The 3rd annual D.C. Duck Race is set for May 26, 2018, from 11 AM to 3 PM, 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. The race will begin at 2 PM!


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

Sponsor a Duck

Sponsor a duck! CLICK HERE to get your ducks in the race! 
Each sponsored duck is $10 and enters you into the D.C. Duck Race.  The Grand Prize is 3 days/2 nights at Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, VA and $200 in Resort credit, or a Special Duck Worth $1,000,000!*  

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Where Funds Go

Our 2016 and 2017 D.C. Duck Races have provided more than $25,000 in funds to organizations that enhance the health, education and welfare of youth! 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 have attended our Duck Races for the past two years. With the event on Memorial Day weekend this year, we anticipate an even larger crowd! For more information about sponsorship opportunities, look at our sponsorship booklet and contact us! 

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