Racing is full of tradition and Kentucky Derby Day is no exception! Join in on all the pomp and circumstance of the First Saturday in May with the Best Overall Hat Contest happening Saturday, May 6th.
FREE to enter and you could win BIG!Click here to join the hat contest
MOST ELEGANT HAT CATEGORY
MOST CREATIVE HAT CATEGORY
A day at the races with one night stay at the Le Meridien in Arcadia
$100 Gift Card to Champions! Gift Shop
Private style & makeup consultation provided by Nordstrom Arcadia
$100 Gift Card to The Derby Restaurant in Arcadia
Free to enter
Must be 18 years of age or older
Deadline to enter is 2:00 pm PT (subject to change)
Sign up on-track along the home stretch at the registration tent
Registration begins at 10 a.m. on May 6, 2023 at the registration tent located along the home stretch on the track apron (look for Hat Contest signage)
Live judging will occur sometime during the day in-between races near the registration location. The exact time of judging is TBD.
Contestants must have filled out an entry form to be allowed to participate in the live judging portion of the event. Participants can enter early in the day or just prior to judging, there is no penalty, advantage or disadvantage to entering early or late.
Official Rules will be available at the Registration Check-In tent.