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Third Annual Ugly Duck Derby May 22, Tickets On Sale Now
Updated April 30, 2015 7:07 AM | Filed under: Event
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(BEDFORD) - The Third Annual Ugly Duck Derby will be held May 22 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Thornton Park's John Lowery Pool.

The proceeds from the Ugly Duck Derby benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County.

The evening kicks off with the celebrity belly Buster contest at 6 p.m. followed by 10,000 ducks racing down the water slide. The first duck to cross the finish line will win its owner a 2 year car lease of a 2015 Ford Focus provided by Bedford Ford and Pam and Dale McIntyre. The winner can also choose $3,000 instead of the car lease.

Ducks for this race can be purchased for $5 for 1 duck, 5 for $20, or buy a flock of 13 for $50.

After the first race the finals of the belly Buster contest will be held and an inflatable relay race between members of the Bedford North Lawrence girls and boys basketball teams.

Celebrity Belly Buster contestants are Bedford's own 2014 Colt cheerleader Hannah Yates, the face of The Bedford Half Marathon, Chris Galloway, Girls & Boys Club CPO, Kyle Brown, BNL swim coach Terry Tlustek, Paige Callahan, Gavin Steele, Andy Webb, Ryan Sullivan of Lineal Contracting, from German National Bank, Everett Southern, from Hoosier Hills Credit Union is Jesse McKee and BNL Teacher Carrie Holmes.

After that race will be a $100 duck race of only 100 ducks.

The winning duck of this race will win their choice of a 2015 4-wheeler from M&E Honda or $3,000 cash.

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