The Columbus Electric Co-Op Tournament of Ducks Parade Press Release

Deming, NM – The annual, fun-loving Great American Duck Race is celebrating its 43rd Anniversary this year and it’s going to be the best one yet! Brought to you by Columbus Electric Co-Op, the Tournament of Ducks Parade will delight folks of all ages with a “racing to save the day” theme. Join the fun and enter your float, car, truck, bike or tractor to glide through downtown Deming, NM. Remember to include the theme , “Local Hero” to enter to win cash prizes.


The Duck Race Committee is proud to announce Brett Jenkins, Vice President of Production at Solitaire, and Silas Wilson of the City of Deming Parks Department will be this year’s Grand Marshalls for the annual parade. Like a true hero, Mr. Jenkins and Mr. Wilson have been going above and beyond supporting the youth of our community in their off time for decades and we couldn’t be more grateful. As Spider Man would say, “”Remember, with great power comes great responsibility”; we sure appreciate your efforts gentlemen.


The committee is inviting all area businesses, as well as non-profits and local citizens to participate. The Columbus Electric Co-Op Tournament of Ducks Parade is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 2022 beginning at 10 am.


To register, please visit the official duck race website at and fill out the entry form or stop by the Deming-Luna County Chamber of Commerce and Deming Main Street Program at 800 E. Pine Street.


For a full schedule and details, visit


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