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Penticton Dragon Boat Pageant organizers planning for September return – Okanagan

The Penticton Dragon Boat Pageant shall be returning to the nice and cozy waters of Skaha Lake later this 12 months, if B.C.’s restart goes swimmingly.

This week, competition organizers introduced that it plans to host its 20th annual gathering this Sept. 11 and 12. Final 12 months’s occasion was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The 2-day occasion, which started on Okanagan Lake however moved to close by Skaha Lake, is anticipated to draw greater than 2,500 athletes. It’ll additionally double as a regional qualifier for the nationals.

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“If B.C.’s return to sport restart and the (provincial well being officer’s) restart plan proceed to be as profitable as they’ve been, we see no cause why we will’t ship one other superior weekend of racing,” mentioned race director Don Mulhall.

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“Working with native officers and following the provincial well being orders, our objective is to supply a protected and thrilling occasion. We might have to change issues, however we hope to be the primary of many nice sporting occasions in Penticton in September.”

For extra in regards to the Penticton Dragon Boat Pageant, go to its web site.

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