Emergency Services Challenge Cup

What is the Emergency Services

Challenge Cup?

Working as a team, precision, strength and determination are all things that come to mind when you think of emergency services.  Will the hours of training and drilling to perform as a single unit transfer onto to water where everyone is in sync flying across the water? Our Emergency Services Challenge Cup gives you the chance to race against other units, divisions and departments where the best of the best will compete to cross the finish line first. 

Past participants in the Emergency Services Challenge Cup have represented various components of police services and associations, fire services and associations as well as paramedic services and associations.


 

REGULAR RATE:

Team Rate: $1400
Out of Town Rate: $995 *Outside 100km radius of Ottawa
Individual Rate: Cost determined by team paddling with.

 

SPECIAL RATES:

Early Bird Rate: $1300 (50 spots available)
Teams registered in the following divisions: $850 (25 spots available)

Teams outside North America: FREE

 


Registration includes:

  • Entry into the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival from June 20-23, 2019 (racing on June 22-23)
  • Two team practices with certified coaches
  • Opportunity for top fundraising teams to qualify to race in the Charity Challenge Cup 
  • Access to free concert series and onsite activities
  • Opportunity to compete in various community and corporate divisions
  • Team site to hang out between races; decorate to have fun or promote your business/organization
  • Invitation for all team members to the Opening Ceremony and Parade of Champions
  • Entry into team t-shirt, team site and team spirit competitions 
  • All equipment provided (boats, paddles, PFDs)
 
Team Details:

Mixed - must race with a minimum of 8 female paddlers.
Women - must race with all female paddlers, but can have a drummer and/or steersperson of either gender.
Open - teams are often comprised of primarily male paddlers, but females may also paddle. Open teams can have a drummer and/or steersperson of either gender.

Teams may be comprised of 16-20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 steersperson and up to 6 spares (maximum roster of 28).

 

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