Duck Race

Purchase a rubber duck to race along Spring Brook for your chance to win a $500 prize!


Thu, September 05, 2024

10:00 AM CDT


St. James Farm Forest Preserve

Spring Brook

Warrenville, IL



Purchase a rubber duck for a chance to win $500! Then, join the Friends of the Forest Preserve District on Sept. 5 to watch it race along Spring Brook at St. James Farm Forest Preserve. PRIZES First-Place Prize • $500 Second-Place Prize • Two tickets to A Night for Nature Benefit on Sept. 12 ($200 Value) Third-Place Prize • Forest Preserve District Swag ($50 Value) DUCK RACE SPONSORS Wheaton Lions Club & Milton Township RACE RULES & PRIZES Duck purchases can be made online, and sales end Sept. 4, 2023 at 3 p.m. CST. Ducks will be raced on Sept. 5, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Spring Brook at St. James Farm. A number (1 – 250) will be attached to each duck relating to the number of the official purchase made online. Multiple duck entries on one online purchase will be assigned a separate duck number for identification purposes. The person whose name appears on the purchase that matches the winning duck will be awarded the $500 cash prize. Positive identification will be required to claim a prize. * The race committee reserves the right to postpone or reschedule the event because of inclement weather, acts of God, or other circumstances beyond the committee’s control. In case of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances that prevent the launch of the ducks, the cash prize will be presented through a random drawing. Prize winners need not be present to win and will be announced following the event and notified by telephone, email, and/or certified U.S. mail. If a winner does not claim prize within 30 days of the race date, or if the Friends’ presenter is unable to contact winner due to insufficient or illegible contact information, or if a winner is deemed ineligible to win a prize, presenter will select a substitute winner by random drawing of entries. All prizes will be awarded. Prize winners must be individuals at least 18 years or older. Prize winners must show proper id and necessary information for tax documents to claim prize. Prizes may not be substituted.

TICKETS Selected during registration

$25 for One Duck

$25.00 (1 Attendee)

One Duck A number (1 – 250): Your assigned number will reach you via email after ticket sales close on Sept. 4.

$100 for Five Ducks

$100.00 (5 Attendees)

Five Ducks A number (1 – 250): Your assigned numbers will reach you via email after ticket sales close on Sept. 4.