Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge



Main Final  winning the Stuart Wardell Memorial Trophy for one year

1st Mayors Mighty Aphrodite (from the Mayor’s Office, supporting Andy’s Man Club)

2nd Torsion Tigers (from the Torsion Group, supporting Andy’s Man Club)

3rd Sigma (supporting The Hope Centre, Trinity Mission)

4th Stuarts Big Kiss (supporting Business Beats Cancer)

5th Turbo Power (from Cummins, supporting Dial Wood Carriage Driving for the Disabled)

6th Chappers Legend (from C&I Smith Contractors, supporting the Bone & Teenage Cancer Trusts)


Ladies final

1st Stuarts Big Kiss (supporting Business Beats Cancer)

2nd Ella Dawson Foundation

3rd Captain Kirks Crew (from Kirk Newsholme Solicitors, supporting Wakefield Hospice)


Best Dressed Trophy

Won by the Ella Dawson Foundation

Runners up Sigma (supporting The Hope Centre, Trinity Mission)




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8th July 2023 at Pugneys Country Park



The 2023 event is ready to go and entries are now being accepted.


One of the most popular water sport events in the North of England the Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge is back for the 13th time on Saturday July 8th at Pugney’s Water Park in Wakefield.

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The Event this year is being organised by the Rotary Clubs of Chantry (Wakefield), Normanton and Horbury and Ossett Phoenix. You can be a part of the event – and support and benefit local Charities. Over the last 12 events we have raised over £400,000 all of which has gone to support local, national and international charities.

So why not put a team together, enter the event and be part of one of the biggest events of its type in the North of England. All the information you need can be found on this web site. Click on the “enter a team” tab above and follow the directions.

The organisers look forward to seeing you all at Pugneys on the 8th of July for a fantastic day out! Why not come and join us.

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All you need to know for you and your team


Extra information on the dragon boat challenge



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