The Ducks are Back in Birch Bay!

We plan to release the ducks around 3:30 PM on Saturday, August 26th, 2023!

Prizes will be awarded to the “owners” of the first 10 ducks to arrive at the finish line, as well as the last duck accross the finish line. 

1st Place: 

2nd Place:

3rd Place:

4th Place:

5th Place:

6th Place:

7th Place:

8th Place:

9th Place:

10th Place:

Last Place – “The Slacker Quacker”:

Online Duck sales have ended. In-person duck sales 11 AM - 2 PM In the Event Trailer Behind The Beach
1. The Birch Bay Duck Derby (“Derby”) is a random drawing raffle; it is sponsored by and all net proceeds benefit the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce (“Sponsor”), 4819 Alderson Rd. #103, Blaine, WA 98230. Sponsor is a registered 501(c)(6). 

2. The Derby is open to persons age 18 and over. Employees of Sponsor are not eligible to win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this raffle. All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited. Raffle purchases are not tax deductible. 

3. To enter, eligible entrants must purchase a duck at $5 each online ( at the Sponsor office (4819 Alderson Rd. #103, Blaine, WA 98230), or by form available from Sponsor. Online duck purchases must be received by August 25, 2023. Duck sales may be suspended at any time by Sponsor. A maximum of 800 ducks will be sold.

4. Odds of winning depend on total number of qualified entries. Rubber ducks will be launched on Terrell Creek at approximately 3:30PM on Saturday, August 26, 2023, in Birch Bay, WA. Date and location are subject to change without notice. No attempt to free or interfere with any duck will be permitted, unless deemed necessary by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to manually maneuver rubber ducks along the course and terminate the race and determine the winners by random selection. Only rubber ducks provided by Sponsor will be entered, and all ducks remain the property of Sponsor. 

5. Prizes will be awarded in order to eligible entrants, as name appears on registration form or online entry, whose entry number corresponds with number of the first ten (10) rubber ducks in order of finish and the final duck to finish (“Slacker Quacker”).

6. Prizes: Prize packages consist of merchandise and services procured from members of the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce and other area businesses. Prizes will be awarded for first through tenth place, and for last place (“Slacker Quacker”). Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission to use winner’s name and/or likeness for advertising purposes without further compensation necessary, unless prohibited by applicable law. 

7. Prizes carry no cash value.

8. Winner need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by telephone, email or U.S. mail at the phone, email or address indicated on entry form or provided online. Winners will be announced on the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce social media pages (Facebook and Instagram) as well as in the weekly BUZZ newsletter. In the case of insufficient contact information and/or if Sponsor is unable to contact winner and if winner does not contact Sponsor to claim prize within 30 days of race date (September 26, 2023) or if winner is deemed ineligible to win, Sponsor may select alternate winner through random drawing of entries. 

9. By entering, winners’ consent to use of name, address and likeness for advertising, promotion and publicity purposes without additional compensation. No substitutions, cash equivalent prizes, transfer or exchange of prizes will be provided in lieu of prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute if advertised prizes become unavailable. 

10. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Derby or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time, for any reason. Should the Derby be cancelled at any time for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners in a random drawing from among entries received. 

11. Entrants agree to be bound by these Rules and all decisions of Sponsor are final and binding. Each entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and other associated businesses, government entities, and organizations, their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any liability, action, loss, damage or claim arising in any way from participation in or administration of this Raffle or with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize. 

12. The Birch Bay Ducky Derby complies with laws and policy set forth from the Washington State Gambling Commission.