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10th Annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival is back

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The 10TH annual, 2024 Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival is back! The goal of this festival and races is to promote team building, bring the community together and support our local families and children.

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Teams and Sponsors can Sign-up at PensacolaDragonBoatFestival.com. The Tenth Annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival supports Gulf Coast Kid’s House and Escambia County Public Schools Foundation. Learn more, sign up your team, or become a sponsor at PensacolaDragonBoatFestival.com

Be part of the invasion on October12, 2024, at one of the best Dragon Boat Races in the area. We are expecting one of the largest turnouts this year with thousands of spectators and up to 40 teams competing for bragging rights as they row to the beat of drums in their Dragon Boats across the calm waters of Bayou Texar.

Northeast Pensacola SERTOMA is bringing this event back for the Tenth year to benefit our charity partners in the local Pensacola community. We are preparing for a full day of racing, food and festivities. This all-day festival is complete with Boat racing on Bayou Texar, food trucks, local artists, children’s activities, contests, music, and more.

The race serves as a great teambuilding experience for companies, organizations, krewes, non-profits, municipalities, local companies, civic organizations, rowing clubs and so many more. Bring your team to compete or sponsor by funding a team and you will leave with memories, a closer group, sore arms, and the fact that all the fun is going to support the local charities in our community. The fastest teams will have bragging rights for the year and a unique event trophy to showcase the win!

You can invest in charities that serve our community by becoming a sponsor and/or registering a team and joining in team fundraising to support your favorite charities. You can register and find out more information at PensacolaDragonBoatFestival.comor contact us directly via email at info@pensacoladragonboatfestival.com

Come have fun, cheer on your crew, and show your local charities the support they all deserve at The Tenth Annual 2024Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival!

All funds raised during the 2024Dragon Boat Festival will go to:

Gulf Coast Kids House

Gulf Coast Kid’s House (GCKH) is a private, not-for-profit children’s advocacy center which provides services to victims of child abuse in Escambia County. As a children’s advocacy center, they combine all the professionals and resources needed for the intervention, investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases under one child-friendly facility. Child victims and their families also receive mental health counseling at the center. The goal of Gulf Coast Kid’s House is to form a more collaborative response to child abuse cases so that they can improve case outcomes and minimize trauma to children and families impacted by abuse.  For more information, visit www.gulfcoastkidshouse.org.

Escambia County Public Schools Foundation

Since 1986, the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation has supported our school system to enhance education by investing in our children’s future to ensure they graduate on time and are college or career ready. Some of the programs funded and supported by the Foundation are: Take Stock in Children, Grants for Excellence, Golden Apple Teacher of the Year, Employee Appreciation, and Student Academic and MIRA Awards. The Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization of local business and industry leaders, educators, and community volunteers with the goal of forming partnerships to fulfill their mission. For more information, visit www.escambiaschools.org/ecpsf.