WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Crosswinds Announces the Winners of the 25th Annual Great Brevard Duck Race

By  //  March 25, 2023

ABOVE VIDEO: Space Coast Daily’s Ron Lighthall and COO of Crosswinds Youth Services Karen Locke announce the winners of the 25th annual Great Brevard Race.

Viewers can watch some quacky fun exclusively on on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 3:30 p.m.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The 25th Annual Great Brevard Duck Race took place Saturday with a virtual event on Space Coast Daily TV as thousands of yellow rubber duckies decked out with ultra-cool sunglasses once again.

Ducks raced to the finish line to win great prizes for their “adopters,” including the Grand Prize – a 2023 Honda SUV free 2-year lease, courtesy of Space Coast Honda.

Here Are The Winners Below:

Ducks can also be adopted at Community Credit Union, Launch Credit Union, Sunrise Bank, Addition Financial, Cypress Trust Bank, Al Trophy’s Shop, Edward Jones, Construction Engineering Group, Anthony Insurance Agency, Bluewater Creative Group, Inc., Savvy Vinyl, Aventine West Melbourne, Sage Bistro, Tommy Blair’s Quality Collision Repair, and Sunrise Bank.

The Great Brevard Duck Race is the major fundraising event for Crosswinds Youth Services and adopting ducks changes lives.

All proceeds from the event help support Crosswinds’ provide shelter, food, emergency services, counseling and other support to our community’s most vulnerable children in need, especially during times like these.

Crosswinds was able to touch the lives of over 3,000 children, youth and families for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

Everyone who adopts ducks will be entered into the race for a chance to win fabulous prizes including the Grand Prize, a 2023 Honda SUV, free 2 year lease, from Space Coast Honda; a large Big Green Egg Grill, nest, and accessories, from Wassi’s Meat Market; a month of cleaning service for your home (4 cleanings), from Nelson Professional Cleaning Services; a lovely Tahitian Pearl Necklace Set with matching earrings, from Bobbi’s at Parkside; four (4) two-park one-day tickets to Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, from Universal Orlando Resort.

Additional prizes include: 10 packs of free Crumbl cookie coupons; helicopter flight by Wings of Grace Ministries; and a full-day of fishing for two or an evening of shark fishing from Obsession Charters Deep Sea Fishing from Port Canaveral.

The duck race is supported and underwritten by numerous generous sponsors.

The Major Media sponsors include WFTV 9 Family Connection, Lite Rock 99.3, and Space Coast Daily.


The Major Duck sponsors include Publix Supermarkets Charities, Shell, Victory Casino Cruises, Ivey’s Construction, Chevron, Texaco, Elusen Inc., Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Community Credit Union, ExxonMobil, Southeast Petro Distributors/Best Western Titusville, Goldman, Monaghan, Thakkar, & Bettin, P.A., Seaport Canaveral, Sunrise Bank, Tommy Blair’s Quality Collison Repair, Variety – The Children’s Charity of Florida, and Walmart. Other sponsors include Addition Financial, Atlantic Network Services, Canopy Insurance, Cocoa Beach Optimist Club, Cypress Bank & Trust, Dr. Bob & Bunny Lehton-Family Pediatric Clinic, Florida City Gas, Florida MasterTemp, Health First Health Plans, Jack and Yvette Parker, Jim Handley, Launch Credit Union, Massey Services, M.H. Williams Construction Group, Michael Raymond Knives, Precision Door Services, Nash & Kromash, Secure Fence and Rail, Southeast Aerospace, and Sunoco.

A complete list of generous sponsors, rules, regulations and prize details can be obtained by visiting

For nearly 48 years, Crosswinds has been a safety net for young people and families in Brevard County, Florida, who have nowhere else to turn. For more information about Crosswinds Youth Services, call (321) 452-0800 or visit