The 2017 CHQ Lake Dragon Race is just around the corner! Whether you are signing up as a team or as an individual, we will help make sure you have an excellent racing experience on the beautiful Chautauqua Lake!

About Dragon Race

Find out everything you need to know about the dragon race, how it began, and why we continue the tradition in Chautauqua County.

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Meet Your Competition

Find out if you have what it takes to get your team to the finish line by reading up the good, bad, and the ugly of a dragon race!

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Sponsor the Race

We couldn't do this event without the tremendous support from our area business community. Join us in support of a happy, healthy lake!

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The second CHQ Dragon Boat Race was an overwhelming success, with over 25 boats competing on Chautauqua Lake. Thank you our sponsors, participating teams and community organizations that came out for the event! We hope to see you all back next year!

Find us on Facebook: CHQ Dragon Race for photos and live videos from the day of the races

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!

Admiral Level

  • Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
  • Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union

Commodore Level

  • Kharram Grotto
  • The Resource Center

Captain Level

  • Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
  • New Flyer of America
  • Chautauqua Council 202 UCT
  • Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club of Jamestown
  • SKF USA, Inc.

Commander Level

  • Century 21 Turner Brokers Real Estate Inc.
  • Chautauqua County IDA

Lieutenant Level

  • Allen Street Diner
  • Richards Hair Salon
  • Walter Medical Inc.

2017 Community Supporters!

  • Village of Celoron
  • Chautauqua Lake Association
  • Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association
  • Riverfront Management Council
  • Fresh Press Studios
  • Media One Group