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 4th annual UNA Derby Day on Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the beautiful lawn of Coby Hall.

The University has enlisted a wonderful group of volunteers, led by Stephanie Coleman and Alisha Haataja, to promote Derby Day.

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” 4th Annual UNA Derby Day.

Check out highlights of the 2015 event!


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

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