2018 marks the 13th edition of the Festival du bateau dragon de Shawinigan (competition, community and amateur categories)
Provincial-level competition for dragon boat rowers in the mixed, women and open categories. Participants come from the regions of the National Capital, Eastern Townships, Centre-du-Québec, Mauricie, Lanaudière, Montréal and South-West.
The races are held over distances of 100 m, 200 m and 500 m on the certified course composed of 10 lanes and located in the arm of the St-Maurice river along the Avenue Capitaine-Veilleux.
Date: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Statistics: 1,500 participants, 75 teams, 2,000 spectators.
Note: Area closed to traffic, from the intersection of Avenue Capitaine-Veilleux and Chemin de la Berge to the intersection of Avenue Capitaine-Veilleux and Avenue Ozias-Leduc, Sector Shawinigan-Sud.
Admission is free, everyone is welcome!