Video highlights from 2015 Festival (3 minutes)
View photos from the 2016 Festival on Shutterfly. The site also includes images from previous years.
View race results from: 2013 -- 2014 -- 2015 by race --- 2015 by team performance - 2016 by race
Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, 2016 – Copeland Park – La Crosse, Wisconsin
The Franciscan Healthcare Center for Breast Care will host the Coulee Region’s only dragon boat festival on Friday and Saturday, July 15-16, 2016. Teams will race head to head on the Black River along Copeland Park.
Schedule of Events
Friday, July 15
6:00pm: Opening Ceremony
6:30pm: Youth Races
Saturday, July 16
8:00am: Racing begins
1:00pm: Breast Cancer Survivor Ceremony
3:30pm: Closing Ceremony
Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare is committed to creating a culture of health in our community—one where we all help each other live the healthiest life possible—and the Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival is a dynamic representation that commitment.
The Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival not only raises funds to support breast cancer survivors through the Center for Breast Care at Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare, it also provides a sisterhood of support and physical activity that promotes healing.