4H Duck Race

multi-colored plastic ducks floating down the river

The 17th annual 4-H Duck Race will take place on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at noon.

Contact a 4-Her today to purchase your winning duck!

Ducks sell for $5 each or 5 ducks for $20.  All proceeds help support our local Delaware County 4-H program.

There will be five Duck Race prizes:thumbnail_dsc_0934

  • 1st place $500
  • 2nd place $250
  • 3rd place $150
  • 4th place $100
  • 5th place $50

Duck tickets can be purchased from Delaware County 4-H members or by contacting Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County.  Clubs and club members also receive monetary prizes for highest sales as well as Facebook drawing prizes.

Ducks will be released at Third Brook in Walton, NY.  Our base location and race finish line is located at the Robinson’s Auction Barn parking lot located at the corner of Delaware Street (NYS Route 206) and West Street, across from the Speedway convenience store.


1,054 ducks were sold to help support Delaware County 4-H. 
Thank you to everyone for all you did to make this year’s 4-H Duck Race a success! 


1st place/$500 – Anne Aikens, Delhi, NY; duck sold by Brianna May, Hollister Hill Hoppers, Delhi
2nd place/$250 – Sarah Jensen, Binghamton, NY; duck sold by Alexa Scofield, Eye of the Clover, Walton
3rd place/$150 – Dan Sanford, Delhi; duck sold by Rachel Cobane, Little Clovers, Franklin
4th place/$100 – Leanne Norwood, Sidney Center; duck sold by Kerry Young, Kountry Kids -n- Kritters, Walton
5th place/$50 – Marjorie Ritz, Franklin, NY ; duck sold by Jacob & Katie Sanford, Kids -n- Kritters, Walton


1st place/$100/‘Quack Award’ – Little Clovers, Franklin; Donna Machala, leader
2nd place/$50 – Hollister Hill Hoppers, Delhi; Scott & Patty May, Leaders


1st place/$100 – Rachel Cobane, Little Clovers, Franklin, selling 298 ducks
2nd place/$50 – Delana Wood, Kountry Kids & Kritters, Walton, selling 76 ducks
3rd place/$50 – Shannon Monahan, Everything from Seeds to Sows, Delhi
4th place/$25 – Paige Hitt, Kountry Kids & Kritters, Walton
Emily Roach
4-H Resource Educator 
[email protected]
(607) 865-6531