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4th Annual Labor Day Ducky Derby September 7, 2020

7/1/2020 RMHC Central Illinois

This Labor Dya at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 7, 2020

This Labor Day on Monday, September 7, 2020 was our annual Labor Day Ducky Derby at Knight's Action Park! Proceeds from this event will support the families at Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Illinois. All ducks purchased were entered to race the Ducky Derby in the Wild River at Knight's Action Park on Labor Day afternoon!

The Ducky Derby took place Labor Day morning, Monday, September 7, 2020 at 11:00am. The race lasted approximately 10 minutes, with the winners announced at 11:30am.

This year, we followed CDC guidelines and limited the number of people who attend the Derby.

We live-streamed the race on our Facebook page

You can watch from the comfort of your home! Annual Labor Day Ducky Derby is a success for Ronald McDonald House Charities...

Watch the 4th Annual Labor Day Ducky Derby! We hit a record of over 4,000 ducks this year. Tune in to see who wins!

What were the winning prizes?

Prizes were awarded to the first two ducks to pass through the funnel!

  • First place: Ducky #90
  • Second place: Ducky #3111
  • Last place: Ducky #1195

Prizes are as follows:

  • First Prize: $2,500 cash
  • Second Prize: BUNN Family Farms 1/2 steer of beef

Don't see your question answered here? Call or email Development Director Kendyl Wear at or (217) 528-3314 x148.

Event Information


Monday, September 7, 2020


11:00 am


Knight’s Action Park
1700 Knights Recreation Dr.
Springfield, IL  62711

Purchase a Duck!

Ducks can be purchased Online or by Downloading the PDF Order Form here...

Ducky Derby Ducks can be purchased completing this PDF order form.
Download the Ducky Derby PDF order form...

This event is presented by HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital, and is hosted by Knight’s Action Park. Knight’s Action Park is located at 1700 Knight’s Recreation Dr., in Springfield Illinois.

Quakers the Duck Visits Our Sponsors Before the Race!