In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic Health System and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse have canceled the Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival scheduled for June 20 in La Crosse. While this was a difficult decision, everyone’s safety is of utmost importance. This cancellation is in line with precautions advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit possible transmission of COVID-19.

Registered paddlers

Teams who have already paid the registration fee will receive a refund. Someone from the planning team will contact the person who made your team payment to discuss the refund. The event organizers thank you for your understanding, and your continued support of young people and breast cancer survivors in the community.

Volunteers

Because of this change, your volunteer support is no longer needed this year. The event organizers appreciate your willingness to help make this event a success.

Event sponsors and vendors

If you have already made a sponsorship or vendor payment for the event, you can opt for your payment to benefit the Center for Breast Care and Boys & Girls Club healthy lifestyle programs, or you can seek a refund. Someone from the planning team will contact you to discuss your preference. The event organizers appreciate your interest in the Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival and look forward to working with you in the future.