Our Derby Ducks took a break last weekend to gear up for seven races across the country! All the way from Florida to Washington, the races will be filled with delicious food, quacktastic music, ducky games, great giveaways and fun! Be sure to check out an event close to you and Adopt a Duck!
2014 Duck Derby and Kids Spring Fest
Where: Murfreesboro, TN at Sports*Com
When: May 17, 2014 from 11am – 4pm CT
Highlights: Local vendor booths, prize giveaways, inflatable’s, live stage performances, face painting and more!
Prizes: 12,000 ducks race for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000 cash. Other prizes include $1,000 cash, $500 Bell Jewelers gift card, $500 personal training sessions and more!
Racer Website: http://www.duckrace.com/murfreesboro
1st Annual Downtown Duck Derby!
Where: Sioux Falls, SD at the Downtown River Greenway
When: May 17, 2014 at 11am CT
Highlights: The derby ducks are making their debut in Sioux Falls. Come support this first annual event with a day filled with face painting, food vendors, mascots and more!
Prizes: 5,000 ducks race for one of 10 prizes including the $2,500 cash grand prize, $1,000 shopping spree at Riddle’s Jewelry, a weekend downtown, a camping package and more!
16th Annual Rubber Duck Derby
Where: Gainesville, GA at Clarks Bridge Park
When: May 17, 2014 from 10am – 4pm ET
Highlights: The Duck Fest is a festival filled with arts, crafts, jewelry, pottery, bounce houses, carnival games, live entertainment, and more!
Prizes: 16,000 Derby Ducks hope to win one of seven prizes with the grand prize of $10,000 cash. Other prizes include an RV portable generator, $1,000 cash, resort getaways and more!
Racer Website: http://www.duckrace.com/gainesville
5th Annual Lucky Duck Race for PACE
Where: Bradenton, FL at Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar
When: May 17, 2014 at 7pm ET
Highlights: Adopt a Duck, Help a Girl! In addition to the fun and excitement of the Derby Ducks, this event will also host the Quickest Quacky 5k Race for Pace along the Riverwalk. Run or walk in this event prior to the duck race and receive an Adopted Duck, ducky merchandise and a post-race party to watch the Derby Duck Race.
Prizes: 15,000 ducks will race for the grand prize $5,000 in gift cards to Publix plus other great prizes including a Weekly Dinner for 2 at Anna Maria Oyster Bar for a Year!
Racer Website: http://www.duckrace.com/manatee
The 17th Annual Baker Boyer Ducky Derby
Where: Walla Walla, WA at Mill Creek
When: May 17, 2014 at 8am PT
Highlights: This all day event kicks off with the Relay for Hope followed by the Kid’s Olympics. The Family Fun Festival begins at 11:30am that leads up to the duck race at 2pm.
Prizes: 17,000 ducks race for a chance at $10,000 or a 4×2 Toyota Tacoma Pickup. Other prizes include .53 diamond stud earrings, family membership to the YMCA, $1,000 in gasoline, 4 rounds of golf and more!
Racer Website: http://wwexchangeclub.org/duckyderby.htm
13th Annual Duck Derby Race and Festival
Where: Cartersville, GA at Riverside Park
When: May 17, 2014 at 10am ET
Highlights: Duck Calls and Overalls is what you need to bring for this Duck Dynasty style Derby! Enjoy carnival games, arts and crafts, bouncy castles, live music and more!
Prizes: 20,000 ducks race to win a 2013 Honda Fit. Other prizes include new gutters, a La-Z-Boy recliner, a Luminox watch, boat rentals and more!
Racer Website: http://www.duckrace.com/cartersville
2014 Rubber Duck Derby
Where: New Orleans, LA at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Festival
When: May 18, 2014 at 4pm CT
Highlights: Live music, local New Orleans food, artist booths will fill this fun-filled ducky event.
Prizes: 22,000 ducks race for the $5,000 grand prize. Other prizes include a $1,000 gift certificate to Rouses, two roundtrip airfare from Southwest Airlines, Free Cane’s chicken for a year and more!
Racer Website: http://www.duckrace.com/nola