Windy City Dragons
Windy City Dragons is comprised of advanced paddlers who compete on a national and international level. Started in 2009 as part of Lincoln Park Boat Club, WC Dragons were the very first competitive dragon boat team in the Chicagoland area. WC Dragons competed in the most challenging competitions around United States, Canada and around the world earning medals in several categories.
Windy City Dragons hold U.S. National Champion titles in multiple categories in five consecutive USDBF Championships. They have earned titles at the ADBA Regional Championship held in Arlington Heights, Illinois. As the only team from the Midwest, WC Dragons represented United States in Club World Championships in Hong Kong in 2012, and in Ravenna, Italy in 2014 where the WC Dragons became World Champions in Senior A category in 2,000 and 500 meter races. Many WC Dragons proudly represent the United States as part of Team USA in the IDBF world championships since 2011.
2012 Hong Kong, China
2014 Ravenna, Italy
Senior A open: Gold 2000m, Gold 500m
Senior A mixed: Bronze 2000m
Premier: Bronze 2000m
USDBF National Championship Titles
2009 Chattanooga, Tennessee
2011 Fort Dodge, Iowa
2013 Mercer, New Jersey
2015 Arlington Heights, Illinois
2017 Mercer, New Jersey
ADBA Regional Champions
2017 Arlington Heights, Illinois
Senior A open: Gold Medal
Senior mixed: Gold Medal
Our team practices year round on water during the season and indoors during the winter. In order to become part of Windy City Dragons, please contact Coach Leszek Wasilewski.