Major Events

2018 Macao International Dragon Boat Races take the Plunge04 Jun 2018

The 2018 Macao International Dragon Boat Races - hosted by the Sports Bureau of the Macao SAR Government and the International Dragon Boat Association of Macao, China - will be contested from 16th to 18th June at the Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre.

The Dragon Boat Races feature 10 competitions; namely, Macao Small Dragon Boat Race (Open Category, Women's Category), Macao Public Entities Small Dragon Boat Race, Macao University Students Small Dragon Boat Race (Open Category), Macao Civil Servants Invitation Small Dragon Boat Race, Macao Standard Dragon Boat Race (Open Category, Women's Category), Macao University Students Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race (Open Category) and Macao International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race (Open Category, Women's Category).

In order to maximise the synergies of major sports events the organisers will continue the cultural activities and parades performed by local groups in tandem during the race this year, combining local culture, sport and tourism elements, continuing the tradition of making the races one of the most attractive carnival-like attractions in the city.

For more information about the races, please visit: www.macaodragonboat.com.