The Rotary Club of Washington, D.C.’s inaugural Duck Race is a fun event and festival that will bring the community together in support of local non-profits and organizations.

Members of the community will be able to sponsor rubber ducks that will participate in a race along a contained course along the Anacostia River, with funds supporting the Rotary Club and community organizations. In addition to prizes for the winning ducks, participants will enjoy music and other entertainment, food, artists, activities and much more.

Sponsorship opportunities are available! Learn more about this unique opportunity through our 2016 D.C. Duck Race sponsorship booklet.

This fun, community-oriented, family-friendly event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C. 

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

Thanks to our sponsors, including these companies and many others listed here

Sponsor a Duck

Sponsor a duck! Sponsorships are available right now through Crowdrise. Each sponsored duck is just $10 and enters you into the D.C. Duck Race, with significant prizes for the first ducks to cross the finish line, plus a chance to win $5,000 or even $1 million in prizes. 

Sponsor a duck today! 

Where Funds Go

Funds raised through this event provide annual grants in excess of  $140,000 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. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, look at our sponsorship booklet and contact us!

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