Sign up by Saturday to view dragon boat race in person
Attendance at Sunday's Zhuhai Civic Fitness Sports Meet & Doumen Dragon Boat Race Invitational is limited to 15,000 spectators who must register by midnight Saturday.
Figurehead for racing boat [Photo courtesy Publicity Department of the CPC Doumen District Committee]
To sign up, go to WeChat account meilidoumen, click "Livelihood Focus" and then register at "Reservation for the Doumen Dragon Boat Race." Each WeChat account can make a reservation only once for up to five people in the same viewing area.
The east bank of Huangyang River can accommodate 3,000 spectators on both sides of Dongdi Road, while the west bank will hold 12,000 spectators at the Binjiang-First Jiangwan road intersection and where Xidi Road meets South Guangchang Street, Nanjiang Road, and Meiwan Street.
Spectators must present reservation and health QR codes and ID cards while accepting body temperature measurements at the entrance.
One of the traditional sports brands in Zhuhai, Doumen's dragon boat race, on May 29 this year, has grown in influence in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area over the past 18 years. More than 1,200 crews in 45 teams from Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Foshan, and Macao will compete this Sunday.
More than 1,200 rowers from 48 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area teams will race on the Huangyang River on Saturday, May 29 in the 2021 Zhuhai Civic Fitness Sports Meet & Doumen Dragon Boat Race Invitational.
A Baijiao native who had led the national women's dragon boat is training the Baijiao Aoyuan Lishui Bay team to defend its crown at the Zhuhai Civic Fitness Sports Meet & Doumen Dragon Boat Race Invitational on Saturday, May 29.