2018 Del Mar Rotary Chili & Quackers Challenge


Saturday October 20, 2018, Noon to 4 pm


Powerhouse Park, 1658 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA


Ducky Derby Race
2:30 pm: Del Mar Lifeguards take thousands of rubber duckies into the Pacific surf, release them, and corral them back to shore.
The first 10 ducks to reach shore will win thousands of dollars in prizes for the lucky persons who adopted them (see below).

Beer and Wine Tent Open
Fun and Games for the Kids!!!
50/50 Raffle

Chili Cook-off
Noon to 3 pm: Chili chefs compete for the Chili Cook-Off trophy and a $100 prize.
Attendees can vote for their favorite chili(s) by dropping in their voting ticket(s) in that chef's voting box. The chef that gets the most voting tickets is the winner.


Admission is Free
Chili Taster Cups $1 each.
Different Ducky adoption packages are available for purchase online & onsite.
Beer and Wine $5 per glass.
Hot Dogs $2 each, Soft Drinks & Water $1 each.
Food and beverages can be purchased onsite, or pre-purchased online.


It's Fun for All Ages!!!
Proceeds support the Rotary Club of Del Mar's charitable activities in the local communities and schools, and underserved nations around the world.

Ducky Derby:
Ducky Adoption Packages

  • Single Quack (1) $10
  • Quacker Trio (3) $25
  • Six Quack (6) $40
  • Quacker Dozen (13) $80
  • Flock (20) $100

Click here to adopt your ducks and pre-order food and beverages.

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