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Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby


22st Annual Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby

Saturday, October 8, 2022

4:00 PM

Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens

YOU COULD WIN THE $2,000 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.)

  • $2,000 GRAND PRIZE 
  • Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa – Gift Certificate for One Night Stay and Dinner for Two (not to exceed $100) at the 360 Grille
  • $250 Gift Card – Osborne’s Jewelers
  • $100 Gift Card – Hobbs Jewelers
  • $100 Gift Card – Publix
  • Theatre Huntsville – Flex Pack for 4
  • Theatre Huntsville – Theatre Tickets for 2 
  • +  more prizes to come!

Lazy Duck Awards provided by Dubs Burgers!


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 PRINTABLE ADOPTION FORM: scroll to the bottom of this page. 

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 coupon (to be announced). 

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 2022 Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention at Athens State University on October 7th and 8th. Duck adoptions will close at 1:00 p.m. on October 8th.