:
    • Regular (until April 15, 2019) for Local teams is $400 including GST
    • Regular (until April 15, 2019) for Visiting teams is $350 including GST
    • Regular (after April 15, 2019) for Local teams is $450 including GST
    • Regular (after April 15, 2019) for Visiting teams is $400 including GST
    • Junior teams 50% discount off current fee

Location:  Fairway Gorge Paddling Club, 2940 Jutland Road, Victoria BC.

  • Teams will be registered on a first come, first served basis;  if registration fills before the Friday, May 31, 2019 your crew will be waitlisted.
  • FGPC Staff Sterns and Drummers will be available for the X-Squared Women’s Championships only (+$100 per staff person). Adding a staff drum or stern to your team is an option for convenience or last minute emergency; we cannot guarantee that a team will win in exchange for hiring a member of our race staff.
  • Please register early to avoid disappointment. Crew registration payment must be made before registration in this event is confirmed.
  • Please complete and submit the form below no later than Friday May 31, 2019.
  • Note that male drummers and sterns are permitted for women’s teams. All paddlers must be female.

Festival Cancellation/Refund Policy

There will be 25% administrative fee for all withdrawals. The final date to withdraw a team from the festival is May 31, 2018. There will be no refunds of any type after this date, including if the festival is cancelled due to safety reasons.

If you have any questions or concerns about this registration process, we’ll be happy to walk you through it — send us an email at info@fgpaddle.com and we’ll get in touch with you!


Registration and Payment

  1. Complete and click on the appropriate “Buy Now” button below to pay your registration fee by credit card.
  2. Once we receive payment we will request your roster. Any paddler who has completed an FGPC waiver in 2019 will not be required to complete an additional waiver.