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Published:March 9th, 2015 15:40 EST

300 Odd Ducks Wade in Pool With 6,000 Rubber Ducks for Charity

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Organizers of Florida`s Duck Derby said some 300 people waded into a pool filled with 6,000 rubber ducks for the chance to win prizes worth up to $5,000.


Adopt-A-Family, the charity behind the event Sunday at CityPlace in West Palm Beach, said blindfolded participants fished ducks out of the pool, and each duck was marked on its underside with a bar code that determined whether the duck-picker won a prize."


I enjoy relaxing in my bath tub with a rubber ducky, but wading in a pool with 6,000 rubber ducks would be sensory overload.

Being in a pool with 300 rubber ducky loving freaks would be a nightmare that would render me psychologically damaged for life.

It was all for a good cause, but I think I would rather just write a check to the Adopt-A-Family charity.

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