We have races scheduled in Ft. Lauderdale and Texas City this weekend. Adopt a duck today and support some great nonprofits!
11th Annual KID Duck Fest Derby
Who: Kids in Distress
Kids In Distress of Broward and Palm Beach counties (KID) works for the prevention of child abuse, preservation of the family, and the treatment of abused and neglected children.
Where: Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Esplanade Park
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 starting at noon EDT.
Highlights: The KID Duckfest Derby is celebrating 11 years of racing rubber ducks and raising funds for their nonprofit organization. This year will feature multiple family friendly activities for the afternoon including a bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, funny photo opportunities, Meet and Greet with Splash, food trucks, and more! The KID Olympics returns for another year and each child who participates in every Olympic event will receive a chance to win a great raffle prize.
Prizes: At 2:00 p.m. 30,000 ducks will get their feathers wet as they race to win one of 10 prizes including a cruise for 2, a gift certificate from Carroll’s Jewelers, golf for 4, gift baskets, and more! The quickest rubber duck will win the $10,000 grand prize!
Racer Website: www.duckfestderby.org
10th Annual Texas City ISD Youthfest & Duck Derby
Who: Texas City ISD
The Texas City ISD (TCISD) Foundation for the Future, in collaboration with the community and the school district, support a quality education for the District’s students by generating and distributing resources to enrich, maintain, and expand programs to meet the District’s stated mission of excellence in education.
The Foundation encourages all students to work to their highest potential, supports staff teaching and learning programs. In addition, the Foundation inspires the community to participate with the school district to enrich education.
Where: Texas City, TX at Texas City Sting Creek
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CDT
Highlights: Get ready for an afternoon of fun at the Youthfest! There will be fun, food, music and entertainment and at 3:00 p.m. the ducks are launched.
Prizes: 5,000 Derby Ducks will paddle their hardest to win some great prizes including a $2,500 Visa gift card, a $1,000 Amazon gift card, a $250 HEB gift card, a 50″ TV, and more! All 10 prize winners will have the chance to win the “Lucky Duck” prize of a new $50,000 Ford car or truck sponsored by TNMP.
Racer Website: http://www.duckrace.com/texascity