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Rock The Boat - Entertainment

Live entertainment and post-racing festivities will commence at 9:00pm on Friday September 10, 2010. Admission is free for all participants and spectators, and is open to all teams and paddlers not participating in night-time racing. Share this exciting night with friends, family, colleagues and team mates!


Headlining 2010's Rock the Boat is Canadian Rock Band THE STILLS!!!


Headlining 2010's Rock the Boat is Canadian Rock Band THE STILLS!!!

After spending a couple of months living in New York City this five-piece Montreal based rock band released their first EP in 2003.  Shortly after the EP's release the band played a number of successful shows with some big name acts such as the “Yeah, Yeah Yeahs” and “Interpol”.  Later that year they released their debut full length album entitled "Logic Will Break Your Heart" which reached the top 40 of the US Independent Albums Chart.

In 2006 they released their second album which reached number 18 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums List.

After signing with label Arts & Crafts in 2007 the band went back into the studio to work on their third album.  “Oceans Will Rise” was released in 2008 and since has produced 3 successful singles, (“Don’t Talk Down”, “I’m With You”, and “Being Here”).  This critically acclaimed and highly successful third album also won the band a 2009 Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year.

For more information about The Stills check out their MySpace page or Website.

Hope to see you all at Marilyn Bell Park on September 10th at 9:00pm for this amazing FREE show!!!

MLDB / GWNC / Rock The Boat

Rock The Boat: A New Racing Experience with Live Entertainment

Adding a whole different perspective to the traditional GWN Challenge weekend dragon boat races is Rock The Boat. Happening on Friday September 10, 2010, Rock The Boat will feature an evening of racing followed by a night of entertainment. This third day of evening festivities combines the thrill and excitement of dragon boat racing with a more fun and social experience--the perfect Friday night out for you and your team!

  • Entry into Rock The Boat is based on a first-come, first served basis
  • The first 60 teams to register for the GWN Challenge by April 15th will receive a free entry to this race!
  • Space is limited to 54 mixed crews, 6 women's crews and 6 open crews
  • After April 15th, teams will be able to register for Friday night racing for a fee of $200
  • Admission to the entertainment portion of the evening is free for all GWN Challenge teams and spectators. If you're not racing Friday night, come watch teams race, have a cold one in the beer garden, enjoy the live entertainment on stage!

Make it a night to remember--click here for registration information or register your team now

Rock The Boat - Team Races

Rock The Boat Racing will commence at approx. 5PM on Friday September 10, 2010. Teams participating in the racing portion of the evening will race a minimum of 2 x 200 meter races.

Spots are limited to 60 teams total. Entry is free with your team registration to the GWN Dragon Boat Challenge.

Spots available as of Wednesday May 26, 2010:

Women: 0
Open: 2
Mixed: 12

**Teams wishing to participate in Rock The Boat will be placed on a waiting list, please contact  Should a spot become available, GWN will contact your team captain.