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Rules and Regulations

A complete set of official rules and regulations for this race can be obtained from Crosswinds Youth Services by sending a written request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to Crosswind's Great Brevard Duck Race, 1407 Dixon Boulevard, Cocoa, FL 32922.

The 20th Annual Great Brevard Duck Race is conducted by Crosswinds Youth Services. A minimum of 10,000 ducks will be launched into the Indian River at the Sand Point Park Boat Ramp in Titusville Florida at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

All ducks entered will be provided by the Presenter and will remain the property of the Presenter.

Should a winning duck be an orphan, it will be disqualified as a prize winner, and the race judge will continue to remove ducks from the duck trap in the order they are trapped until an adopted winning duck is selected. Qualified winning ducks will be selected until all prizes are gone.

The completed entry portion of each Race Adoption Paper must be received by an authorized representative of Presenter by 2 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2018 to be eligible to win prizes. Entries received after 2 p.m. on Friday, April 14, 2018 and entries purchased on race day are subject to the availability of ducks, and in the event the number of these entries exceeds the available number of ducks, the entries will not be eligible to win any prizes. Entrants assume the risk of non-delivery of any entries to an authorized representative of the Great Brevard Duck Race.

Grand Prize:  A two year lease for a 2018 Honda Fit, courtesy of Space Coast Honda (Sponsor).  Grand Prize winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license and proof of insurance. The Presenter (Crosswinds Youth Services) is not responsible for accidents/damage to property or person incurred while using the prize. Winner must accept prize as stated or prize will be forfeited.  Winner does not have the choice of color option.  Winner must take delivery of vehicle within 30 days of availability from Space Coast Honda dealership at a time and date to be determined by the Winner with approval of the Sponsor.  Grand Prize is non-transferable and there is no cash option in lieu of the Grand Prize.  Grand Prize winner is responsible for all expenses associated with the lease and the vehicle, subject to all terms and conditions of Space Coast Honda.  Winner will be required to sign a release allowing their name, hometown, and likeness to be used in advertising and promotional materials as well acknowledge the terms of the prize. The winner must show valid identification to claim prize.

Ten thousand dollar Duck: One duck in every 3,000 ducks in the duck race will be randomly selected as a potential winning Ten thousand dollar Duck. The winning duck numbers are selected prior to the race and kept in a sealed security envelope. When the twentieth adopted duck crosses the finish line, a race official will determine whether the duck is one of the pre-selected Ten thousand dollar winning ducks. If it is, the duck adopter wins the ten thousand dollar prize. If it is not, the Ten thousand dollars will not be awarded. The odds of being pre-selected as a potential winner of the Ten thousand dollar Duck are approximately 1:3000. The odds of being the 20th place duck will depend on the total number of entries.  Employees, agents, successors, and assignees of Sponsor, its advertising agencies and promotional companies involved in this Promotion, as well as family and household members of same, shall be ineligible to participate in the Promotion and shall be ineligible for any prize covered herein.  Names and likenesses of Promotion winner(s) may be used by Sponsor and Sponsor’s designee(s) for promotional purposes without further compensation to Sponsor or the Promotion winner(s).

Presenter requests a donation of $5 per entry to benefit Crosswinds, a charitable organization. Free entries defeat the charitable fundraising purpose of this event and are not encouraged.  However, no purchase is necessary.  One free entry per person can be obtained by presenting a handwritten request in person between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and noon, or 1:00 and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday at Presenter’s address:  1407 Dixon Boulevard, Cocoa, FL  32922, or by submitting a self-addressed stamped return envelope for mailing of entry.  Request for free entries will not be accepted after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Race winners need not be present to win.  Winners will be notified by mail or telephone.  If any winner does not claim their prize within 30 days of race date, Presenter will select alternate winner.  All prizes will be awarded.  Winners’ names will also be posted on www.greatbrevardduckrace.com.

By entering, entrants release Presenter, its representatives, and all other related entities from any and all liability with respect to prizes.

By entering, a winner consents to the promotional use of their names and likenesses without compensation.

The event is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

There is no limit to the number of ducks that may be adopted per an Adoption Paper.

Presenter reserves the right, at its sole option, to substitute prizes of comparable value.

Prizes will be awarded in order of finish to the ticket holder who is 18 years of age or older, or to a winning child’s parent or legal guardian.

Any and all taxes and similar fees are the sole responsibility of prize winner.

Chances of winning depend on the total number of qualified entries.

All decisions and interpretations of rules and regulations will be made by Presenter and its judgment if final.

In case of unsuitable weather or unforeseen circumstances preventing the running of the race, Ducks will be selected randomly and the winners will be notified by telephone or by mail.

 

 


A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR CROSSWINDS YOUTH SERVICES, INC., A FLORIDA BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NUMBER: CH70) MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (1-800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE, OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE www.800helpfla.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.