LDCU to host first NorMin dragon boat race

Cagayan de Oro will witness the first dragon boat race in Northern Mindanao this Saturday, December 6, 2014.  Dubbed as “Bugsay Mindanao,”  the race will bring together six competitive teams from Mindanao namely:

  • Dragons del Sur of Davao
  • Hiraya Minokawa, also of Davao
  • Another Davao team, Base Camp
  • The FSUU Blue Dragons of Butuan
  • Iligan’s Bakunawa
  • CDO’s Liceo Dragonoids

Organized by Liceo de Cagayan University, along with corporate partners the Zealep Group of Companies, Kendle Dragon Boats, Smart Communications, iFM, BusinessWeek Mindanao, and The Cagayan de Oro Times, the event will take place in Cagayan de Oro River. Each team will race in four categories:

  • 200m Men
  • 200m Mixed
  • 2000m Open Straight Course
  • 2000m Mixed Straight Course

Last September, an exhibition race was held here in Cagayan de Oro which marked as the official launch of Liceo Dragonoids. It was participated by FSUU Blue Dragons and Team Bakunawa.