Race Results @ San Diego Dragon Boat Festival 2012

Congratulations to winners of Festival 2012 dragon boat races!

1st place:
            Crime Fighters on the Water

2nd place:
            Pflying Pfish

3rd place (in alphabetical order):

            Sticky Rice Power

Festival 2012 Dragon Boat Teams

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Ai Lao
APSAlute Rookies
Chinese Catholic Dragons
Coraz?n de Dragon
Crime Fighters on the Water
Four Seas
Khmer Spirit
Lao San Diego Soccer Club
Mekong Dragons
Musing Dragons
National University International
Operation Samahan
Pan Pac Warriors
Pflying Pfish
QDragon Dual
SingMa Dragons
Sticky Rice Power
Team Laos
Team Taiko
Team Tritons Dragon Roll
Team Tritons Dynamite Roll
Team Tritons Spicy Tuna Roll
The Researchers
Three Treasures TTCAS

8th annual San Diego Dragon Boat Festival

The San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans is happy to hold its 8th annual San Diego Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, May 5th, 2012, from 9 am to 5 pm, at Tecolote Shores North (south of the Hilton) in Mission Bay Park. On water, race to the beat of drums. On land, celebrate pan-Asian cultures and cuisines. Come once again and celebrate with us!



Festival 2012 Emcee Opening Ceremony

ROBERT SANTOS, KGTV 10News Anchor/ Reporter/ Weathercaster/ President, AAJA San Diego (Asian American Journalists Ass'n)

Ceremonies to Bless the Dragon Boats and Dot the Dragons' Eyes

Hsi Fang Temple

Running the Dragon Boat Races

San Diego Dragon Boat Team
UCSD Dragon Boat

Festival Emcee Performing Arts

Pida Kongphouthone

Performing Artists

Heali`i's Polynesian Revue
Hong Wu Wushu & Taichi
Khmer Dance Troupe
Korean Traditional Drum & Dance Group
Moonlight Chinese Dancers
Naruwan Taiko
Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble
San Diego Taiko
Three Treasures Cultural Arts
Wat Lao Buddharam Learning Center Dance Group

Production Coordinator

Chris Paffendorf

Artists' Pavilion

Tara Hu
Fujiko Isomura

Shirley Jew,
San Diego Potters Guild

Thai Fruit/Vegetable Carving by Tina

Food Vendors

May's Kitchen Bab Lao Lao
Thai Catering by Tina

Info Booth

SCAPAL (Southwest Center for Asian Pacific American Law)/ CEPA Net (Civic Engagement Policy Advocacy Network)

Festival Organizers

Amy Boudsady, David Cai, Krista Fierro, Pida Kongphouthone, Patrick Lim, Brian Nguyen, Duke Tran, Charles Tu, Linda Tu (Chair)

Festival Volunteer Coordinators

Shirley Eng, Krista Fierro, Duke Tran, Charles Tu, Linda Tu

Festival Volunteers

UCSD APSA (Asian Pacific-Islander Student Alliance)

UCSD UTA (United Taiwanese Association)

Vong Angmatsa, John Eng, Jonathan Eng, Sou Kongphouthone, Shian-shi Yao

Festival Program Book

Charles Tu
Linda Tu

Festival Flyer, Festival Postcard

Kaii Tu

San Diego Dragon Boat Festival 2012 Guests of Honor

Susan Davis

County Supervisor
Chairman Ron Roberts

City Councilmember
Todd Gloria

City Councilmember
Lorie Zapf

Sign up for Festival 2012!

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Form your dragon boat team to race with the dragons! Registration fee for team of 16-paddlers includes same-day on-site training by the renowned San Diego Dragon Boat Team, day-of-Festival use of dragon boats, paddles, PFDs, drummers & steerspersons for dragon boats, pre-race practice runs.

Send team name, team bio, and team photo and/or logo by April 21, 2012 to linda_alliance@yahoo.com. Roster of dragon boat teams will appear on Festival T-shirt; team photos and/or logos, & team bios will be published in Festival program book.

Sponsor/Ad/Vendor Information
Registration/Roster/Waiver Form

Registration fee is $500/ 16-member team, $640/ 16-member team with 16 Festival T-shirts. Registration fee for all-student teams is $320/ 16-member team, IDs required. Registration fees are due with registration forms by April 21, 2012.

Checks are to be made out to "SD Alliance for APIAs", and sent to: SD Alliance for APIAs, 8650 Genesee Ave, Ste 214, # 927263, San Diego, CA 92192 .

Or pay by PayPal below:

Festival 2012 Sponsors

The San Diego Dragon Boat Festival is supported in part by a grant to the Alliance from the San Diego County Community Enhancement Program. Our deepest gratitude to San Diego County Supervisors Greg Cox, District 1, and Ron Roberts, District 4.

The Alliance gratefully acknowledges QUALCOMM Incorporated for its generous support of the Alliance for our San Diego Dragon Boat Festival.