Rotarians get ‘Quacked Up’: Del Mar Rotary Club brings back the Quack for 4th Annual Chili & Quackers Event

By Emily Figueiredo, Publicity Chair

Who wants to win an iPad? How about witness thousands of rubber ducks swimming at the beach? Or taste a chili concoction made by local firefighters? This is not a contest for the most bizarre bucket list; this is the 4th Annual Chili & Quackers Challenge presented by the Rotary Club of Del Mar. On Oct. 20, all of these crazy questions will come together for one afternoon of free fun for all, Del Mar sun and supporting the community.

The Chili & Quackers event began four years ago with the idea that Del Mar Rotarians wanted to host a community event that was fun for all ages. We knew we wanted it to be free, unique and a visible display of how much fun our club has while giving back. Thus, The Chili & Quackers Challenge was born!

The event is held from 3-6 p.m. at Powerhouse Park and will include something for everyone. For those wanting to bring the family over to the park, there will be games for children, face painting by Pinky’s Big Top, fun hair design by Vickie Lavanty Salon and live musical entertainment. In addition, the chili cook-off will provide delicious and unique flavors to try. Each year the chili entries get more creative and more competitive with new ingredients, fun themes, costumed chefs and family recipes to delight your palate. Please visit our website to sign up as a chili chef and enter your stew for the big win!

On top of the family activities, chili tastings and a beer and wine garden, the real star of the show will be the ducky derby. Anyone can “adopt a ducky” that will swim in the ocean during the event thanks to support from the Del Mar Lifeguards. If the ducky with your number swims in first, you will win a fabulous prize! Prizes include an iPad, iPod Touch, Kindle, certificates for dining in Del Mar, Turf Club access at the races, a flat screen TV, autographed shirts by the Chargers and the U.S. Women’s Olympic Soccer Team, and so much more! Visit www.chiliandquackers.com to enter this fun opportunity drawing today.

We would love to partner with you or your business for this event. Thank you to our sponsors who have already committed their support, especially our Very Important Duck Partner The Fish Market Del Mar. We also thank Steigerwald-Dougherty, Elevated Search, Coldwell Banker with Sharyn Daly, State Farm with Val Myers, Jim Watkins and Stratford Square, Flavor Del Mar, Monty Woolley and Dr. Frederick Wallace.

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Powerhouse Park for all of the fun and visit www.chiliandquackers.com to adopt your duck, become a sponsor, sign up to cook chili, learn more about our charitable beneficiaries and receive all of the event details.

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