Team Registration Call: (256) 543-1898

Home 2018-06-06T21:31:53+00:00

Don’t miss the boat!

  • All proceeds benefit Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity’s mission to build simple, decent, affordable housing for partnership families.
  • As a Christian ministry, Habitat works toward this vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in need.
  • Houses are built with local volunteer labor.
  • The houses are sold to each family at no profit and with no interest.
  • We are grateful for generous community support and ask for your volunteer help!

Applications are OPEN till June 30, 2018 for those wishing to apply for housing with G-E HFH. Spread the word!


Awards paddles are HERE! Thanks to Trim It UP! for the beautiful work and generous support! Two divisions – Competitive and Recreational, plus awards for Best Decorated Tent, Best Team T-shirt, Best Drummer Costume, and Best Team Spirit. REGISTER YOUR TEAM TODAY.

Major Sponsors



Festival Partners

Gadsden ~ at the Mall

Festival Friends

Peoples Bank of Alabama
Life Insurance Company of Alabama
Webb Concrete & Building Materials


Alley’s Carpet
Buffalo Rock
Buck’s Island Marina
Chili’s Restaurant
Etowah County Sheriff’s Department
Gadsden Budweiser Distributing Co.
Gadsden EMA
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Greater Gadsden Tourism
Jill Edwards
Kyuka Water
Nick Webb
Reddy Ice
Ronnie Watkins Ford
Simmons Signs
Top of the River
Trent Thrasher
Trim It Up

2018 Teams:

Exchange Bank of Alabama
Alfa Insurance
Riverview Regional Medical Center
St. James Catholic Church
Etowah County Bar Association

1st Place Competitive Division 2017

2nd Place Competitive Division 2017

3rd Place Competitive Division 2017

1st Place Recreational Division 2017

2nd Place Recreational Division 2017

3rd Place Recreational Division 2017

2017 Dragon Boat Festival Photos