This Saturday is it. The ducks will enter the lazy river at Holiday Springs Water Park in Texarkana and someone will win a 2016 Kia Soul from Classic Kia Gregg Orr Auto.

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System once again presents The Great Texarkana Duck Race to support the regions only Cardiac EP Lab at Christus St. Michael Health System.

There is still time to adopt your ducks online or by phone, and today is the last day to sign up to win six ducks on Wacky Duck Wednesday.

How to “share” and enter the Wacky Duck Wednesday contest:

  • Click on the “Wacky Duck Wednesday” link above.
  • “Like” the CHRISTUS St. Michael Facebook page.
  • Enter your email address and select “Enter.”
  • Write a personal message to your Facebook friends about the importance of raising funds in support of the Electrophysiology (EP) Lab for our community.
  • Click the “Share” button.
  • You’re entered to win 6 free ducks!

Rubber ducks adopted by supporters will enter the lazy river and race for prizes including the grand prize, a 2016 Kia Soul from Classic Kia.

Other prizes include:

  • $500 Gift Card
  • 55" Sanyo Flat Screen TV
  • Char-Broil 4 Burner Tru Infrared Grill
  • $500 Picture Framing
  • Ladies Seiko Steel Solar Watch

Gates open from 9-11AM. for children's activities on Monkey Island & Splash Mountain. Approximately 12,000 ducks will splash down in the “River Rapids” lazy river and race their way around at 10AM.

Ducks may be adopted for $5 each or you may adopt five ducks and receive a sixth duck free for a donation of $25. Adopt online at until noon on Friday, August 19, or call Duck Central at 903-614-7223 until 6 p.m. on Friday, August 19. Duck adoption papers can be obtained at Duck Central, CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, 2600 St. Michael Drive, Texarkana, Texas.

For more information or to obtain an entry form, call Duck Central at (903) 614-7223.