About this Guide
Welcome to the Oshkosh Dragonboat Race & Festival's Team Guide. This guide has been developed to assist team captains and their paddlers in preparing for and competing in the Oshkosh Dragonboat Race & Festival. Here's what we've included:
- Tips for Newbies: Never raced before? Check out our tips for Newbie Teams
- Lingo - Learn the terms used in the sport of dragon boating
- Boat Positions - Learn how to best position your crew inside a dragon boat
- Race Format - Find out more about the heats and the race course.
- On the Water - See a list of opportunities available to take your team out on the water before race day.
- Off the Water - Tips for paddlers who would like to practice and train off the water and/or during the off season.
- Contact Us - Send us your comments and questions. We'd love to hear from you!