Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the date of the duck race?

The Duck Race will be held at Drytown Water Park on September 6, 2024. The event will start at 6:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm.

What time is the Antelope Valley Duck Race?

Quacktivities begin at 6PM with the One Million Dollar Main Race beginning at 8PM.

How do I adopt a duck from a team?

Select the duck image on the front of the website or click the link underneath the duck image which will take you to the Teams tab. Select your favorite team and then select the "adopt a duck now" button. The team will receive credit for the duck adoption.

How do my ducks get in the water?

Duck Race volunteers will place all ducks in the water AND at the end of the race the results will be read LIVE. Results will also be posted on the Duck Race website.

How will I know if my duck wins?
The Kiwanis Club of Palmdale West will contact you using the information you provided with your duck adoption. You do not need to be present to win. You can join the race festivities and results live on our Facebook Page.

Are they real ducks or rubber ducks?

Rubber ducks, silly!

Once I adopt a duck, do I get to keep it?

No. After you adopt your duck, the Kiwanis Club of Palmdale West will work hard to train, coach, and make sure each one is ready for Duck Race day. After the Race all of the ducks will fly off to their next race somewhere in the US.

Where can I watch the race?

You may attend in person or join us online for the festivities that night.

Who does the event benefit?
All proceeds from the One Million Dollar Rubber Duck Race benefit the Kiwanis Club of Palmdale West, which supports community and educational programs throughout the Antelope Valley. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.