Paddles up! Registration for the 3rd annual Dragon Boat Festival is now open! Spots are limited so don't delay; get your teams together today!

REGISTRATION OPEN!

Mark your calendar! The third annual Sparta Dragon Boat Festival casts off on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Don't miss the boat, start organizing your team now. Registration is now open and will close after the first 52 teams are officially registered.  To register click "Team Registration" tab on left.

We are grateful to our sponsors, click here to view the sponsors for 2017.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Visit our sponsor page for the details.

It takes a team to paddle a boat, but it takes your helping hand to make the event run smoothly!

Become a Volunteer and help make the Sparta Dragon Boat Festival a huge success.

 Click here to fill out the volunteer form.

To make a donation to the Sparta Education Foundation, click here. Gifts of any amount are appreciated!

Thanks again to everyone for coming out to the Boardwalk and making the 2016 Dragon Boat Festival such a big success.

Sincerely,

Doug Layman
Nancy Purnell
Dragon Boat Festival Co-Chairs


We'd like to thank all our sponsors who help make this event a success. 

A special thanks to our Major Sponsor Atlantic Health System/Newton Medical Center.

If you would like to become a sponsor of the Dragon Boat Festival, visit our Sponsor page for more details.

  • Mr. Tobin dotting the eye

    Mr. Tobin dotting the eye

  • Team warming up

    Team warming up

  • Enjoying some kettle korn

    Enjoying some kettle korn

  • After a hard fought heat

    After a hard fought heat

  • And the winner is...

    And the winner is...

  • Team headed for the start line

    Team headed for the start line

  • Let it ride

    Let it ride

  • Volunteers take a break for a picture

    Volunteers take a break for a picture

  • Enjoying some sunshine

    Enjoying some sunshine

  • Congrats 1st place winners Sparta Station Athletics A!

    Congrats 1st place winners Sparta Station Athletics A!

  • Congrats 2nd place winners Red Shed!

    Congrats 2nd place winners Red Shed!

  • Congrats 3rd place winners RDA Fitness!

    Congrats 3rd place winners RDA Fitness!

  • Club Team winners NJ Dragon Boat!

    Club Team winners NJ Dragon Boat!