2017 Starbuck Dragon Boat Festival

On a perfect day at the Starbuck Lakeshore Park The Beuckens “Dragonflies” Dragon Boat Team came from behind to capture their 2nd Dragon Boat Championship in its 10 year history.  They previously won the very first Dragon Boat Championship in 2008.

Here are the winners in the various categories:

Champion of Champions  Beuckens Dragonflies
Gold Champion Beuckens Dragonflies
Gold 2nd Place  Miss Minnewaska Queen Bees
Silver Division  Starbuck Telephone Co.  Victorious Secret
Silver 2nd Place Pope County Tribune/Starbuck Times  Different Strokes
Bronze Division  Sothy’s Goddess’s
Bronze 2nd Place SCMC/Starbuck Clinic  I.V. League

Business Cup  Fagen Inc.  Fagen Energy
Civic Cup  Miss Minnewaska  Queen Bee
Family Cup  Beuckens Dragonflies
Health Cup SCMC/Starbuck Times I.V. League

Best Village–CHS Prairie Lakes
Best Spirit–Sothys
Best Race Time–Miss Minnewaska


Winner of the Booze Barrow was Dylan Schuester, $100 in cash was Chad Kozel, and the Prairie’s Edge Casino stay + $25 was Jean Iverson.


Thank you to all the sponsors, donors, and those that participated.