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Enter essay contest, win school visit from LI Ducks' QuackerJack

QuackerJack will visit four Long Island schools.

QuackerJack will visit four Long Island schools. Credit: LI Ducks

Would your kids like to have QuackerJack, the mascot of the Long Island Ducks baseball team, visit their elementary or middle school? Sign them up for TD Bank’s “Take a Duck to Class” essay contest. Whoever writes the best essay will win a day with QuackerJack.

The essay topic is “Who is a hero in your community and why” and the essay should be 250 words.

To enter, download and print an essay entry form here or pick one up at the Bethpage Ballpark executive offices, 3 Court House Dr., Central Islip, during normal business hours. Four winners will be chosen to have QuackerJack visit them at their school for an hour and receive a Visa Gift Card.

Applications must be received by October 31, 2014.

Entries must be received by Oct. 31, and winners will be notified by phone from the office of the Long Island Ducks by Nov. 22.

For further information, call 631-940-DUCK or visit

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