Everyone Wins!
The Race
Members of Rotary will release 225 yellow balls on Thunderbowl at Aspen Highlands to bounce down the ski run and be trapped at the bottom. 225 balls create over 25,000 different combination of numbers. All chances are pre-assigned a number. The first two ball numbers which finish will link to a winning number. The second two balls are linked to the second winner, etc. There will be three winners who will receive $5,000, $1000 and $500. 
Your suggested $10 donation or more gets you in the race. The number on your donation will be assigned to whatever number of chances you purchase. That money supports community non-profits, international service projects and high school scholarships in Basalt and Aspen. Since we began the race in 1992, Rotary Club of Aspen has raised more than $4 million.
Youth Groups
A big part of the Ducky Derby history is the way we support youth organizations in the Roaring Fork Valley. Dozens of youth provide opportunities for you to donate through the Ducky Derby directly to their specific organization, supporting their hockey or skating scholarship, membership fees, equipment or other needs. Dozens of youth groups between Aspen and Rifle participate.  Rotary Club of Aspen returns 80% of what they sell back to their organization to support that your salesperson!  
When you give a suggested donation of $10 entry, you have a chance to win $5,000, $1,000 or $500.
Our 2021 Sponsors
Mountain Chalet Aspen
Aspen and Snowmass
Clark's Market
Aspen Valley Hospital
Haselden Construction
Alpine Bank Aspen
First Western Trust
Kelly Klee Private Insurance
Mountain Temp Services
Rossmore Enterprises
Timberline Bank
W Aspen
1020 Cooper LLC
Alpine Ace Hardware
Charles Cunniffe Architects
Darnauer Group Communications
Frias Properties of Aspen
The Gant
G.F. Woods Construction, Inc.
Glenwood Springs Ford
Klein Coté Edwards Citron LLC
Lowe Enterprises
M Dev
Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel, LLLP
Ratajczak, David and Allison
Reese Henry & Co.
Rowland+Broughton Architecture & Urban Design
Andrea Gurule - State Farm
Wallison, Peter and Frieda
Zanes Tavern