From June 5th to the 7th, 2019, the Shenzhen Bay Community Party Service Center is holding Dragon Boat Festival races and activities, to celebrate this cultural holiday and bring the community together.

The event will be held at the Houhai River, Shenzhen Bay Community (opposite of BABYCITY), Houhai River Bridge, the intersection of Zhongxin Road and Anwan 6th Street).


Today and tomorrow, teams are practicing for the main races; which will be held on the Dragon Boat Festival, Friday, June 7th. The photos below are actual photos taken of some of the teams practicing today.

Photo Credit: Gannet Wystix 


Everyone is welcome. There is no admission fee and you can watch from the sidewalk along the river. 

Photo Credit: Gannet Wystix 


About the Teams

Ten teams are competing in this year's Houhai River Dragon Boat Race on June 7th. Each team is made up of 12 members of the Shenzhen Bay community. Each member is a resident or employee of the area, between the ages of 18 and 55 years old. Each racing team will have 1 drummer, 1 helmsman, and 10 paddlers.

Photo Credit: Gannet Wystix 


Competition Details

The competition is divided into preliminary rounds and final rounds. The order in which teams compete is determined by drawing lots.

Photo Credit: Gannet Wystix 


Preliminary: Ten-in-four system

2 teams will compete at a time. The race is a round-trip straight track with a total round trip of 800 meters (400 meters one way). The four teams with the shortest scores entered the finals. Any teams that starts before the call to start will be disqualified.


Finals: four in three systems

The final system is the same as the preliminary competition; except the four teams will race together. The three teams with the shortest times win the championship, runner-up and third runner-up awards.


Race Schedule:

  • Preliminary Rounds: June 7th, 9:00 a.m. 12:00 noon
  • Final Round & Awards Ceremony: June 7th, 14:30-16:00



  • Champion: 1000 yuan + crystal trophy
  • Runner-up: 800 yuan + crystal trophy
  • Third place: 600 yuan + crystal trophy
  • Excellence Award: 300 yuan



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Photo Credits: Gannet Wystix 

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