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Preparing for 2014 season!

Our next racing season will begin in April 2014.

Want to try dragon boating? Get on our mailing list by emailing us at info@steelcitydragons.org.

The team is keeping in shape with winter work outs. The current schedule is:

  • Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6:15-730pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9:30-11:00am
  • Saturdays - 8:30-10:00am

Golf Fundraiser on June 8, 2014

The Annual Carol Raber Memorial Golf Fundraiser to benefit the Pink Steel Breast Cancer Team and other Steel City Dragons programs is set for June 8, 2014. Sponsors and volunteers are being solicited. The highest profile sponsorships are limited, so contact us now if you are interested in supporting this event. Sponsors will be acknowledged on our website.

Golfer registration Donations
Select registration type:

$150 Hole sponsor (with sign)

$250 Putting green sponsor (with sign)
$700 Putting green & golfers package (Foursome registration and putting green sponsor signage
General donation of any amount to Pink Steel

 

2014 Sponsors

Allegheny Health Network

Thanks to the Allegheny Health Network for their contribution of $5000 to Pink Steel to support training clinics and the entrance fee to the 2014 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival in Sarasota, Florida.

Giant Eagle

Thanks to Giant Eagle for their contribution of $1500 to Pink Steel to support the entrance fee to the 2014 Portage Lakes Dragon Boat Festival in Akron Ohio.

 

Walt Boyle

Thanks to Walt Boyle for his contribution of $1000 to help pay for Pink Steel's race entrance fees.

More news

Our teams:

New paddlers can get on our mailing list, inquire about the 2014 season (and off-season activities) and ask any other questions by sending an email info@steelcitydragons.org. Stay tuned for more news!

Steel City Dragons Mixed: Our mixed (male and female) racing crew is open to all adults. We practice three times a week in preparation for several out-of-town races.

Junior team: Our junior team is for boys and girls ages 10-17. They receive the same high-level coaching as our adult teams, and prepare for races in special youth divisions.

Breast cancer survivor team - Pink Steel: Our Breast Cancer Survivors' team supports breast cancer awareness and provides a positive athletic community for survivors in the Pittsburgh region. Survivors' teams are a rapidly growing sector in the world of dragon boating, with teams like Philadelphia's Hope Afloat competing and winning all over the world. For survivors, dragon boating offers an ideal exercise to enhance physical recovery bolstered by a supportive team environment. Click here for more information

Women's team - Women of Steel: Our women's team competes in events that have separate all-women's divisions.

Corporate/organization teams: We have coaches, equipment, and training programs to develop a team for your organization. Options range from one or two sessions to a full racing season. Contact us for details.

More information about us

Who we are:

The Steel City Dragons organization is a Pittsburgh-area Dragon Boat Team. We formed in 2002 and had our first full competitive season in 2003 followed by 2004-2012 seasons filled with awards, medals, and growth of new teams. Many more activities are in the works for the coming years, including lots of racing at all levels and plenty of casual fun.
More information ("About Us")

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Sponsor us!

Our competitive team has made a big splash in local competitions as well as on the road. We need sponsors to help us cover our expenses for equipment and race fees. Our sponsors share in our successes and gain access to a growing, diverse, and vibrant sport. Contact us at info@steelcitydragons.org for the full range of sponsorship opportunities. Thanks to our current sponsors.

Buy Steel City Dragons shirts, hats, other gear from these sites:

Steel City Dragons of Pittsburgh, PA: www.steelcitydragons.org
Steel City Dragon-Boat Association, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization)
Mailing address: 326 Marberry Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15215
We paddle from Fox Chapel Marine, 1366 Old Freeport Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Team information: info@steelcitydragons.org   Website info/suggestions: webmaster@steelcitydragons.org