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The Great Duck Derby

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Name: The Great Duck Derby
Date: June 24, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:


Cheer for your lucky ducks as they race along the lazy river at Rock River Rapids during our annual Great Duck Derby!

Qualifying ducks from each of the 7 heats will earn a spot in the championship race. ​Ducks in the championship race will have a chance to swim away with up to $1,000 cash! All none winning ducks will then go into the last place race, where last place will take home a prize.
Participants DO NOT need to be present to win.

** Only the championship race will be live streamed in 2022.
Heat results will be shared via Facebook posts during the event.

Friday, June 24
First racing heat begins at 9:00 am
Rock River Rapids Lazy River
1900 E. James St.



  • Racing Duck (1): $5
  • Quack Pack (5): $20
  • Quacker's Dozen (12): $50
  • Flock of Ducks (25): $100


  • Various heat prizes
  • Bronze Medal: $250
  • Silver Medal: $500
  • Gold Meda: $1,000

Click here to view all Racing Duck Number Assignments (please allow a few business days for updates)

For more information, please contact


Rock River Rapids - Lazy River
1900 E. James St.
Date/Time Information:
Friday, June 24
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Contact Information:
Lindsi Berry
Racing Duck (1 duck) - $5
Quack Pack (5 ducks) - $20
Quackers Dozen (12 ducks) - $50
Flock of Ducks (25 ducks) - $100

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