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

Registration for the 2018 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.

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


Pirates of the Epilep'seas

Epilepsy Simcoe County

We are paddling to raise funds and awareness for people in our community affected by epilepsy!

Click here to view fundraising page.


Candlelighters Courageous Cancer Kids

Candlelighters Simcoe Parents of Children with Cancer

Parents, teens and friends supporting families of children with cancer in Simcoe County and area. Helping to raise funds to support our programs and raise awareness about childhood cancer.



Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada

A group of fun dragon-boaters in the Barrie Area assembled to raise money for good work being done in our community. We are proud to be paddling this year to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada.


BPL Internal

Team used for Library internal bookings. Please do not include with regular registration as this team does not participate on event day.


Chicks Ahoy

Cardiac Kids

The Geri-Antics

Grove Park Home

A non-competitive team having fun while raising money for Grove Park Home. Celebrating the Home's 50th Birthday this year, there is a lot to celebrate.

Click here to view fundraising page.



Barrie Pride's Official Dragon Boat Team

The EH! Team

Ladies Team

All-Out Paddlers

Staff and members of Orangetheory Fitness Barrie

Simcoe Sizzlers

Heart & Stroke and United Way

We are mostly employees / friends of the Corp of the County of Simcoe. We have participated as a team in the Barrie Festival for the past 8 years!

Kicking Assets

The Voyagers

A group of active men and women from different ages, all participating together for a common goal - to serve the community of Innisfil.

Team A2O

Raising funds for Autism Ontario Simcoe County Chapter.


The Moore Dragonslayers

Alzheimer Society


B.A.C.A. Dragon Team 1

Catulpa Conquestidors

Catulpa Community Support Services

Dragon Boat team representing Catulpa Comumunity Services ~ Improving the lives of people with special or unique needs by engaging and advocating for essential community services and supports.



It started as a friendly challenge; 14 years later the Community Living dragon boat team continues to provide awareness and opportunities for people with diverse abilities. The team is looking forward to another great season!

B.A.C.A. Dragon Team 2

Barrie and Area Chinese Community Association Team 2

Busch Buccaneers

Westside Winded

Members from the congregations of Westside Yet an Church and St. Margaret's Anglican Church and friends

Dragon Pryde

all female community

Dragon Tales

Barrie Public Library

Dragon Tales is the proud HOST TEAM of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival, proudly raising funds and awareness for Barrie Public Library's creative and engaging community programs! We're a diverse group of amateur paddlers of all sizes, ages and genders who love welcoming everyone on Festival Day to Barrie's beautiful waterfront where we paddle together weekly evenings all summer long. Thank you for supporting the 16th BDBF - Paddles Up!


The Holy Rowers

Catholic Family Servies of Simcoe County

CFSSC staff, friends, and family working together to raise money and awareness for the professional counselling services, mental health initiatives, and community programs CFSSC provides in Simcoe County and Muskoka.

Click here to view fundraising page.


RCEME Mavericks (CFBB Team)

A Military Team comprised of all different members and spouses from the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineer School

Haliburton Highlands Paddlers

Middle aged & seniors men & women

Wave Runners

Camp Quality

Click here to view fundraising page.


Baywood Veterinary - How to Spay Your Dragon

Farley Foundation

Co-workers of the Baywood Animal Hospital group of clinics. Where we treat your pets like family!


Dragon Boat Barrie - PowerStrokes

Dragon Boat Barrie - PaddleAvengers

Paddlestrong, sponsored by the Barrie Community Health Team

Stephanie to complete.

Honda Team 1

Honda Team 2

Wild Wing barrie

St. John Ambulance Crusaders

St. John Ambulance Barrie Simcoe Muskoka

Group of volunteers and friends supporting St. John Ambulance Barrie Simcoe Muskoka Branch

Click here to view fundraising page.


Positive Paddlers

Winners of the 2016 Barrie Dragonboat Festival Spirit Award! We are POSITIVELY-CHARGED to win!

Barrie's Ribbons of Hope

Women's Breast Cancer Survivor Team

Grant Thornton Thunder

Redwood Park Communities

Click here to view fundraising page.


The MIR-auders (CFBB Team)

Guitars for Vets

31 Canadian Forces Health Services Center and Canadian Forces Health Services Training Center


Eugenia Power

Candleighters Couragerous Cancer Kids

"An all inclusive recreational team who love to complete!"

Dragon Boat Barrie Recreational Practices

This account is associated with Dragon Boat Barrie and it's recreational practices for the 2018 season.

Barrie Police Blue Lightning


Admin Branch


Air Force Junior Leadership School, CFB Borden

Silver Darts

Soldier On

The Silver Darts is a team from CFB Borden.



Soldier On


Tech Svcs (CFBB Team)

The DUCA Dragonboat Team

Georgian Global Water Warriors


Canadian Forces Recruiting Group HeadQuarters

NetGain SEO

Warriors of Hope

Blew Bayou

COPE Service Dogs

COPE Service Dogs

COPE Service Dogs raise and train dogs for people living with mobility issues. The dogs are trained by students who are at risk of not completing high school. Through our Canines in the Classroom program the students become confident while receiving school credits.