Types of teams

Corporate teams

Corporate Teams are mixed gender teams who race under the banner of their enterprise or organisation and are comprised of employees/members and their families.

Requirements for a Corporate Team:

  • A minimum number of 4 female paddlers in the boat and paddling when racing as a mixed-gender team
  • Team members must be 15 years of age or older
  • Teams may consist of up to 20 members (16 paddlers, 1 drummer and up to 3 substitutes)

Registration fees are CHF 5000 per team and must be paid within 30 days. A team place is not guaranteed until fees are paid.
* Please note:  registration fees are not refunded in the event of cancellation.

Trafigura – Corporate Winners 2016

Open teams

Open Teams are made up of keen dragonboaters from all walks of life who enjoy paddling for an amazing cause!
There are two categories of Open Teams:  Mixed Gender and All Female.

Requirements for a Mixed Gender team:

  • No restrictions on individual team members in terms of employer
  • A minimum number of 4 female paddlers
  • Team members must be 15 years of age or older
  • Teams may consist of up to 20 members (16 paddlers, 1 drummer and up to 3 substitutes)

Requirements for an All Female team:

Same as mixed gender except, of course, all team members must be female!

Some examples of open teams include: Breast cancer teams, students from the University or high schools, clubs, friends, workplace friends whose organisation is not sponsoring their team and more.

*Note: Open teams from companies/schools/clubs are not allowed to have their logos or names as part of their team names.

Registration fees are CHF 2000 per team and must be paid within 30 days. A team place is not guaranteed until fees are paid.
* Please note:  registration fees are not refunded in the event of cancellation.

Power HQ – Open Winners 2016

Paddle HQ – All Female Winners 2016

The Challenge

Encourage your team members to participate in the The Challenge! We are asking each participant to fundraise CHF50 above and beyond the registration fee. These funds raised will be specifically allocated to our Support Services, Outreach and a local cancer charity.

Bank details:
English Speaking Cancer Association
150 Route de Ferney
CH-1211 Geneve 2
Switzerland

UBS Acct. Number: 0243-341674.02T
Clearing number 243 (UBS SA, CP, 1002 Lausanne)
IBAN CH500024324334167402T

Cancellation / Changes

Paddle for Cancer will take place come rain or shine so please come prepared!! However, in the event of dangerous weather conditions, high winds for example, the organisers of Paddle for Cancer reserve the right to change race order and/or cancel races in order to ensure the safety and well-being of participants, spectators and volunteers.
*Please note: registration fees are not refunded in the event of cancellation.