UNA Derby Day- May 6, 2017
Ladies wearing Kentucky Derby themed hats competed in various categories to win prizes.
And they're off!
President and Mrs. Kitts watch the horse races on TV's under the tent.
The Florence Mounted Police and their horses were a hit among both children and adults.
Hats off to a great day!
Student, Emily Alves, enjoying her time at Derby Day.
Tickets Now Available For Purchase!
Tickets are $100 per guest and must be purchased online prior to the event. When registering for the event, you may also consider buying Derby Dollars. Derby Dollars are the event currency used to win prizes and participate in other activities. If you buy them in advance, you will save time by avoiding lines and will still be able to purchase more on site as needed.
AND THEY'RE OFF...
Those three little words ignite what is termed the most exciting two minutes in sports. UNA Derby Day is an opportunity for the campus and community to gather in a social setting to share the excitement of the race and its cultural connection to the area.
President and Mrs. Kitts will host the 5th annual UNA Derby Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the beautiful lawn of Coby Hall.
Our hope is that you will join us in supporting the UNA Foundation to advance the educational mission of the University through this "not to be missed” 5th Annual UNA Derby Day.
Custom Derby Day Charm by Creative Jewelers
We are offering a truly unique option this year prior to Derby Day! Creative Jewelers has been kind enough to design a custom Derby Day charm. This sterling silver piece was designed by Brandi Hammock and is available for $65. All proceeds will benefit the UNA Foundation. To order, please call Diana Taylor at 256-577-4595. A minimum of 10 people will need to place an order for these beautiful charms by May 6th, 2017. Thanks so much for your support! Roar Lions!
Your sponsorship of UNA Derby Day is more than a monetary donation, it's a commitment to the University and to the Shoals. As you may know, Derby Day not only supports the University, it also celebrates the historical kinship between the Shoals area and the world's best-known equestrian competition.
"Derby Day benefits the UNA Foundation, which provides financial flexibility to the University and improved educational opportunities for students."
Ken Kitts, President