The World Police and Fire Games 2013 is coming to Belfast this August and dragon boating is one of the 57 sports. The dragon boat competition will be held between 2nd – 4th August 2013 on the River Lagan behind the Waterfront Hall at Lanyon Place, Belfast and will include 10 man and 20 man racing categories.

The Games hopes to attract over 25,000 visitors to Ireland, including 10,000 competitors from around 70 countries. As well as raising the international profile of Ireland, it hopes to boost the economy and leave a lasting legacy.

For more information on the Games including eligibility and how to enter a dragon boat team, please visit