2024 Dragon Boat Festival Sponsors:

12th Street Heritage

Blue Valley North - Chinese Club

Bo Lings

Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation

Kansas City Parks and Recreation

Kansas City Sister Cities Association

Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund

Rotary 13

Wolf Springs Explorers
Zhou B Art Center
   We hope to see you on SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2024
   Save the Date!
10 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m.
Brush Creek, Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO (East end)
to send us an e-mail if you are interested in FORMING a team for 2024?

If you are interested in entering a team, please fill out Dragon Boat Team Registration form and send with registration fee..

to send us an e-mail if you are interested in JOINING a team for 2024?

Please review the race information: Format and Rules.

Opening Ceremony (10:00 - 10:30AM)
• Dragon Dance
• Governmental Officials Remarks
• Consul General of China in Chicago Remarks
• Xi’an Delegation Leader Remarks
• Xi’an Delegate Martial Arts Performance

Dragon Boat Races (10:30AM - 2:30PM)


Current list of teams participating

Reigning Winners

China Hands (JCCC; Johnson County Community College) 1st Place
ENACTUS (UMKC; University of Missouri Kansas City)
Kansas City Art Institute
KCCAA (Kansas City Chinese American Association) 4th Place
Out to Biop-sea (KU Medical Center Pathology) 3rd Place
Rotary 13
SLAP Dragon KC 2nd Place


Current list of teams participating

Reigning Winners

Griots (from African countries)  
Ireland + USA Friends  
Sweden (IKEA)  
China Hands (JCCC; Johnson County Community College)
Entertainment (10:30AM - 2:00PM)
• Zhang Li Dance Academy (10:30AM)
• Kansas City Classical Arts and Qipao Association (11:30AM)
• Martial Arts (1:00PM)
• Free Balloon Making (10:30AM - 2:30PM)

Booths that Showcase of Chinese Culture and International-Related Non-Profits (10:00AM - 2:30PM)
• Dragon Boat Festival Information & Ethnic Enrichment Commission
• Chinese Painting and Calligraphy
• Free Balloon Making (10:30AM-2:30PM)
• Free Children Activities (Sponsored by Wolf Spring Elementary PTO)
• International Relations Council (IRC)
• Kansas City Chinese American Association
• Kansas City Sister City Association
• The Kansas City Institute of Chinese Language and Culture
• T-shirt, Arts & Crafts Sale
• Bo Lings Chinese Restaurant (food sale)

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