• 17th Annual Pawcatuck River Duck Race

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    Name: 17th Annual Pawcatuck River Duck Race
    Date: April 25, 2015
    Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    Saturday, April 25th   11:30AM - 2PM

    Click Here 2015 DUCK RACE WINNERS LIST

    What's the Duck Race all about?  20,000 rubber ducks are dumped en masse in the Pawcatuck River on the Westerly, Rhode Island and Pawcatuck, Connecticut border for a race that benefits 40+ local charities.  Children's games, rides, food booths, and other activities make this a wonderful family event.

    Who is this fundraiser for?  This fundraiser is to help 40+ local Schools and Non-profits raise money for their worthy causes.  To view the entire list of participating group, please click the link below.
    Click Here to View the List of Participating Groups!

    I would like to get my Business involved in the duck race, how can I do so?  The GWPACC has many ways your business can help support this great event. 

    1. You can become a Duck Race Sponsor!  Without the generous support of our sponsors this event would not be the success it has been for all these years.   We have many different levels of sponsorship and we are more than happy to sit down with you to figure out a sponsorship level that will help you reach your marketing goals!

    Click Here for more information on being a Corporate Sponsor!

    2. You could also participate by sponsoring a Corporate Duck!  Every year right before the main duck race we hold a special race for corporate sponsors.  Only 150 ducks are entered into this race and one lucky duck will win the grand prize of $1,500 in cash!!  The Corporate Duck Entrant Fee is $150.
    All corporate duck races will be listed by company name in the event program distributed in the Westerly Sun and in the "Thank You" ad in the Chamber newsletter, distributed to 900 members.  To try your luck at winning the Corporate Duck Race... fill out the form below!

    Click here for Corporate Duck Race Registration Form

    3.  You could Donate a Prize on behalf of your business to the Duck Race.  For your prize contribution you will be listed in the event program distributed by the Westerly Sun and Mystic River Press, and in the Chamber's newsletter following the event.
    Click Here for the Prize Donation Form!

    Check out this cute video produced by the students from The Westerly High School's 2014 - Lucky the Duck befriends the WHS Bulldog!

    Interesting article about the Epic Marine Journey of a Rubber Duck!
    The Epic Marine Journey of Rubber Duckies
    Event Sponsors:
    • RI Orthodontic Group/ Drs Turchetta & Underhill
    • Dime Bank
    • First Physical Therapy,  LLC
    • Stand Up For Animals
    • Westerly Community Credit Union
    • Hair Cuttery - Westerly Crossings
    • The Westerly Sun/Sun Graphics
    • WBLQ 1230AM/96.7 The Buzz
    • The Resident
    • E-Z Waste Systems, Inc.
    • The Day Publishing Company
    • Liberty Rentals
    • Cumulus Media New London
    • In Designs
    • Wave Federal Credit Union
    • Westerly Car Wash
    • Westerly Airport Association
    • Geraldine B. Cunningham Associates
    • Westerly Hospital
    • Century Electric
    • Toscano's Mens Shop
    • The Washington Trust Company
    • ServiceMaster of South County/ServiceMaster by Mason
    • Valenti Subaru Inc.
    • Sunnyside Up
    • Cherenzia & Associates, Ltd.
    • Schilke Realty
    • Paddy's Beach Restaurant & Hotel
    • Andrea Restaurant
    • John Conti Insurance Agency Inc.
    • Arrowhead Dental Associates
    • Modern Barber and Shave
    • Westerly Lions Club, GTC
    • Dusty's Ice Cream/Del's Lemonade
    • Pine Point School
    • Balloons, Etc.
    • Balloons, Etc.
    Downtown Westerly- Pawcatuck
    37 Main St.
    Westerly, RI
    8 Mechanic Street
    Pawcatuck, CT
    Date/Time Information:
    Sat. April 25, 2015
    11:30 AM - Food, Fun & Festivities
    1:00 PM - Corporate Duck Race
    1:30 PM - Main Race
    Contact Information:

    Sponsor a Speedy Ducky for $5!!
    Try your luck at one of over 90 great prizes!

    The event is open to everyone.

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