Rubber Duck Race

60,000 Derby Ducks in the Windy City

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Tomorrow, 60,000 rubber ducks will make a splash in Downtown Chicago for the 13th Annual Chicago Ducky Derby! The duck race has been a staple fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois and raised over $300,000 last year for their athletes. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and approximately 20,000 Young Athletes across Illinois, to allow the athletes to participate in the …

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The Final Countdown: Zoom Duck Derby and Walk

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It’s the final countdown for the first ever Zoom Duck Derby and Walk! The event will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay in Ohio. The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. with a wellness walk followed by the Zoom Duck Derby at 9:00 a.m. where 5,000 rubber ducks will splash into the lazy …

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Rubber Duck Race Resolutions for 2018

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Happy New Years to our Nonprofit Partners!  As 2017 comes to a close and you are thinking about resolutions for next year, spend some time thinking about some rubber duck race resolutions for 2018.  We have compiled a list of resolutions that you can review and if any resonate with you, plan on incorporating them in your duck race planning. …

Ideas to Encourage Last Minute Duck Adoptions

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The week of your duck race your nonprofit needs that final push to get all your ducks adopted. Here are some ideas to encourage last minute duck adoptions. These ideas will catch the attention of your community and drive traffic to your duck adoption site. Here are some ideas to encourage last minute duck adoptions: 1. Post a Duck Emergency Image. …

FAQ’s about GAME’s Rubber Duck Race Fundraiser

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There is a lot more to the duck race than yellow rubber ducks with sunglasses racing down a waterway to raise funds for fantastic nonprofit organizations. Here is a list of FAQ’s about GAME’s rubber duck race fundraiser that we get asked from time to time from potential nonprofit partners. FAQ’s about GAME’s Rubber Duck Race Fundraiser What is a rubber …

Duck Race New Year's Resolutions for 2017

Duck Race New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

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Happy New Year racers! With just a few days left of 2016, it’s time to start thinking about your resolutions for 2017.  Resolutions are all about making yourself better – but why can’t that include your nonprofit?  Pick a few resolutions that we have listed down below that resonate with you and incorporate them in your duck race planning for …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 2

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Last month we posted some ways that you can promote your duck race all year.  Here’s the second part of the series which includes additional ideas for duck race promotions for all year. Sponsor Appreciation Show images of your sponsors and thank them for their support of this past year’s race.  You can also post pictures of Quacky visiting businesses who …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 1

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Duck Season has come to a close and it certainly has been a busy one! However, just because the ducks are on a well-deserved vacation now doesn’t mean that they can’t still be talked about during non-race season.  Here are some duck race promotions for all year that you can implement to keep your duck race in the minds of your …

Holiday Rubber Duck Race Promotion Ideas

Holiday Rubber Duck Race Promotion Ideas

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Keep the Rubber Ducks on everyone’s minds throughout the year by celebrating holidays. Here is a list of holiday rubber duck race promotion ideas that you can implement throughout the year. Valentine’s Day Show some ducky love to your sponsors and send out a Quacky Valentine or cookies. You can also use valentines as a Save the Date for your …

28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race This Weekend

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28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race The 28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race this weekend returns to Kennewick, WA on Saturday, October 8, 2016.   Hosted by the Tri-Cities Rotary, duck race fans can enjoy vendors, hot dogs, bounce houses and more! Goodie bags will be given out for the first 150 children attending the race!  A total of 40,000 Derby Ducks will splash down …