To mark the event here are some of the best pictures taken at past events. This year's race, organised by the Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge, takes place on Easter Monday (April 22) and for details visit www.hebdenbridgerotary.org.uk.
At the Hebden Bridge Rotary Club Duck Race in 2008, before the ducks were dropped in the drink.
Crowds gathered to cheer on the ducks as they raced down the river back in 2004.
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Rotarians back in 2014, from the left, George Waddington, Mike Denton, Neil Croft, Brian Boocock, Peter Layfield and Ian Lindsey.
In 2006 large crowds gathered to watch the annual race take place in Hebden Bridge.
This group of excited youngsters were joined by an unusual guest back at the 2006 race.
These buskers entertained the crowds George Square back in 2011.
Levi Holroyd 12, Jamie Horloyd nine, Adam Holroyd seven, Tom Holroyd 11, Millie Lewis six, Rhys Lewis four and Ben Newhouse three back in 2012
The sun shone down on Hebden Bridge ahead of the duck race in 2011 - can you spot yourself?
In 2007 the town was once again buzzing with anticipation ahead of the race.
Blake Harrop, four at the Hebden Bridge Duck Race in 2010.
The exciting moment when the ducks were dropped into the water in 2010.
People watch the race from various bridges and paths along the river each year. This group chose a great spot in 2013.
This youngster was ready to watch the race begin back in 2009.