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The Great Platypus Drop supports these community organizations.


Rules Governing “The Great Platypus Drop”:

  1. A maximum of 50,000 tickets will be sold at $5.00 each. (Purchaser must be 18 years of age or older.)
  2. “Platypuses” (rubber duckies) will be dropped onto a target on October 8, 2022.
  3. Tickets will go on sale on August 1, 2022.
  4. Every ticket sold will automatically be entered in the race.  All “Platypuses” remain the property of Rotary Club of Albany and Albany Area Habitat for Humanity.
  5. To purchase a ticket, all entrants must complete the attached registration form, or, the form online if purchasing your ticket digitally.
  6. Once the “Platypuses” are dropped, no attempt to move or interfere with any rubber duckie will be permitted.
  7. Winners need not be present to win.  Winners will be notified via phone, registered mail, or in the media.
  8. In the event the drop cannot take place, a lottery drawing will occur at the same time and location.

Be a Non-Profit Partner

Local Non-Profit organizations are invited to partner with The Great Platypus Drop to help raise funds and qualify for bonuses!

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Join us as a sponsor to support local Non-Profits and be part of this fun event!