25th Annual Ducky Derby The Redding Ducky Derby Race in Redding’s Caldwell Park is a unique event designed as a fund-raising opportunity for the Rotary Foundation Against Substance Abuse and local youth groups. Since its inception nearly 4 million dollars has been returned to local communities for youth development programs and drug- and alcohol-free activities. These programs have benefited countless young people in the North State.


For its 25th anniversary, Redding Ducky Derby is giving away 25 prizes.

First prize is $5,000 in cash!

2nd Prize is a Giants baseball weekend for 4 in San Francisco!

3rd Prize: a 1/2 carat Diamond Pendant

4th Prize: All-in-One home computer technology bundle!

…and lots more great giveaways. See the complete prize list here. The Duck Drop is scheduled for 2:30 pm on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from the historic Diestlehorst Bridge near Caldwell Park. Thousands of excited duckies will float down the Sacramento River, jostling for position as they cross Lake Redding to the finish line. Spectacular!