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American Family Children's Hospital

Capital Lakes Dragon Fest


Vilas Park, Madison, WI


The UW Carbone Cancer Center is pleased to be a sponsor of the 2012 Capital Lakes DragonFest.

Join the Cancer Center's Team


Dragon Boat racing is a unique sport perfect for beginners. The UW Carbone Cancer Center will be competing in the 2012 Capital Lakes DragonFest. Be a part of the action by joining with doctors, nurses and research staff for a fun day of paddling on beautiful Lake Wingra in Madison, WI.


Form Your Own Team


You can also form your own team along with 24 family members, friends, or co-workers. The dragon boats, paddles, PFDs, a coach, experienced steersperson and a practice session are all provided so your team is ready for an action-packed day on the water. For registration and festival details, visit


Proceeds benefit TEAMSurvivor Madison, Inc., a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing year round fitness opportunities to women surviving any cancer diagnosis.


Dragon boat racing is a traditional sport originating in China over 2,500 years ago. Renowned for its camaraderie, strength and endurance achieved by participants, dragon boat racing is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing team water sports, with tens of thousands of participants in over 60 countries.