60,000 Derby Ducks in the Windy City

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Tomorrow, 60,000 rubber ducks will make a splash in Downtown Chicago for the 13th Annual Chicago Ducky Derby! The duck race has been a staple fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois and raised over $300,000 last year for their athletes. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and approximately 20,000 Young Athletes across Illinois, to allow the athletes to participate in the …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 1

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Duck Season has come to a close and it certainly has been a busy one! However, just because the ducks are on a well-deserved vacation now doesn’t mean that they can’t still be talked about during non-race season.  Here are some duck race promotions for all year that you can implement to keep your duck race in the minds of your …

A Weekend Filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles

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We have a weekend filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles.  Check them out and support these fantastic nonprofit organizations today!   Center for Prevention of Abuse The first race of the weekend is no first-timer to duck racing! The Center for Prevention of Abuse is racing for the 28th year! On Saturday, August 27 join 25,000 Derby Ducks at Eastside …

Fun Ways to Use your Duck Race Merchandise

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One of the benefits for partnering with GAME is all the fun quacky merchandise you receive with your fundraising package. Here are some fun ways to use your duck race merchandise including promotional items for giveaways and also to promote your race.  Check them out! Fun Ways to Use Your Duck Race Merchandise   Mini Duck Pluck – This is …

August Stays Busy with Three Derby Duck Races this Weekend

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Over 45,000 Derby Ducks will take the plunge this weekend for three quacky nonprofit organizations! Check them out and Adopt a Duck today! Remember, you don’t need to be present to win!    The GREAT Texarkana Duck Race Who: CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation CHRISTUS St. Michael provides patient-centered quality care through the Center for Joint Replacement, the designated Primary Stroke …

10 Reasons to Race Derby Ducks

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We have a billion reasons why a Derby Duck Race fundraising event would be great for any nonprofit organization. Here are our top 10 reasons why your nonprofit should do a Derby Duck Race fundraiser. 10 Reasons to Race Derby Ducks Whether your nonprofit organization is large or small, a Derby Duck Race allows your group to raise thousands of …

10 Ideas to Keep Up the Derby Duck Race Excitement Year After Year

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GAME partners with over 85 nonprofit organizations worldwide to help raise funds through the signature Derby Duck Race events. Many of these partnerships have been racing ducks for only a couple years while others are long time veteran racers with over 10 years under their belt. How do our veteran racers keep their duck races going every year? Check out …

What do Ducks and Turtles have in Common?

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Answer: They will be racing to raise funds for some fantastic organizations! We have one Turbo Turtle Race and three Derby Duck Races that will swim to victory this weekend! Check them out!   The Snappin’ Chaplin Turtle Derby Who: Main Street Perryville Their mission is to stimulate economic growth of the downtown business district, while preserving and protecting the historic …

Derby Duck Race Tips Straight from our Racers

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The GAME team has many great tips and best practices on how to host a Derby Duck Race, but one great thing about partnering with GAME for your event is that you get to join a whole duck racer community. In this community we can share ideas, tips, inspiration, and cheer each other on! Here are some duck race tips …

How to Increase your Facebook Page’s Reach – Organically

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As the popularity of Facebook has grown over the years, Facebook’s team has been working hard creating algorithms and formulas that control what you see in your news feed. Overtime Facebook introduced paid advertising to help businesses and organizations show their content to targeted audiences. Paid advertising  has made it a little more difficult to reach your audience organically.  So …