The 2nd annual D.C. Duck Race is set for May 6, 2017 at The Yards Park along the Anacostia River. This fun event and festival brings the community together in support of local non-profits and organizations and is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C. through a collaboration with the Capitol Riverfront BID.

For more information about this unique event, see our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Sponsor a Duck

Sponsor a duck! Sponsorships are available right now through CrowdRise.com/dcduckrace2017. Each sponsored duck is $10 (or less if three or more are purchased) and enters you into the D.C. Duck Race.  The Grand Prize is a 6-day/5-night trip to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic or Cancun in Mexico for 2 adults and up to 2 children under the age of 12, or a Special Duck Worth $1,000,000!*  

Sponsor a duck today! 

Where Funds Go

Our 2016 inaugural D.C. Duck Race provided more than $25,000 in funds to organizations that enhance the health, education and welfare of children! The D.C. Rotary Club provides annual grants in excess of $160,000 to more than 30 local non-profits, hosts career fairs for D.C. high school student, feeds the homeless every month in the nation’s capital, and supports international projects through matching grants. 

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Get Involved

Join some of the region's top companies in sponsoring this family-friendly, fun event. Highlights include music, arts, activities for kids, food and attractions. Dozens of sponsorship opportunities are available. More than 1,000 people attended our first-ever Duck Race n April 2016! For more information about sponsorship opportunities, look at our sponsorship booklet and contact us! 

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