Charity Duck Race 2022

Sat, Jun 4th 2022 at 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Thanks to everyone who participated. Winning numbers listed below. We have raised £1269 for charity. Thanks to Motorpoint Glasgow for the prizes.


A great day weather wise and hopefully enjoyed by everyone.  Thanks to the Scouts who assisted and who pulled out the winning ducks.  We captures a few extra ones in case the winners didn't want the prize so we may be in touch if even if you are not listed below.  The first 10 ducks reaching the line were 

1st   532

2nd    48

3rd   398

4th   259

5th   778

6th   758

7th   516

8th   725

9th  1025

10th 1210

The Duck Race is running as part of Milngavie Week 2022 along side the Classic Car Show and is to raise funds for charity.  As well as our 2 named charities we will also support other local and national charities.  This year our two main charities are East Dunbartonshire Foodbank | Helping Local People in Crisis  and Children's Hospices Across Scotland | CHAS.  We have 2000 brand new ducks.  

How does it work?  For £1 you are allocated a duck number.  You can acquire as many ducks as you wish. These can be bought on the day from our gazebo or in advance online (details below).  We need an email address or phone number from you so we can contact you in the event that you are a winner.  Winning numbers will be published on our social media and website after the race.  Total prize value is over £300.  This year there will be 10 prizes ranging in value from £75 down to £10.  

Our race this year is supported by Motorpoint Glasgow who have kindly donated all of the prizes.  Keep up to date with what is going on through our social media pages.  Allander Rotary Club | Facebook and Allander Rotary (@RotaryAllander) / Twitter

Duck Race - Prizes for the family.  

1stplace:-  £75 voucher to use at Snow Factor – sledging, skiing, snow-boarding Vouchers | Snow Factor

 2nd place:-  £50 gift voucher to Wonderworld soft play (equivalent to 5 kid places) Glasgow – Wonderworld (wonderworldsoftplay.co.uk)

 3rd place:- Family ticket to Scotland Football Museum & Stadium Tour (£30) The Scottish Football Museum at Hampden Park

 4th and 5th place:- Large fluffy duck  (see picture with girl)

6th to 10th place:- Small fluffy duck (see picture)


Selfie Competition

There will also be a selfie competition for you to take a picture with the Motorpoint duck.  Details of how to take part will be available on the day.  Winning picture will be judged by Motorpoint and announced on following Monday (6th). 

Led by a piper, we will parade the ducks from our gazebo through the town centre down to the launch point at the bridge beside Gavin's Mill at the bottom of the Tesco Car Park in Milngavie.  All of the ducks are then launched off the bridge and they race down Allander Water under the bridge at the bottom of the hill in Lennox Park just down from the children's play area.  We have a boom in the water as the finishing line.  

You can buy on line up to 10pm on Friday 3rd June.  After that its buy on the day, by cash or card, at the Allander Rotary gazebo that will be located near the Bank of Scotland in Milngavie Town Centre.  

To buy online

Either use the QR code above or click https://pay.sumup.io/b2c/Q6MIEURS.  Both will take you to our Sumup account to enable payment.

Select the amount you wish to pay (£1 per duck) then follow the instructions for payment.  

Once you have successfully paid, email ducks@allander-rotary.org and tell us when you paid, how much you paid, approx location eg road name and the type of card you used eg Mastercard (we don't need the card details).  This information will enable us to recognise the payment as coming from you.  Please copy and paste the email address if the link does not work.

We will then email you back with your allocated duck numbers.  The reply email will come from allanderrotary@outlook.com   After the race if you have won a prize we will contact you to arrange getting the prize to you.  

Alternative payment method

If you prefer you can pay by bank transfer.  Send your payment to the following account and put Duck and your surname in the reference.  Then email ducks@allander-rotary.org and tell us how much and the surname you used.  As above we will then email you with your duck numbers.

Bank of Scotland Account
Rotary Club of Allander – New Horizon Project
Sort Code   80 22 60     Account     14707162


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