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Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby

23rd Annual Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby


Saturday, October 7, 2023

4:00 PM

Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens

YOU COULD WIN THE $1,000 Grand Prize!

Support Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful by adopting a duck for this derby and you could feather your nest with one of our really great prizes! (Need not be present to win.)

  • $1,000 BT’s Towing GRAND PRIZE
  • $500 from Trustmark Bank
  • Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa – Gift Certificate for One Night Stay and Dinner for Two (not to exceed $100) at the 360 Grille
  • Round of golf for 4+golf cart from Canebrake
  • $250 Gift Card – Osborne’s Jewelers
  • $250 cash from Morell Engineering
  • Dana Baker Photo Session
  • $100 cash from Dunn Building Sup
  • $100 cash from Athens Pharmacyply
  • $100 Gift Card – Hobbs Jewelers
  • $100 from Village Vet Clinic
  • $100 from Morell Engineering
  • Huntsville Theater Flex Tickets
  • Gift Certificate for a massage from Newman Massage
  • Alabama Magazine Subscription
  • +  more prizes to come!


Specially-designed rubber racing ducks will be raced in heats (number dependent upon number of ducks adopted). The first few ducks in each heat (number dependent on prizes at race time) will move on to the Championship Race. Prizes will be awarded based on the order in which ducks move through the duck trap.

DUCK ADPTIONS: (must be adopted in advance of race)

ADOPT ONLINE:  use the drop down menu below to adopt online.

For a $5 donation to KALB, a racing duck will be placed in the derby in your name.

For a $25 donation, you will receive a QUACK PACK which includes 6 ducks total (1 free) and a Papa Murphy’s coupon for 20% off your entire order of $20 or more!

Add to the fun and name your ducks! It’s fun to see the clever names ducks are given. Let’s see what you can come up with!

Ducks can either be adopted online (see below), at the KALB office at 125 East Street in Athens, or look for us at the 2023 Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention at Athens State University on October 6th and 7th. Duck adoptions will close at 1:00 p.m. on October 7th.