Category Archives: Recent News

2016 Dragon Boat Race Results

The inaugural event in 2016 an overwhelming success, over 20 boats with teams from local sponsors, community groups along with several experienced teams from the likes of Pittsburgh, Ithaca and Buffalo competed in races on Chautauqua Lake. With over 1,000 people gathered at Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron for the races participants, friends and

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Dragon Boat Races Draw Large Crowd in Celoron

Published by The Post Journal 8/7/2016– Chautauqua Lake had a bit of a dragon infestation on Saturday, but not the dangerous kind. Beginning at 7 a.m. with registration and races beginning at 9 a.m., the lake became a racing strip for boats outfitted like dragons for the 2016 Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race and Festival.

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The Dragons Are Coming

On Aug. 29, dragons will be invading Chautauqua Lake. Not your typical dragons, these brightly colored racing vessels adorned with ornamental dragon figureheads will converge at Celoron Park to compete in the first ever Dragon Boat Race and Festival. The primary goal of the Dragon Boat Race is to raise funds for Chautauqua Lake’s well-being,

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Dragon Boat Race Introduced

A committee of determined volunteers from various organizations that use and have concern for Chautauqua Lake and the Chadakoin River will be working together during the next year to create the first Dragon Boat Festival in Chautauqua County. The committee is excited to announce that the event will take place August 29, 2015 on Chautauqua

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