It’s Duck Race time again. Tickets for the July 1 rubber duck race are already on sale and the event was officially launched Wednesday with the usual photo op in front of the office of the main sponsor, Royal LePage East Kootenay Realty. First prize for this year’s Duck Race is $2500 cash, furnished by Audrey Welk and Marilyn Jolie; second prize, 2 nights accommodation in a three bedroom condo compliments of Kimberley Lodging Company ($700 value), The Feast for 4 from the Old Bauernhaus and four rounds of golf with two carts compliments of Trickle Creek Golf Course. Third prize is $250 from Meadowbrook Greenhouse and fourth prize is 2 rounds of golf at both Bootleg Gap and Kimberley Golf Course. Watch for ticket sales at local businesses.