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River Duck Races
Fridays- June 21 through August 16, 2013
Registration starts at 1:45 PM with
races at 2:00PM
Total time for
all races is approximately one hour depending on number
of racers and river
Duck Races have been a summer tradition for over fifteen years. People of all
ages can sponsor one or more racing "ducks" (really decoys). The ducks
are ceremoniously dumped into the Pine River below the dam at the blast from a
shotgun. Then they power paddle downstream 100 yards to the finish line. Wild
cheering and quacking from the crowd is permitted and encouraged! The first three
ducks in each race to cross the finish line earn prizes. A prize is also awarded
to the "Slowest Duck" of each race. Three to six heats are held, depending
on the enthusiasm and participation of the crowd! Then the winners and the
Slow Duck of each race are invited back to race in the "Mighty Duck Off Race"
for the Grand Prize of the day.
need to find a duck, we have trained racing ducks for you to rent for $1 each.
(Remember, these are NOT live members of the duck family)
Bring the family for fun, prizes, awards and $$$.
below the Dam in Downtown Pine River- Watch for the crowd!
sponsored each year by
Mildred Bible Chapel Youth Group "Journey",
Riverview Church Youth Group
and the Pine River Chamber of Commerce