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Rules and Regulations

Rules of the Great Duck Derby

Presented by Treasure Coast Community Health Foundation , a 501 (c) 3 Corporation (tax exempt charity) Tax Id #27-2073611.

  1. Ducks will be launched into the Indian River Lagoon at Capt. Hiram's in Sebastian Florida at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2017.
  2. All ducks entered will be provided by the Presenter and will remain the property of the Presenter.
  3. Should the 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.
  4. The completed entry portion of each Race Adoption Paper must be received by an authorized representative of the Presenter by 1:00 p.m. on Friday April 28, 2017. Entries received after 1:30 p.m. on April 30, 2017 and entries purchased on the day of the race are subject to availability of ducks, and in the event the number of these entries exceeds the availability of ducks, the entries will not be eligible to win any prizes. Entrant assumes the risk of non-delivery of any entries to an authorized representative of the Great Duck Derby.
  5. There is no limit to the number of ducks that may be adopted per an Adoption Paper.
  6. Presenter reserves the right, at its sole option, to substitute prizes of comparable value.
  7. 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.
  8. Presenter requests a donation of $5 per entry to benefit Treasure Coast Community Health Foundation, 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 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Presenter's address: 2182 Ponce de Leon Circle, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or by submitting a self-addressed stamped envelope for mailing of entry. Request for free entries will not be accepted after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017.
  9. 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.
  10. Any and all taxes and similar fees are the sole responsibility of prize winner.
  11. By entering, entrants release Presenter, its representatives, and all other related entities from any and all liability with respect to prizes.
  12. By entering, a winner consents to the promotional use of their names and likenesses without compensation.
  13. Chances of winning depend on the total number of qualified entries.
  14. This event is subject to all federal, state and local taxes and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
  15. All decisions are interpretations of rules and regulations will be made by Presenter and its judgment is final.
  16. 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.