Lucy Ho’s of Leesburg, FL supplies 1 pound egg rolls for this competition. It is during the Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival in Tavares, FL on Lake Dora.
Enjoy the entire event.
2014 12th Annual Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival Part of 2000 Year Tradition
The Rotary Club of Lake County Golden Triangle’s 12th annual Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival will be held April 4 & 5, 2014 at Wooton Park, Tavares, Florida on beautiful Lake Dora.
Tavares, FL, USA—January 15, 2014: Watch teams of 20 people paddle on Lake Dora in the Rotary Club of Lake County Golden Triangle’s 2014 Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival. Teams from all over the southeast command 30-foot long boats decorated with dragonheads to the beat of a drummer. Worldwide, over two million people participate in one of the fastest growing water sports today.
The challenging competition begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Wooton Park in Tavares, FL. The schedule for the day is filled with all types of entertainment including, the Dragon/Line Dance, Martial Arts demonstrations, Chinese acrobats, the Taiko Drummers, and other live entertainment. Lunchtime will feature the annual Lucy Ho egg roll eating contest, the closing ceremony occurs at 5:15 p.m. Families will find a lot of action, and sun filled sights throughout the park and lake.
Teams gather the night of April 4, 2014 for the pre-race Awakening of the Dragon Ceremony and a performance by the Orlando Taiko Drummers followed by spectacular fireworks over Lake Dora. Dinner tickets are $10 online, while supplies last.
Detailed information, accommodations, and a race video are at www.CFDragonBoat.org. Like us and view previous race photos at www.facebook.com/CFDragonBoat.
Proceeds from Rotary Club events support charities in the area and around the world. More information about the charitable work is at www.Rotary.org. The Rotary Club of Lake County Golden Triangle is at www.facebook.com/RotaryClubofLakeCountyGoldenTriangle.
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April 4, 2014 - April 5, 2014
April 4, 2014 - April 5, 2014 Eating Contest at 12:30 pm on April 5 2014 Central Florida Dragon Boat Festival Schedule Friday, April 4 5:00 pm Gates Open - Friday Night FREE TO PUBLIC 5:30 pm Public Festival Banquet with the Teams - Fee:$12.00/person 6:00 pm Welcoming Ceremony 6:15 pm Awakening of the Dragon Ceremony (Dotting of the Eye) & Dragon Dance 6:45 pm Team Spirit Competition 7:30 pm Orlando Taiko Drummers Performance Dark A grand display of FIREWORKS over Lake Dora Saturday, April 5 9:00 am Welcome, National Anthem & Invocation 9:15 am Dragon Dance 9:15 am Let the Races Begin! 9:30am Martial Arts Demo 10:30am EPCOT Acrobats Noon Taiko Drummers 12:30pm Lucy Ho's Egg Roll Eating Contest (cash prize) 1:00pm Live Music 2:00pm Taiko Drummers 2:30pm Zumba Dancing with Audience Participation 3:00pm Live Music 5:00 pm Award Ceremony
Festival Entry Fee $3
100 E Ruby St
Tavares, Florida 32778