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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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Dragon Boat World Championships at Georgia’s Lake Lanier Olympic Park Combine Competition and Culture

LAKE LANIER, GEORGIA—MARCH 2018—Lake Lanier Olympic Park (LLOP) will host the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Dragon Boat World Championships September 13-16. 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, Russia, Hungary, Poland, China, Japan, […]

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Asian-Atlantans Make a Splash in Dragon Boat Races

LAKE LANIER, GEORGIA—MAY 2018—Georgia’s Lake Lanier Olympic Park (LLOP) will host the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Dragon Boat World Championships September 13-16. 1,500 athletes from over 25 countries—including the United States, Hungary, China, Japan, and Italy—will gather to compete in traditional canoes, adorned with dragon’s heads and tails, while also celebrating the cultural heritage […]

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Join us July 21 for a Concert to Welcome Team USA

Come out to Brenau University’s outdoor amphitheater for a fun night out with dinner, drinks, dance music and more as The Legacy Continues! Bring your dancing shoes if you’ve got them, enjoy a catered dinner, live music by the Fly Betty Band and grab a beverage from Tap It’s mobile setup […]

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Dragon Boat World Championships Coming to America!

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The International Canoe Federation has selected Lake Lanier Olympic Park in Gainesville, Georgia as the host of the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships. This honor brings with it many exciting activities and opportunities. The local community in Gainesville-Hall County is ready for the challenge of once again hosting the […]

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