All proceeds for the first Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival benefit the New Iberia City Park Playground Enhancement Project. The goal of this project is to acquire state of the art playground equipment to expand the play area in New Iberia City Park. This project is 100% citizen and volunteer driven and funded and will create a safe, healthy place for our children to play for years to...
The First Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival will take place on March 23, 2013 in Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia LA.
Participants will race down Bayou Teche competing to become the First Acadiana Dragon Boat Champion. Participants and spectators can view the race from Bouligny Plaza. A DJ will set the atmosphere in the morning and Nik L Beer will play in the afternoon. Food and beverages will be sold.Read more
There are a few spots left if you want to participate in this festival! Be sure to sign up today to get a spot.
Each team consists of at least 20 paddlers, 1 drummer and 3 alternates. The entrance fee is $2,200 per team and includes a practice session with a professional dragon boat coach the week before the event, and at least 2 races the day of the festival. Find out more about participating in the festival here.Read more
There are many great opportunities available for sponsors of the First Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival. About 1,000 people are expecting to attend this never before seen event that is sure to draw positive attention to New Iberia, LA.Read more