SATURDAY 8TH JULY 2017.

Huddersfield Rotary Club, in conjunction with Wakefield Chantry Rotary Club held their 9th Annual Dragon Boat Challenge at Pugneys Country Park, Wakefield.

The event was blessed with perfect weather, and 40 teams competed throughout the day in 3 heats, and the climax was a 4 boat Ladies Final, followed by a 6 boat Grand Final.

The results were.

GRAND FINAL.    1st.    Team GME

2nd.   Musical Mariners.

3rd.   Stuart’s Big Kiss.

 

LADIES FINAL.  1st.  Paddleshaw Goddard

2nd.  Resuscitators

3rd,   Wakefield Trinity Ladies.

The fancy dress competition, judged by the Mayors of Kirklees and Wakefield, were Beaumont Zoomers.

The Prize Draw results were as follows.

1st Prize.     Brochure No   220   (membership of Iveridge Health Club)

2nd Prize    Brochure No   272   (flight over Yorkshire)

3rd Prize   Brochure No    511    (Shark Ninga Prize Bundle)

Prizes can be claimed by contacting Rotarian Bob Guard on 07881 510093 or [email protected]

It is estimated that the event will raise in excess of £40,000.00 for more than 30  different Charities.

Huddersfield Rotary Club would like to express their sincere gratitude for all Teams, supporters and all volunteers for their contribution to yet another very successful event. Also grateful thanks to the Company, Gable Events Ltd., who provided the professional expertise to ensure the day was a smooth and efficient event.

And by the way, next year’s event will be on SATURDAY 7TH JULY 2018. We look forward to seeing you all again next year.

 

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6:30 pm Club Meeting
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6:30 pm Club Meeting @ Army Reserve Centre
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18
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6:30 pm Club Meeting @ Huddersfield RUFC Presidents Bar
Club Meeting @ Huddersfield RUFC Presidents Bar
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5:00 pm Wine tasting and Club Meeting @ Huddersfield RUFC Presidents Bar
Wine tasting and Club Meeting @ Huddersfield RUFC Presidents Bar
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