Estes Park Duck Race makes a big splash

Estes Park Duck Race makes a big splash

There are 3 comments on the Estes Park Trail-Gazette story from May 6, 2013, titled Estes Park Duck Race makes a big splash. In it, Estes Park Trail-Gazette reports that:

Tom Maher holds up the winning duck at the Riverside Plaza finish line on Saturday.

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Attendance down

United States

#1 May 7, 2013
Weather didn't cooperate, sales of ducks down.

Just reporting what the EP Trailer Cheerer won't
also noted by many

Louisville, CO

#2 May 9, 2013
The donation of the better prizes has really gotten weak, those used to be a good draw, remember when there used to be things like trips to Hawaii, or other good destinations, big screen TVs, nice computers and other higher end stuff, now most seem to be 10 and 20 dollar gift certificates and so on.
Seems like the prize donations are dropping as is the attendance and duck sales, pretty obvious direct link between the two.
also

United States

#3 May 9, 2013
the level of publicity has been ramped up considerably, this is the mark of something that is starting to lose popularity, is that more attention is devoted to advertisement and circus than to getting better prizes

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