What Your School Can Win
1st Prize: The winning duck from the winning school receives a “Diversity Resource Center” for your school library, valued at $500. It includes books, videos, and reference materials relative to the theme of racial equality, appropriate for levels K-5.
Ribbons will be awarded for:
- Best Represents Your School
- The Most Creative Duck
- The Funniest Duck
- The Duck that Best Represents Racial Equality
- Judges' Choice
2nd Prize: A live performance for your entire school by an ensemble from the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.
3rd Prize: A live performance for your entire school by an ensemble from Syracuse Stage.
4th Prize: A live performance for your entire school by an ensemble from the Syracuse Children’s Chorus.
5th Prize: A visit from the traveling exhibit by the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST).
6th Prize: A visit from Daisy the Clown, for storytelling and fun!
In addition to the main attraction of the races, the day will include entertainment, information booths for community organizations, food vendors from many nations, and over 2,500 people from all over the city and county. Enthusiasm is already building in the community for the race. M & T Bank, Syracuse University and National Grid are the Presenting Sponsors and a large committee of volunteers has assembled to work on the race. We expect to have a large-scale community mobilization for the event. We hope that your class will come and join the fun on this momentous day!