Crews comprise up to 10 paddlers plus a drummer – squads may be larger (max 15 persons). Crews can be mixed, all female or all male and companies may enter more than one crew. The minimum age is 16 and no previous experience is required. All crew members must be confident in cold water conditions, wearing light clothing and in moving water and compete entirely at their own risk. BDA qualified helms, buoyancy aids and water safety cover are provided.
Gable Events is an approved operator of the British Dragon Boat Racing Association. All crews accepted for entry must abide with the competition rules and entry conditions on this form. Each crew is guaranteed a minimum of 2 races (subject to conditions).
Entry categories & fees
CRASH Platinum crew – £1,750 + vat plus £600 CRASH donation (£2,700.00), company logo on each side of one dragon boat, half page advert in the souvenir programme, team photograph and acknowledgment on the Challenge website, crew managers pack, souvenir programme, results board and commentary (view form)
The highest placed Platinum crew receives a magnum of champagne courtesy of CRASH.
CRASH Premier crew – £1,150 + vat plus £400 CRASH donation (£1,780.00)
and acknowledgement on the Challenge website, crew managers pack, souvenir programme and results board)
Standard crew – £1,150 + vat plus £200 CRASH donation (£1,580.00)
Please note, there is a 3% surcharge if paying by credit card Tel 01780 470718
Will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. No refunds will be given once an entry has been accepted and there can be no refund if the event or racing has to be cancelled due to conditions outside the control of Gable Events.
Charity sponsorship – how can you help?
In addition to your entry fee donation, you can help CRASH further and raise additional sponsorship as a team by setting up a fundraising page on Virgin Money Giving or using the sponsor forms provided. The crew that raises the most additional sponsorship for CRASH will win the CRASH trophy and a team prize. All forms with evidence of sponsorship money raised must be handed to the CRASH representatives before the crew races.
Private rooms of various sizes and all with panoramic views of the race course are available for hire with the option of private bar and catering (view form)
Raise your profile by advertising in the souvenir programme (view form)
A selection of team clothing is available from our official supplier, Total Clothing
www.totalclothingshop.co.uk/gableevents Tel 01733 394758