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Q: What is the Great Brevard Duck Race?

An estimated 10,000 yellow rubber ducks decked out with ultra-cool sunglasses will be racing their way in the Indian River on April 2nd, at 1:00 p.m. for the 19th Annual Great Brevard Duck Race at Sand Point Park in Titusville Florida. Ducks will race to the finish line to win GREAT prizes for their 'adopters.'

Q: What am I Supporting with my Donation?

The Great Brevard Duck Race is a major fundraiser for Crosswinds Youth Services, a not-for-profit organization that has been serving vulnerable young people and their families in Brevard County for 43 years. Young people throughout Brevard County have turned to Crosswinds for life changing and even lifesaving help. Your help is needed now more than ever to help children, youth and families in crisis.

Please adopt your ducks today! All funds raised will benefit Crosswinds Youth Services Robert E. Lehton Children's Shelter. Need not be present to win. For further information about Crosswinds go to

Q:What about Watching the Race?

The event is free to watch, and open to the public. So come on down and watch your duck win the race! However, you don't have to be present to win.

Q: What are the prizes?

A:  Here are the 2018 GBDR Prizes.


Drive in style in a 2018 Honda Fit.  It’s small in size and big in Attitude.  Free 2 year lease, courtesy of Space Coast Honda.


Set sail on a four-night Disney Cruise Line vacation departing from Port Canaveral aboard the Disney Dream!  Your package, which is for two (2) Guests, includes the following:

 One (1) Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

 All meals on board the ship (excluding Palo and Remy fine dining)

Government taxes, port charges, and fees (as defined on the Disney Cruise Line website)

Dining room & stateroom onboard gratuities


One (1) Certificate for an Exclusive Two-Park VIP Tour for up to 4 Guests.  This tour is a private, all-day, walking guided tour that includes priority access to several of our premiere attractions.  This tour is good for the same day at both of our amazing theme parks, Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure®.  Certificate includes one-day, two-park admission tickets.  Block out dates apply.


Relax in an Ekornes Consul Leather Chair and Ottoman.  Plus, a $500 gift card, good for any purchase at Indian River Furniture.


Experience the ultimate in cooking with the Large Big Green Egg, Nest and accessories.  Along with six sets of cooking classes for two at Wassi’s Big Green Egg Learning Center, admission for two to the Sunshine State Egg Fest and two-shirts.


Obsession Charters Deep Sea Fishing from Port Canaveral – Enjoy a full-day fishing trip for four aboard the Ocean Obsession Party Fishing Boat.


Enjoy a fun evening of shark fishing for two aboard the Ocean Obsession Party Fishing Boat.


Relax at the beach with a two-night stay at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront.


Experience the beauty of Brevard County from a bird’s eye with a Servant Air Ministries airplane ride.