Dragon boat race at V&A Waterfront Marina

Oxford-Cambridge Paddle to Read dragon boat race
Oxford-Cambridge Paddle to Read dragon boat race


Spectators are invited to bring friends and family to the V&A Waterfront marina for the third annual Oxford-Cambridge Paddle to Read dragon boat race. The morning will be packed with friendly yet fierce competition as the two university publishing houses compete to raise funds for reading on Saturday, 30 November 2013 from 9am.

The day kicks off with a school vs school race, followed by two fun charity races. The publishing houses then gear up to go paddle-to-paddle in the tradition of the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race – the major international sporting occasion drawing millions of viewers from around the world.

A reading and activity corner will be available on the day to keep the kids entertained.

All proceeds generated will be used to purchase reading books for The Shine Centre’s language and literacy programmes. The Shine Centre is a non-profit organisation that provides support in literacy and language enrichment to children in Grades 2 and 3.

For more information about Shine please visit http://www.theshinecentre.org.za/

Event Information:
Event:      Oxford and Cambridge boat race
Venue:    V&A Waterfront Marina (Starting point Cape Grace Hotel and finishing point at Two Oceans Aquarium)
Time:       9am – 12pm
Date:        Saturday, November 30th, 2013.
Entrance:     Free

Donate to Shine via EFT:
Shine Trust
Standard Bank, Thibault Square, Cape Town
Swift Number: SBZA ZAJJ*
National Bank Code: 051001
National Branch Code: 020909
Cheque Account Number: 072861339
Reference: DragonBoat

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