A GPC team competes annually in the Dragon Boat Festival, a sport that began in Asia over 2000 years ago. The Atlanta race is held in September, on Lake Lanier.

The Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival  is an annual event, and GPC’s participation is co-sponsored by the Center for International Education and Decatur Health and Wellness. Please contact Adrienne Langston or Rodney Pegues for information. Georgia Perimeter college has competed in the collegiate division annually since 2006.

The Boat is Full. Registration for the Dragon Boat team is closed for 2010. Spectators are welcome, come out and cheer the team on!

2010 Schedule

Pre-Race Practice Session- 
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Saturday August 28, 2010
Lake Lanier Olympic Pavilion

Race Day-
8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Lake Lanier Olympic Pavilion

Congratulations Yoo Ha Nam!

Yoo Ha, a GPC computer science major, has won the Dragon Boat Team T-shirt contest. The team are proud to wear her design.

Any interested GPC students, faculty or staff may join the Dragon Boat team or just come out to cheer the team on. The more the merrier!