Sixth Place Overall
Out of 30 teams, the Flies finished 6th overall to end a wonderful race season. See you in the beer garden for the end of season celebration.
Fall/Winter paddling starts Thursday. New paddlers are welcome!
Semifinals, Third place!
With a time of 2:11:45, the 'Flies take third with a big surge at the finish line. Sixth best time from Semifinals.
Consolation race, Heat 74, lane 2 scheduled at 2:00 with the Saggin Dragons, DragonSprites, and Sirens. Great day to be an OWLS Dragonfly!
Bridge race, Sixth place
Second race, First place
OWLS Dragonflies finished first in Heat 27 and our combined times qualified for 6th place overall.
Race between the bridges today at 4:30. 2000 meters, 4 turns.
Sunday we race in Women's Division A Semi-Finals: Heat 50, Lane 4 at 9:30. Depending on semi-final results, the 'Flies race a second time on Sunday at 2:00 or 2:10.
First race, first place
Good morning race fans! The OWLS Dragonflies took first in Heat 3 surging ahead mid-race and finishing strong.
The team will race again in Heat 27 from lane 2 at 1:50. Grab a chair or a picnic blanket and come down to waterfront park for the Portland Dragon Boat Festival.
The top 8 women's teams will compete in a race around the bridges at 4:30 today. Stop by tent 12 to show your support, and wish the team well before the next qualifying race.
Seeding for Sunday is based on placements today, with time as the tie breaker. Women's Division races tomorrow 8:30-9:40 and 1:00-2:10.
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