Hong Kong style racing usually consists of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a sternsman paddling on a course along with 3 or 4 other teams racing to be the first team to put the nose of the dragon across the finish line.
Please check with the festival before making plans on attending. Some events might not happen in 2021, due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Hong Kong style racing festivals in the Central Region:
Racing in Fort Dodge, IA
Hong Kong (10 man boat) racing:
No active race in the Midwest scheduled at this time.