Registration Open for Dragon Boat Race

Team deadline for annual benefit is July 15

Teams that plan to participate in the annual Dragon Boat Race and Festival in Poughkeepsie later this month must register by Friday, July 15. The festival, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 23, rain or shine, features live music, events, food, arts and artisans in the area surrounding the Hudson River Rowing Association Community Boathouse.

Teams competing in the 2015 Dragon Boat Race on the Hudson River (photo provided)

Teams competing in the 2015 Dragon Boat Race on the Hudson River (photo provided)

Registration is available online at Vendors and sponsors also may register at the site. The race and festival are sponsored by Dutchess Tourism, with proceeds benefitting the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation and Arts Mid-Hudson.

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