Save the Date for the

Houston Dragon Boat FESTIVAL

May 4 – Allen's Landing

Also Save these Dates:
June 29-30 (Cleburne)
October 12-13 (Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta)
November 2 (San Antonio)

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Houston Dragon Boat Festival

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    • Event-Day Volunteering
      • The Texas Dragon Boat Association invites you to take part in a fun, growing, and dynamic new organization. Come be a part and participate in our May Festival or our October Regatta.

        Volunteers are the key to our success as a safe and fun event that continues to attract people year after year. Volunteering activities cover both land and water duties. Take a look at available roles and see how you can help.

    • Event-Day Roles
      • Boat Helpers - Holding boats on docks and helping with loading and unloading of crews

        Check-In - Helping to check-in teams for the race and confirm each crew member has proper waivers signed and knows the logistics for the day

        Dock Helpers – Facilitating the loading and unloading of boats ushering crews safely onto docks and off of docks, checking for proper equipment and wristbands

        Greeters - Pass out programs amongst the crowd and letting people know of current day schedule and activities. Greeters will be actively walking through the crowds

        Information Booth - Handing out programs and answering questions at a central location. Marshalling - Getting teams in order and checking qualifications for upcoming races on land, prior to teams getting on docks.

        Parking/Unloading/Loading - Marking sure that the pick-up and drop-off area is clear for loading and unloading. Duties only required in the morning and afternoon.

        Performance Area - Making sure that the performers, emcee’s, and DJ are in place at the right times and have everything they need (e.g., water, announcements)

        Snack/Beverage Set-Up - Setting up snacks and the drink tent

        Snack/Beverage Hand-Out – Handing out snacks and drinks to paddlers and volunteers

        Games - Helping to staff the inflatable games

        Time Runners - In charge of running the scores between the finish line and the score board, giving the scores to the scorekeeper and announcer.

        Boat Transportation - Paddling the boats from the loading point up to the festival site on the morning of the festival Trash Pick-Up - Keeping the grounds clean

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    2019 Houston Dragon Boat Festival

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