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Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival  Races

February 10th at Dows Lake

Busting Out will be cheering on some of our survivors as they participate in the Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival on the team they created called "Pink Force".

Come out and enjoy the festivities of Winterlude and the Ice Dragon Boat Festival. Cheer on the Pink Force team of Survivors as they show how braving any conditions is what they do best!

8:00 AM Races Begin

4:00 PM Awards Ceremony *Time subject to change. Awards Ceremony will take place immediately following Championship Finals.

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International Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Festival

Florence, Italy

July 6-8 2018

Busting Out memberswill be joining forces with other Canadian Survivors to represent in Italy this July!

The IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival is held every four years under the auspices of the International Breast Cancer Paddler’s Commission. The Festival is an international non-competitive participatory event targeting Breast Cancer Survivors teams who engage in Dragon Boat activities as post-operative rehabilitation.
For the first time since its institution in 2005, the IBCPC FESTIVAL will take place in Continental Europe: in ITALY!    The Florence 2018 Festival will involve 129 teams from 17 countries , and for the very first time ALL the continents are represented.