Join in on the fun and support the charity of your choice!

Registration for the 2017 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is now open! Limited spots available!

Choosing a Charity

Each team is required to raise $500.00 minimum for the charity of your choice.  Please ensure that your team has chosen the charity you would like to fundraise for and is recorded on your team page no later than August 1st.    You will give the money raised directly to the charity and get a donation receipt from them for your generosity.


The team that raises the most money at the 2017 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival will be the recipient of the Barrie Dragon Boat Tim Hortons Cup.

Team Manuals

To aid you with the registration process we have created manuals with step by step instructions.  Please refer to the Team Captain Manual or Paddlers Manual for more information.

Registered Teams



Candlelighters Courageous Cancer Kids

Candlelighters Simcoe Parents of Children with Cancer

Candlelighters Simcoe is a volunteer driven, not for profit organization that is supported entirely by community donations. Our volunteers provide support for families with children and teens that have been diagnosed with cancer in Simcoe County and Muskoka. Our support programs have been designed to positively impact and improve the quality of life for children with cancer easing the burden faced by their families. All of our programs are free of charge for our families.


Dragon Tales

Dragon Slayers

Honda Team 1

Team members from Honda of Canada Mfg

Honda Team 2

Pirates of the Epilepsea's

Epilepsy Simcoe County


Busch Buccaneers - Paddle of Fury

Simcoe Sizzlers

United Way of Simcoe Muskoka/Heart and Stroke


The Geri-Antics

Grove Park Home

The Geri-Antics team is paddling to raise money for Grove Park Home. A not-for-profit and charitable Home, 143 residents benefit from fundraising events. This team is powered by staff, family members, friends and business partners and is funded through team sponsorships. Funds raised in previous years has supported the purchase of medical equipment, common area furnishings, transfer and physio equipment and more. In it for "fun" The Geri-Antics is a non-competitive team focused on camaraderie and teamwork.....until the whistle blows :)

Click here to view fundraising page.


St. John Ambulance Crusaders

A group of St. John Ambulance volunteers and their family and friends.

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Chicks Ahoy

Cardiac Kids

We are an all female team ranging in ages that support each other with a positive attitude and by working together we feel we can achieve anything we put our minds to.



Ronald McDonald House

A group of fun dragon-boaters in the Barrie Area assembled to raise money for good work being done in our community.

O'Hara's Aquaholics

Women & Children's Shelter

We are a new team to dragon boat races but very excited to raise money! We will be raising money on behalf of the Women and Children's shelter in Barrie.

Wild Wing South Barrie

Wild wing south barrie team staff and customers raising money for Catulpa

Georgian International Water Warriors

Paddle Avengers

The PaddleAvengers Dragon Boat Team was designed for recreational paddlers and created to give paddlers a community team where they can improve their paddling skills while gaining more experience through community dragon boat events. The ultimate goal of the team is to have fun both on and off the water!

Barrie's Ribbons of Hope

Breast cancer survivor team

Team A2O

Autism Ontario Simcoe County

Raising funds for Autism Ontario Simcoe County Chapter

Click here to view fundraising page.


Dragon Boat Barrie - PowerStrokes

The PowerStrokes Dragon Boat Team was created to give those people in the community a chance to improve their dragon boating skills while gaining experience through community and competitive dragon boat events without having to fully commit themselves to the training regimen of a fully fledged competitive dragon boat racing team.


SOB Dragons

Community level team

Haliburton Highlands Paddlers

The Haliburton Highlands Paddlers are a group of men and women committed to fun, fitness, and friendship. We are a relatively new group but we are making a big splash on the Haliburton sport and recreation scene.

BPL Anniversary Team

The BPL Staff Family is proud to support the 15th year of hosting our community's Barrie Dragon Boat Festival! The 'Anniversary Team' is FUNdraising for the BPL charity... with an extra emphasis on FUN!

Catulpa Conquestidors

Catulpa Community Support Services

Catulpa Community Support Services' team is comprised of an exceptional group of caring and enthusiastic people interested in community services and supports to families, children, youth and adults with special needs or circumstances. Fundraising efforts benefit the Margaret Gallow Spirit Fund, for those receiving Catulpa Community Support Services agency services, but with unmet needs not covered by current programs or funding.

Click here to view fundraising page.


Grant Thornton Thunder

Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka

A team of accountants - who knew they could paddle?

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B.A.C.A. Dragon


The Community Living Georgina dragon boat team has been a true reflection of what community is all about. Celebrating it's 13th year, the team, consisting of families, staff and community members, paddle together to raise awareness and supplemental funds, in support of people with diverse abilities.

Post Holes Plus

Group of employees from Post Holes Plus and the Canadian Mental health association ACTT


Positive Paddlers

Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs

Winners of the 2016 Barrie Dragonboat Spirit Award, the Positive Paddlers promote positivity, inclusiveness and community spirit! The Positive Paddlers are honoured to support Sweet Charity Medical Assistance Dogs!

Click here to view fundraising page.


The Moore Dragonslayers

Simcoe Sirens

Gilda's Club on behalf of Karen Saunders

Dragon Behind

Terry Fox


Eugenia Power

A recreational club paddling out of Lake Eugenia and Owen Sound who love to compete!

Redwood Paddlers

Redwood Park Communities

Friends of Redwood Park Communities, a charity offering Hope Through Housing.

Click here to view fundraising page.


Mighty Mermen & the Majestic Mermaids

Warriors of Hope

Breast Cancer Survivors

Barrie Ribbons of Hope

Our team is a Breast Cancer Survivor team. We have been with this festival since the start.

Westside Winded

Barrie Women and Children's Shelter

A group of Congregational members from Westside Lutheran Church, St. Margaret's Anglican Church and some of our friends and family.


Holy Rowers

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County

Supporters of Catholic Family Services which supports individuals, couples and families with mental health counselling and wellness programs.

Click here to view fundraising page.


Georgian Grizzly Dragons

Blue Lightning

Theta TTS Top Siders



The MIRauders team is from 31 CF H Svcs C the clinic at CFB Borden.


Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre Staff


Test Team



Members of CFLTC.


Got Lucky

Formerly the Dragon Boat Virgins

test team

The VoYagers


The VoYagers team is composed of YMCA staff and members of Innisfil, Ontario. In this team we are united as a whole with a common goal: Building healthy communities. We'll inspire YOU!



Silver Darts

The "Silver Darts" is a team from CFB Borden.

2nd to None