UBC Community Teams

Community Team Building at Day of the LongBoat

What is Day of the Longboat?

This signature UBC event takes place on the shores of Jericho Beach with over 3,000 people paddling in the largest voyageur canoe race in the world. Your team of 8-10 paddlers will compete against other boats in an initial heat, vying for a place in the finals. Teams in the finals compete for a coveted Day of the Longboat trophy and UBC Intramurals championship shirt.

Why Day of the LongBoat?

Community teams will receive:

  • A unique team bonding experience in a beautiful oceanfront setting.
  • Mix-up your weekend exercise routine. Trust us, this is a great workout!
  • Your team is guaranteed two races on race day.
  • A chance to compete for a coveted Day of the LongBoat trophy and UBC Recreation Intramurals championship shirts.

Other perks:

    • Relax and enjoy the Jericho Sailing Centre facilities
    • Grab a bite to eat at the Galley Restaurant
    • Check out other games at the Day of the LongBoat festival

Details

Clinics: Each team must attend a mandatory pre-race safety clinic on Saturday, September 28th prior to their race
Races: Races take place on Saturday, September 28th. Each race takes about 20 minutes, but expect to be here for 1-2 hours to have time to check-in, race, cheer on some other teams, and check out the festival. As a community team, you are guaranteed two races on that day.
Team Structure: Each team must have at least 8 members, up to a maximum of 10.
Cost: $300 per team.
Registration Deadline: September 16, 2019

Class Day(s) Times Start End Location Register by Community
CoRec Team Sat 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sep 28 Sep 28 Jericho Sailing Centre Sep 16 $300.00
Womens (W2STGN) Team Sat 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sep 28 Sep 28 Jericho Sailing Centre Sep 16 $300.00
Open Team Sat 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sep 28 Sep 28 Jericho Sailing Centre Sep 16 $300.00

Do you qualify as an alumni team? Only UBC alumni are eligible for the rates below and your entire team must be made up of UBC Alumni. If you want to race with individuals who are not UBC Alumni, register for a Community Team.

Class Day(s) Times Start End Location Register by UBC Alumni
UBC Alumni Team Sun 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sep 29 Sep 29 Jericho Sailing Centre Sep 16 $250.00


Have Questions?

At UBC Recreation we aspire to include everyone in our programs and facilities. But you may have questions or concerns about if this event is right for you. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact our event team at im.longboat@ubc.ca or call 604-822-9052.