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2024 Scottsboro Dragon Boat Races

2024 Scottsboro Dragon Boat Races

2024 Scottsboro Dragon Boat Races

2024 Scottsboro Dragon Boat Races

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  The 2024 Scottsboro Dragon Boat Race and Festival is a premier sporting event drawing participants and attendees from throughout the region for a day of exciting, friendly competition in an atmosphere fueled with community spirit.
   Spectators gather at Goose Pond Colony and Resort to cheer on their favorite teams who board 46-feet long traditional Hong Kong-style dragon boats for a race along Lake Guntersville. Each team consists of 22 people, with a drummer at the front, 20 seated rowers and a steerer in the back. 
   Dragon boat racing originated more than 2,300 years ago and creates a spectacle like no other with colorful boats, drumming rhythms and unique paddling stroke. For more information visit

Quick Facts

  • All ages and skill levels are welcome to join this ultimate teamwork experience and help raise funds for the Highlands Foundation and Nourish One Child’s important missions.
  • Every paddler who raises at least $100 or team who reaches their $2,500 goal receives an event t-shirt.
  • Leading up to the race, paddlers raise donations among friends and family. Each team sets a goal of raising $2,500 with an award given to the team who raises the most funds.
  • We count on team captains to encourage giving and for collecting and turning in all donations, with checks made payable to Highlands Foundation.


Presented by:
Highlands Medical Center

P.O. Box 1050

Scottsboro, Ala. 35768

Nourish One Child
P.O. Box 925
Scottsboro, Ala. 35768

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Scottsboro, AL 35768

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