Duck #11 Wins the WBKR Rubber Duck Regatta at Diamond Lake [Gallery]
Well, we released the Quacken! Saturday, we gathered at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort for the grand finale of our first ever Rubber Duck Regatta. During the month of March, we qualified 92 potentially "lucky duckies" on air and through the WBKR app. Yesterday, those ducks were launched into Diamond Lake and, with a steady breeze blowing behind their tails, they sailed across the lake toward the finish line.
Here are some photo highlights from the event, including the big winners and what the lucky ducks won!
WBKR's Rubber Duck Regatta 2021
As you can see, the event was hilarious and nerve-racking at the same time. All morning long we closely monitored the speed and direction of the wind. Luckily, by race time, the direction of the wind had settled in and was blowing, as expected, in a south southwest direction between 6 to 13 mph.
Duck #75 basically led the entire race on the inside lane, but was passed right at the finish line by the ducks who were blown to the outside by the breeze.
Here's your list of official winners from the event:
1st Place (Duck #11)- James Casteel- 3-day, 2-night stay at the Holiday Inn Resort PCB
2nd Place (Duck #87)- Mackenzi Payne-Crowe- 3-day, 2-night stay at the Holiday Inn Resort PCB
3rd Place (Duck #66)- Amber Bockhold- 3-day, 2-night stay at the Holiday Inn Resort PCB
4th Place (Duck #83)- Sherry Lorenzen- Two season passes to Holiday World and Splashin' Safari.
5th Place (Duck #30- Alex Kimmel- Diamond Lake Campground and Resort Prize Pack
6th Place (Duck #6)- Dorothy Simpson- Tickets to see The Crashers at Beaver Dam Amphitheatre
7th Place (Duck #64)- Brenda Perkins- Tickets to see The Crasher at Beaver Dam Amphitheatre
8th Place (Duck #32)- Kim Collignon- Tickets to see Aaron Lewis at the Owensboro Sportscenter
Congratulations to all of our finalists and thank you to everyone who showed up to WBKR's Rubber Duck Regatta!