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Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival - Staging

Pay It Forward - Ottawa Volunteering
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Feb 10 7:45AM - 12:00PM

IMPORTANT: Please see follow volunteer registration process below.

North Americas largest ice dragon boat event is back, taking place in the Nations Capital! The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival has proudly partnered with the International Ice Dragon Boat Federation Series, Canadian Heritage and NCC to present this popularWinterlude eventon the Rideau Canal Skateway at Dows Lake.

The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival is a free, culturally diverse community event held at Dows Lake, Ottawa and raises money for the Youth Services Bureau and Tim Horton's Children's Foundation.

The Festival is a multi-day celebration of sports, culture and heritage that attracts over 10,000 visitors. The Festival, which now boasts 60 teams in competitive and corporate & community categories is one of the hottest entertainment events inthe Nations Capital.

More info can be found here:

Responsibilities of the Staging Volunteers

Assist in directing team participants through the team areas

Load and unload participants from Dragon Boats before and after each race

Prepare and organize teams for exit gate

Help keep races on schedule

Team counts, check for wristbands

Ensure paddles belonging to the festival are not taken out of the staging area

Ensure the site remains free from litter

IMPORTANT registration process at link below

In order to register, you must RSVP to this event and ALSO fill out the form at the link below. Please click the Feb 10th slot 9:30-1:30 and mention in the Additional comments that you are with the Pay it Forward group so we can be placed together.

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