Oriental, NC

Race Team Practices

  • Thursday, June 29th @ 6:15pm (*sign-up for the ACS practice online—applies to all Thursdays)
  • Saturday, July 1st @ 9:15am
  • Thursday,  July 6th @ 6:15pm
  • Saturday, July 8th @9:15am
  • Thursday, July 13th @ 6:15pm
  • Saturday, July 15th @ 9:15am
  • Thursday, July 20th @ 6:15pm
  • Saturday, July 22nd @ 9:15am
  • Thursday, July 27th @ 6:15pm
  • Saturday, July 29th @ 9:15am
  • Thursday, August 3rd @ 6:15pm
  • Saturday, August 5th @ 9:15am
  • Thursday, August 10th @ 6:15pm


DBC has a block of Suites at the Oriental Marina & Inn, about 4 miles from the race course. We have the following rooms: 

(3) 2-bedroom suites - Includes King + Queen
(2) 2-bedroom suites - includes King + 2 Twins
(4) 1-bedroom suites - includes 2 Queens

2-bedroom suites comfortably sleep 4 people and are $207/night + tax (**only about $55/person).  1-bedroom suites comfortably sleep 2-3 people and are $174/night + tax (**only about $60/person).

The Inn has graciously offered us a 10% discount, as well.   

Deadline to reserve rooms = August 1st!!  Once you have your group of roomies, call the hotel (252-249-1818) and tell them you’re booking a room under the “Dragon Boat Charleston” block. 

Travel Voucher

DBC will provide all participating survivors with a $250 travel voucher/stipend

Post Race Dinner

Date/time:  After the race at 6:30pm on August 12
Location:  Silos, 1111 Broad Street, Oriental, NC 28571
Dinner is free for paddlers.  All individuals pay for their own drinks at the party.
Guests should send a check to DBC for $15.00