What: It's the quackiest and easiest team fundraiser in the country. Raising money for life-saving cancer research without raising a sweat! There are 2 different race categories: Poolside and Riverside.
Where: At the Summertime Riverfest, Riverside Drive, WEST END
When: Saturday 21st October 2017 1pm onwards
Cost: $15 Registration special opening soon - REGISTER YOUR INTEREST
3 easy steps to get your team quacking!
Get together your team of 2 to 10 friends, family, work colleagues or corporate group for a very special team bonding exercise without the exercise! When you register you'll receive a Fundraising Kit and Team Pack which includes your GIANT Race Duck, Team Captain T-Shirt and everything to get you started.
Registrations are opening soon. Leave your details here to be the first to know!
Fundraise to "Support the Duck"
Get your team waddling and underway to raise your minimum race entry goal of $500. You can do absolutely anything to fundraise and we will be with you along your journey with easy and fun ways to help you achieve your goal; all you need is 10 people to raise $50 each!
10 people x $50 = $500 NO SWEAT!
There are some great prize incentives for those teams that stretch their fundraising to $1,000 and beyond.
Deck out your duck and choose your Race!
You've reached your fundraising target, what next? Here’s the fun part… deck out your Race Duck and then enter either the 'Poolside' Race category or for those that love the wide open water the 'Riverside' Race category. Next up, celebrate your team’s efforts at the Summertime Riverfest. You will have your own allocated area where you can prepare to race your duck and take part in all the day has to offer. Check out the festival details here.
So if you give a quack about cancer, get your team registered today!
This race is perfect to get your friends, family or work mates together for a great day by the Brisbane River and enjoy the festivities Summertime Riverfest has to offer!
The Poolside Race happens along a 25m straight stretch in a massive inflatable pool with the aid of a gigantic fan.
A duck is eligible when it has no extra power attached. It is highly recommended that you attach your duck to something that will float. See below for examples of past ducks.
Do you love tinkering with toys? Do you race RC Boats?
This race is for you!
Riverside ducks race along a 100m straight stretch in time trials. The top 5 fastest Ducks will go through to the final with the winning duck the first one across the line. Teams will have the option to test their ducks on the water during the day.
How do you qualify for the Riverside Race?
A duck is eligble for the Riverside Race if it has any form of external power attached to it.