Olympia High School’s Student Council is hosting an event during Boys and Girls basketball games where viewers purchase a rubber duck for $1 in hopes of winning half the proceeds.
Chuck-A-Duck occurs during halftime of some basketball games. After the viewers purchase their rubber duck, they attempt to throw it into a larger, inflatable duck located on the gym floor. If someone successfully lands a duck, they win half of the proceeds raised from the event.
“It’s a good fundraiser for Student Council. You can make a decent amount of money depending on how many people partake in the event,” said Committee Member Neil Alford.
The money raised from this event goes towards Student Council projects. Last year, Student Council used its proceeds for service projects and other events.
“We sell an average of 80 ducks per game. This means that the winner typically receives $40 and Student Council receives $40. The money from this event goes towards service projects for the community,” said Student Council Advisor Mr. Abrams.
Student Council has been hosting Chuck-A-Duck for a couple of years. The event is often perceived as enjoyable by students, parents, and other viewers.
“I bought a few ducks at a basketball game last year. Unfortunately, I didn’t win but it was still fun to try,” said OHS Junior Justyn Olson.
Chuck-A-Duck will be hosted on December 20, January 9, and January 24. Come out and support your Boys and Girls Basketball teams for the 2019-2020 school year!