H2o Open

May 25 2024

H2o Open

Montreal, Parc Jean-Drapeau

The H2o Open kicks off the dragon boat competition season for SPORT and COMMUNITY teams.

Get your summer off to a great start at Montreal’s Olympic Basin, where a competitive and festive atmosphere awaits you.

2024 Edition:

Sport Division:

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Sport Division

Community Division:

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Community division

Divisions & CATEGORIES


1. Sport Division

Here are the Sport categories available at the H2o Open 

Standard boat(20):
  • Mixed
  • Women
  • Open
Small boat(10):
  • Mixed
  • Women
  • Open

Dragon Boat Canada rules of racing will apply for the Sport division.


2. Community Division

Here are the Community categories available at the H2o Open  

Standard boat(20):
  • Mixed
  • Women
  • Open

Race format


Sport DIVISION (Standard and Small boat):

  • 2x500m
  • 1 x 2000m (turns at 500m)

Community DIVISION (Standard boat):

  • 2x500m
  • 1 x 1000m (turns at 500m)


1. Registration fees Sport Division

  • Standard boat (20) Mixed / Women / Open: 700$ plus taxes
  • Small boat  (10) Mixed / Women / Open: 500$ plus taxes

Registration opens mid-March

2. Registration fees Community Division

  • Standard boat (20) Mixed / Women / Open: 700$ plus taxes

Registration opens mid-March

Race Schedule

The race schedule will be available a few days before the event. All participants will receive an e-mail when the schedule is available.


500m: Medals for A finals only (bronze, silver, gold). Medals will be awarded immediately after each 500m A final.

2000m et 1000m: No medals

Results archive

H2o Open past edition results: 

On-site kiosks: 

Interested in having a booth at our dragon boat events in 2024? Visit the following link for information on our exhibitor program.

Become a vendor at our events

Mission Paddle Shop kiosk:

Need dragon boat equipment or even a dragon boat? We’re on site with our team to advise you on your next purchase of a paddle, an accessory, an outrigger, a Champion dragon boat, a dragon boat trailer and many other products! Visit our online store and/or come and see us in person!


Direction – Parking – Metro

The event takes place at Parc Jean Drapeau on the Olympic Basin in Montreal.

Important points to know: The basin is located on Île Notre-Dame in Parc Jean Drapeau. The parking lot directly adjacent to the basin is P2.

Parking P2:

The parking fee is $25 per day including taxes. Parking fees are the entire responsibility of the Parc Jean Drapeau Society. We would like to point out that Mission Dragon Boat does not receive any rebate on the revenues generated by the parking fees. You can leave your opinion about the parking fees on the Parc Jean Drapeau website at the following link:

Parc Jean Drapeau Metro, yellow lane:

Accessible by public transport : metro Jean-Drapeau station on the yellow line. There is no shuttle service between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and the competition site (1.1km distance). See google map.


Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil

Special price for participants. The hotel’s location is one Metro station away from the competition site. Comfortable room. Hotel has a pool, a sauna and a parking lot.

Special prices for participants of Mission events.

Individual Booking:

For individual bookings (1 room) use the following promo code: DBMAI2024



For group bookings (2 rooms or more) please contact:

Julie-Hanh Tran (Sales representative)
450-670-3030 ext: 2001

Web site Sandman Montreal-Longueuil


Every year, many volunteers help us make the H2o Open a well-organized event, on time and appreciated by participants. To volunteer at our events, contact us.

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H2o Open dragon boat event
  • Division Catégorie Divisions & CATEGORIES
  • Race info Race format
  • registration Registration
  • horaire des courses Race Schedule
  • Medals Medals
  • Race info Results archive
  • Kiosque Mission bateau dragon On-site kiosks: 
  • Direction Direction – Parking – Metro
  • Accommodation
  • Volunteers Volunteers
  • Lost and found Lost and found

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