2013 Dragon Boat Official Results

Updated: 08/12/13

OFFICIAL RESULTS

ORIENTAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013


LOCATION:  Grace Harbor Marina Basin
River Dunes Community, outskirts of Oriental, North Carolina
Thanks to the residents of River Dunes and to the River Dunes Corporation for their kindness,
support, and generosity in hosting this event.

WEATHER:  Sunny, 90-plus degree temperatures with a 10-15 mph wind behind
the paddlers. Paddle start, approximately 10 a.m. with exciting finish and awards concluding 3 p.m.

ATTENDANCE:  Total including paddlers, estimated 1000 – 1200 people.

FUNDRAISER:  HOPE for the WARRIORS project, plus variety of non-profit vendors

DETAILS:  Three races for each team, with times in the first two races determining
the brackets/divisions for third Heat. Course measured 320 meters with a new course record of 1 min. 26.78 sec. set by the Neuse River Dragons, a team of active duty men and women from the Navy & U.S. Coast Guard. Overall championship went to Neuse Winds Freedom Riders, an all-Marine Team.


RED: All Marine Team

GREEN: Navy & Coast Guard Team

BLACK: Civilian Team


CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION

Gold:  Neuse Winds Freedom Riders

Silver: Sons of Sparta

Bronze: Draggin Tails (Deaton Yacht Services)

RUNNER-UP DIVISION

First: Neuse River Dragons

Second: Boy Scouts of America

Third: Fossil Fugglies (PotashCorp-Aurora)

FIRST FLIGHT DIVISION

First: HeartWorks Heart Beats

Second: Semper Spartans

Third: Spartan Scuttlebutts

SECOND FLIGHT DIVISION

First: Team Shipwreck

Second: Oriental Dragon Masters

Third: Snap Dragons

THIRD FLIGHT DIVISION

First: Fossil Floaters 1 (PotashCorp-Aurora)

Second: Vandemere Fire Fighters

Third: Gnarly Dragon Pirates


SPECIAL NOTE: Team Neuse Riverkeeper granted permission to withdraw from the third and final heat, so team not shown in official order of finish.