2008 4-H Rubber Duck Race, Ithaca NY
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Spectators on Cascadilla Creek


4-H Virtual Duck Race & Compost Fair

  • Sunday, September 13, 2020, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is proud to announce that the 4-H Duck Race and Compost Fair will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Noon. As we continue to navigate through unprecedented times we are adjusting and adapting.With safety as our number one concern, we have decided that this year the ducks are going digital!

Our virtual 4-H Duck Race will give participants the opportunity to join in the fun from the safety of their home. Winners will be announced by our special guests! More exciting “virtual 4-H Duck Race event” details coming soon!

Check back to our website over the next couple of weeks for more details: ccetompkins.org/4hduckrace

4-H Duck chances are available to purchase online at: HERE

One duck chance is $5.00 or a flock of five ducks is $20.00.Each entry is assigned a number corresponding with the duck(s) prior to the event. 

Your duck numbers are available here: 

PRIZES: Top-finishing ducks win great prizes donated by local businesses and individuals. Grand Prize is $750 CASH “NEST EGG.” Other prizes include GoPro Hero Action Camera, Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, Grill, KitchenAid Mixer, Gift Certificates to Local Businesses, Restaurants, and MORE!!!

We greatly appreciate your support in continuing this tradition by contributing to this extremely beneficial fund-raiser. All proceeds from the 4-H Duck Race will go directly into supporting 4-H youth development programs that have been helping to build career and life skills of youth across the county for over 75 years. 

Get all the details on our main 4-H DUCK RACE page.


FREE to watch. Duck chances are $5/each or $20 for a flock of 5.

Learn More



Athena Steinkraus
Rural Youth Services Assistant Coordinator
(607) 272-2292 ext. 139


This event is online

Last updated December 15, 2022