2022 Dragon Boat Festival Teams

 

 

Teams Listed by Team Name

 

Team Name Biography Contact & Email
Aspirus Water Dragons


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $0

The Aspirus Water Dragons includes Aspirus Health employees and their families from across our system. We’re beginners and we plan to showcase how a group of individuals from north central Wisconsin can come together for a terrific cause. Matt :
matthew.thompson@aspirus.org

 

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Awaken Our Dragon


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $900

The Samuels Group is a commercial general contractor and construction manager serving the Midwest. We have been honored to serve Howard Young Medical Center for nearly two decades. Our dragon racing team is excited to participate in our 4th annual dragon racing event, seeking a fun and active day of team building to support the Howard Young Foundation. Looking forward to paddling hard, having fun and enjoying the journey. Erin :
efritz@samuelsgroup.net

 

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Be the One


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $900

We are a team of misfits made up of Aspirus Rhinelander Behavioral Health Associates and their friends and family. We are looking forward to spreading mental health awareness and rowing for a great cause! Kelsey :
kelsey.mcgee@aspirus.org

 

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BJ’s Sportshop Mario Party


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $900

BJ’s Sportshop is back and better than ever! For our fourth year of competition, we have expanded our fun loving group of friends & family of BJ’s Sportshop. We can’t wait to get paddlin’! Elizabeth :
elizabeth@hyfinc.org

 

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Chicago Sirens


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $600

Bio Coming Soon! Rita :
markorrita@yahoo.com

 

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Dragon Warriors


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $600

We are a group of men and women who just started paddling together this summer. With a varied level of experience, we are giving people an opportunity to learn and enjoy the sport of dragon boating in a fun Northwoods environment. Stacey :
stacey@placidmanufacturing.com

 

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Fiery Fresh


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $0

This is our 3rd year participating in the Dragon Boat Festival. Our team is made up of co-workers, family, and friends of Trigs. We look forward to seeing everyone in Minocqua for this great event and we can’t wait to go head to head with our co-workers. Paddles up! Nate :
nvollmer@tasolberg.com

 

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Flying Ears


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $600

The Flying Ears started as a dragon boat team in 2013 and is recreational/competitive team, from Sycamore, IL, that has gone through a lot of reorganizing in the past two Covid years as have many teams. We have raced Minocqua in the past and has become our favorite race venue supporting a great cause. We are so happy to have a resumption of racing in Minocqua this year. Gary :
salgar61@aol.com

 

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Island City Dragon Boat Club


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $1,100

Island City Dragon Boat Club was formed in 2015 in conjunction with the establishment of the Minocqua Dragon Boat Festival held in 2016. The team began as a mixed team and changed to a women’s team in 2017.

The club based in Minocqua, Wisconsin, has approximately 30 members, and is coached by Mike Mondrall.

The Island City Dragon Boat Club is dedicated to teaching and training adult women from the greater Minocqua, Wisconsin area and surrounding counties in the sport of dragon boat paddling and dragon boat racing. Island City raced at the USDBF Club Crew National Championships in 2021 and the IDBF Club Crew World Championships in 2022.

Island City Dragon Boat Club started a mixed youth program in 2022.

Linda :
linda.wrobel333@gmail.com

 

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Island City Dragon Boat Club Dragonlings


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $0

The future of dragon boating is bright with this newly formed team in the Lakeland area. With help from the Island City Dragon Boat Club, this young group of dragons was “hatched” in 2022. This mixed youth program is based in Minocqua, Wisconsin, is coached by Mike Mondrall. This team is excited to roar with the dragons! Mike :
mdmondrall@tampabay.rr.com

 

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La Crosse Mississippi Sisters


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $900

We are a mighty composite team representing the La Crosse Mississippi Sisters and Team Survivor Madison. We have each heard the words “You have cancer” and journeyed down difficult paths. We have chosen to turn this challenge into stories of personal surTHRIVorship through dragon boating and building a supportive community for cancer survivors. Members of this team will be competing in the IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival in New Zealand in Spring 2023! Paddles up! Michele :
mthorman@charter.net

 

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Motley Crew


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $600

We are a motley group of paddlers that are in for high amounts of fun on and off the water Steven :
hutchhaus@hotmail.com

 

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Mushroom Hill Gang


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $518

Group of friends gathering together and in remembrance of a dear friend we lost last year. Linda :
lin784@sbcglobal.net

 

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Off the Edge


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $500

Off the Edge is a women’s paddling team from the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. They call White Bear Lake their home! Karen :
kedmand@msn.com

 

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Racine Dragon Belles


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $600

The Belles of the water are fierce friends and competitors on and off the water. Steven :
hutchhaus@hotmail.com

 

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Sea Merchants


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $0

This is our 4th year participating in the Dragon Boat Festival. This is a returning group made up of co-workers, family, and friends of Trigs. Specifically Trigs in our Northwoods territory including Minocqua, Eagle River, Rhinelander and Manitowish Waters. We look forward to seeing everyone in Minocqua for this great event. Check out our sister team, Fiery Fresh! Nate :
nvollmer@tasolberg.com

 

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We Mean Business – LUHS DECA/FBLA


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $0

We represent the DECA/FBLA Clubs at Lakeland Union High School (LUHS). Both DECA (Marketing) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) have regional, state, and national competitions. Our participation in these events is funded only through funds we raise. In addition to funding our competition expenses, we will use funds for community service projects. We are excited to be a part of the Minocqua Dragon Boat Festival and hope to help the Howard Young Foundation meet their goal. Gami :
gamimil@gmail.com

 

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WXPR Radio Waves


Funding Status:

Total Raised: $0

The WXPR Radio Waves is excited to be part of the Festival. Our WXPR Public Radio volunteers and friends are on a mission to have fun and support a good cause at the Festival! WXPR’s mission is to inform, entertain, and engage our community; enrich lives with music, information, and interaction; and build positive lasting relationships. Our goals combined with the goals of the Festival help build strong communities! We’re ready to make good waves! Jessie :
jessie@wxpr.org