Event Schedule

PopRocksFlyerFriday, August 10, 2018

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Badger Lake Kennedy Park Highlighting this summer’s celebration is the band POP ROCKS. With four lead vocalists POP ROCKS brings the best of today’s hottest top 40 hits, throwback hip- hop, pop country, part rock and timeless classics. POP ROCKS is an unparalleled live show that will deliver a night of entertainment Fort Dodge won’t soon forget. Team Dinner, Children’s Activities, Presentation of Colors, Introduction of Teams & Awakening of the Dragon Ceremony – All part of Friday night’s celebration.  #ThisIsFortDodge



Event-Schedule-PicSaturday, August 11, 2018

Beginning at 7:00 am Badger Lake Kennedy Park Start Saturday morning off with the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast. Racing starts as 8:00 am and  will go on through out the day.  Each race will consist of one 300 meter heat. All teams will compete in at least 1 time trial race.  The teams will be ranked based on total times of time trial race/races and grouped into divisions based on those rankings.  The top teams in each division will compete for divisional championships. A Breast Cancer Survivor Ceremony precedes the divisional racing champions and the day ends with the Awards Ceremony. A large array of food and drink will be available.  Alcoholic beverages are not permitted to be brought on site. Beer will be available for purchase. #ThisIsFortDodge

The 22nd Annual CJ Badger Lake Dragon Boat Bash

Friday August 10, 2018

Badger Lake Kennedy Park

Fort Dodge IA 

5:30p.m. Gates Open

Team Dinner Begins

6:00 p.m. Children’s Games

6:45 Presentation of Colors

6:50 Introduction of Teams &

Awakening of the Dragon Ceremony

Followed by

Shimkat Sprint Cup

8:00 – 10:30 “Pop Rocks” takes the stage


Saturday August 11, 2018

Badger Lake Kennedy Park

Fort Dodge IA

7:00 – 10:00a.m. Noon Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

8:00 Captain’s Meeting

8:30 Racing All Day

2:00p.m. Breast Cancer Survivor Ceremony

Awards Following Racing