It’s going to be a quack-tastic day to come out to watch thousands of rubber ducks race their way around the curves of the Black River. On Saturday, May 21st, we will be holding our first annual iCan”Ducky” Derby fundraiser. The race will finish at Baker’s Field Park at the end of Strawberry Lane in Port Huron Township. The first place finisher will win $1,000 cash, 2nd will win $500 and the 3rd duck to finish will win $300.
There will be lots of fun stuff going on at the park that day like voting for your favorite decorated duck, face painting & carnival games, food concessions and free bouncers for the kids. We’ll have a few other contests going on also with cash prizes so it could be well worth it to spend the day with us.
You can buy your ducks online on our Facebook page anytime by visiting www.facebook.com/bwcil/app/208195102528120/ or any of our offices during normal business hours. You will also be able to find us at various locations around town selling duck tickets. Ducks are $5 each, a Quack Pack is 6 for $25, a Quacker’s Dozen is 13 for $50, or get a Full Flock of 30 ducks for $100. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the race and then be there to cheer your duck on!
If you would like to enter the Decorate-A-Duck contest, please visit our Port Huron office during normal business hours or we should have some with us when we’re out selling duck tickets, as well. You will buy a 10″ stuffed duck from us for $10. You will take him or her home to decorate however you wish (as long as it’s suitable for a family audience). You will bring your decorated duck to the park the day of the race (May 21st) ready to display before 11:30 AM. We will put all the decorated ducks on display with a container for each. Those attending the event will vote for their favorite(s) by putting money in that duck’s container. The winner will be the duck who has the most money (by value) in their container and BWCIL will guarantee that to be at least $50.00. So encourage your friends & family to come out to the park that day to vote for your duck!