We are excited to announce the Seattle Celebrating Life! Festival has joined the Rainier, Kent, Salem World Beat and Portland festivals in the Northwest Challenge Circuit.  Register for at least three of these festivals, as well as the Northwest Circuit, to compete for additional medals.

Prices:    Mixed, Women                           $750
                 Women Survivors                       $600
                 Youth                                            $350                  
Special Out-of-State Promotion - when two teams register from the same club, the second team pays half price.
Divisions:  Mixed
                     Youth (ages 13-18) 
Specialty Races:  Women Survivors*
                                  Seniors (age 45 - plus)
Each team may register for 1 Division and 1 Specialty Race (i.e. Women and Women Survivors)
Teams from different divisions may compete against each other during the race day, but will compete only within their own divisions for their respective Trophy Finals. A minimum of three teams are required for each division or specialty race.
* Seattle Celebrating Life! honors the winners of the Women Survivors race through presentation of the Perpetual Cancer Cup trophy. This trophy recognizes Team Survivor Northwest's commitment to cancer recovery through physical fitness and teamwork.



  • Teams will have 1 caller, 1 steersperson and 20 paddlers on the roster. Up to 3 substitutes may be listed. Mixed teams must have a minimum of 8 women in each race.
  • Caller and tiller for Women and Women Survivors division may be either gender.
  • Caller and tiller for Youth and Senior division may be any age.
  • Team bracketing will be posted on the website by August 26 and a final will be posted the day of the race.
Other Info: Please bring your own tent. Food vendors will at the site. Recreational teams and Novice teams begin competition at 9a.m. Captain’s meeting to start at 8:15a.m.






Print Registration Form and Mail With Your Payment To:


         200 NE Pacific St. #101

         Seattle, WA 98105
Team bracketing will be posted by August 26, 2011

With a few exceptions (ie: novice level racing), the Seattle Celebrating Life Dragon Boat Festival refers to IDBF rules and regulations as it's racing guidelines.



 Questions, contact us at celebratinglife.rec@gmail.com
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