According to Nanning's dragon boat race news media briefing in 2021 lately, the race will be held at 8:00 on July 18 at the waters near Changyou Pavilion beside Yongjiang Bridge.
Reportedly, the event is organized by Nanning Sports Bureau and Nanning Sports Federation. Lasting for one day, it consists of 12-people dragon boat and 22-people dragon boat straightaway racing for 300m and 200m. Thirty teams of nearly 600 athletes from the whole Guangxi will be joining the race. The race will closely align itself with the natural ecology, history and culture of Yongjiang River so as to present the new look of Nanning's urban construction and create the most distinctive local dragon boat race. Besides, citizens can watch the race through online channels. The race's official website and the news channel of Nanning Radio and Television Station will live-stream the whole race.