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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Dragon Boat World Championships Take Over Lake Lanier Olympic Park

LAKE LANIER—AUGUST  2018—Georgia’s Lake Lanier Olympic Park (LLOP), 45 minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta, will host the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Dragon Boat World Championships, September 12-16. This is the first time the world tournament will be held in the United States. 1,500 athletes from over 25 countries–including the United States, France, […]

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Dragon Boat World Championships Open Up with Fiery Ceremony

LAKE LANIER, GEORIGA—AUGUST 2018—Georgia’s Lake Lanier Olympic Park (LLOP) is hosting the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Dragon Boat World Championships September 13-16, with the opening ceremonies taking place September 12 at 5 p.m. The fiery evening will be fit for the United States’ inaugural hosting of the international tournament. 1,500 athletes from […]

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JUST KEEP BELIEVIN’ IN YOUR JOURNEY

Four days of competition at the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships will come to a close at the after party on Sunday, September 16 at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center Lawn (331 Spring Street SW, Gainesville). DEPARTURE – THE JOURNEY TRIBUTE BAND will crank out a hit-laden performance […]

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Opening Ceremony Festivities

Get ready…the dragons are coming to town! Gainesville/Hall County will soon hold the single distinction of hosting the first ever ICF Dragon Boat World Championships, in the Americas and you are invited! 4 days of competition at the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships will kick-off Wednesday, September 12th with […]

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