Be a Lucky Duck!

Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation
Adopt a Duck Now!

The winners of the first annual GR Rotary Duck Derby have been notified!

Cash Prize Winners
$2,500 - Irene W.
$1,000 - Jason M.
$ 500 - Jim R.

Swag Bag Winners
Christina D.
David B.
Mary W.
Ed B.
Kevin P.
Carl V.
Nick W.

Thank you once again to everyone that participated in our event!

A complete list of Prize Winners can be obtained by sending a written request to Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation, 1345 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 307, Grand Rapids, MI 49505.

See Complete Game Rules

Race Day Excitement!

Adopt a Duck, or MANY DUCKS, for your chance to WIN BIG!

Every duck is individually numbered

Race begins at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, Grand Rapids at 1pm

Ducks enter the river off the Gillette Bridge into a special racecourse on the Grand River

The ducks will mix & mingle their way to a finish line at Pearl street!

Ducks 1-10 win prizes!

Duck adoptions must be completed by 5 PM on September 17, 2021

You do not need to be present to win!

Adoption proceeds after event expenses support our local charity programs in West Michigan.

Visit Rotary GR Charities Foundation page for more information about the work of the Rotary Grand Rapids Charities Foundation.


  • First Duck Down the Chute to the Finish Line
    WINS $2500
  • Second Duck to the Finish Line
    WINS $1000
  • Third Duck to the Finish Line
    WINS $500
  • Place 4 -10
    Receives a Sponsor Swag-Bag!
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