Annual Wood Duck Derby

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary Duck Derby

2020 Date TBD

Race begins at ~2:00 pm

Come cheer on the Wood Ducks (aka rubber ducks) as they race to the finish line in this wildly popular fundraiser that takes place at Stony Brook during the sanctuary's Annual Fall Fair!

Better yet, get in on the excitement by purchasing your own racers online or at the event! Your duck could win you the Grand Prize of $750 cash or one of several other great prizes

Sponsored in collaboration with the Norfolk Community League.

View the Official Rules & Regulations >

Get Your Ducks

$5 for 1 Duck • $20 for 5 Ducks • $100 for 25 Ducks

Online sales will open in summer 2020!

→ Please note that you do NOT need to be present to win. 

All proceeds benefit Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and the Norfolk Community League.

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2019 Prizes

Don't miss out on your chance to win—you could be the lucky winner of our Grand Prize or one of our other amazing prizes! 

GRAND PRIZE: $750 Cash

Even if you don't win the Grand Prize, you could still win one of the following!

Prize Donor
Bass Pro Shops Kayak Pack* $680
L.L. Bean Family Camping Package** $577
Bose SoundLink Revolve Portable Bluetooth 360 Speaker $199
Village Ski & Snowboard 2 Ultra Ski Tune-Ups $148
Wachusett Mountain 2 "Community Spirit" Tickets (limited lift tickets valid for two seasons)  $146
Willow Salon & Day Spa Shampoo, Blow Dry, Signature Manicure, & Signature Pedicure $107
Anonymous Signed, framed photo of Jackie Bradley Jr. (Boston Red Sox) $100
Water Whizz 2 All-Day Passes $80
Mass Music & Arts Society  Opening Night Tickets $60
Medway Jewelers Gift Certificate $50
Norfolk LIONS Club 5 Haunted Train Ride & Ghoul Bus Tickets $45

*The Bass Pro Shops Kayak Pack includes the following items: ASCEND® 10T Sit-On-Top Fishing Kayak Ascend (Lime Green), Universal Paddling Vest for Adults (Blue), and ASCEND® Trek Kayak Paddle 230cm.
**The L.L. Bean Family Camping Package includes the following items: Adventure Dome 6-person tent, Adventure Dome 6-person footprint, 2 Child Base Camp Chairs, 2 Adult Base Camp Chairs, and a Big Sky Fire Pit/Grille. 


Thank you to our generous 2019 Wood Duck Derby sponsors for supporting this year's event!

2019 Platinum Sponsors


2019 Gold Sponsors

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Kim Williams of Coldwell Banker

2019 Silver Sponsors

Kelly Panepinto of Re/Max Distinct Advantage logo
Kelly Panepinto of Re/Max Distinct Advantage