All About Youth announces duck race results

Ducks drift downstream at Sunday's Duck Race. Photo by Tiffany Pif Ellis

Ducks drift downstream at Sunday's Duck Race. Photo by Tiffany Pif Ellis

The Carson Valley Days celebration wrapped up on Sunday with the Carson Valley All About Youth Duck Race conducted at Lampe Park.

The race is the main fundraiser for Carson Valley Youth Day, which is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 17. Parents with kids between 2-16 can sign up at

Each year the organization gathers to show youth how much fun can be had outdoors.

“We teach hands on with the following: Archery, Wrist rocket- slingshots, Pellet Rifles, .22 rifles, shot guns and fly-fishing,” organizers said. “Other activities include: Fish and duck painting, Painting of decoys, Amie’s fishing Pond and drone flying.

The event also features the Nevada Department of Transportation on bicycle safety, Nevada Division of Wildlife on fish and game, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office talking about search and rescue, youth fingerprinting and Special Weapons and Tactics, East Fork Fire Protection District, Nevada State Parks, U.S. Forest Service, with a possible visit from Smokey the Bear, Carson Valley Medical Group, Wild Sheep Foundation and the Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club


Results from Sunday’s Duck Race are:

General Race

1st Place: Ben Johnson

2nd Place: Olivia Therres

3rd Place: Henry Hooper

Lame Duck: Tom Nord

Midway prize: Monique Reno

Business Race

1st Place Carson Valley Heating Inc.

2nd Place Carson Valley Heating Inc.

3rd Place: Carson Valley Heating Inc.

Lame Duck: Red Hut

Winner of the Perpetual Business Trophy

Carson Valley Heating Inc.

Winner of the Perpetual Charity/Church Trophy

1st Carson Valley Chukar Club

2nd Carson Valley United Methodist Church

3rd Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club



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