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The ducks have completed their rigorous Spring Training and are ready to race their little hearts out in the 2019 Gwinnett Duck Derby!!

The Rotary Club of Sugarloaf's 5th Annual Gwinnett Duck Derby is right around the corner.  Join us for a fun, family event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center. We'll have a fun day at the pool with games for the kids, a DJ, a food truck, snow cones, and, of course, those glorious ducks!

At race time, about 3,500 rubber ducks will fly down the water slide into the lazy river and paddle like crazy for the finish line.  Each duck will have been adopted and the lucky winners will receive:

1st Place  $2,500 

2nd Place $1,000 

3rd Place  $500 

Last Place. Continuing our tradition, we will cheer on all the remaining ducks until that final duck crosses the finish line, earning $10 for its adoptive parent.

Most importantly, we hope to raise over $15,000! Thanks to our sponsors, 100% of that will go toward community service. These funds help us serve our community locally and worldwide in many ways.  Previous Gwinnett Duck Derbies allowed us to:  

  • Purchase an upper body ergometer for The Concussion Institute at Gwinnett Medical Center 
  • Purchase a virtual reality computer system to be installed at Corley Elementary School
  • Support the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrenceville
  • Sponsor Interact Clubs at Brookwood High School and the Boys and Girls Club
  • Fund a scholarship at Gwinnett Tech
  • Continue the Polio Plus effort of Rotary International aimed at eradicating polio entirely

We are very excited about the 2019 Gwinnett Duck Derby! Please join us on Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 3:00 to 7:00 at West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center, 4488 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Norcross! Make plans now for a day of family fun at the pool!

Prizes

  • First Place Duck - $2,500
    The First Duck across the finish line will
    win a cash prize of $2,500 for its Adopting Owner.
  • Second Place Duck - $1,000
    The Second Duck across the finish line will
    win a cash prize of $1,000 for its Adopting Owner.
  • Third Place Duck - $500
    The Third Duck across the finish line will
    win a cash prize of $500 for its Adopting Owner.
  • Last Place Duck - $10
    The Final Duck across the finish line will
    win a cash prize of $10 for its Adopting Owner.