Ninth Annual GREAT DUCKIE RACE which will be held
on the Brierly Brook on May 19th. This annual
fund-raiser has become one of the major cultural events
of Spring in the town of Antigonish, with hundreds of
people coming along to see the band and other talented
musicians, singers, and dancers perform in a three-hour
free outdoor concert at Chisholm Park. Food
concessions, lots of seating near the gazebo stage, and
activities for all ages lead up to the exciting finish
of the Great Duckie Race which takes place about 4 PM.
everyone wants to be there in person to cheer for their
little ducks as they race towards the finish line! But
even if you can not be there in person, you can still
participate in this fun-filled community event by
entering ducks in the race which may win for you one of
the thirteen great prizes being offered. The more ducks
you enter, the more exciting the race! And the greater
your chances of winning a prize! All you need to do is
fill out and return the attached mail order form with
your cheque or money order to purchase a numbered ticket
for each duck you wish to have entered in the race.
We’ll do the rest.
yellow, pink, and blue plastic ducks are numbered. The
first one to make it across the finish line will win a
Baby Barn Kit, valued at $825.00, Second prize
is $200.00, third prize is a York Screen Door
valued at $154.00, and there are eight additional prizes
of $50.00 each. In addition, there is an Early Bird Draw
for two Golf Green Fees for the Antigonish Golf Club
valued at $116.00 (Draw date: April 19th). The total
value of the prizes is $1,695.00!
We hope that
you will show your support for the Antigonish Highland
Society Pipe Band by participating in this exciting
annual fund-raising event. Just complete the order
form and return it to us. Tell us how many ducks you
wish to have entered in the race, and enclose $5.00 for
you for your continuing support. The pipe band could not
long survive without it.