Prizes and Awards

Fundraising Prizes

Team Prizes

  • Free rental for a holiday party in the fabulous River Center, overlooking the downtown Nashville skyline
  • Free team registration for the 2018 Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival on September 8, 2018

Individual Prizes


First Place

The title of Grand Champion goes to the team who paddles the fastest in the finals. Winners are awarded the Golden Boat Trophy and bragging rights for a year!

Second Place

The second fastest team in the finals will be awarded a Silver Paddle.

Third Place

The third fastest team in the finals will be awarded a Bronze Paddle.

The Best Dressed Drummer will receive a Gift Certificate to Miel Restaurant.

The Most Spirited Team will be awarded a banner and $150 to spend at the Dragon Boat Cantina.

Winners of the Hellbender Division (the slowest team to participate in this year’s Festival) will be given tickets to the Cumberland River Compact’s Hellbender on the River.