Every seven years, Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby land on the same day. In 2018, we are celebrating the collision of these two amazing events with….

MAY 5th 2018
12PM – 7PM
BLACKBIRD
PARKING LOT DERBY

4 PERSON RELAY

STICK-HORSE RACES

WINNING TEAM EARNS THE GOLDEN SOMBRERO!

Invite your friends to watch!

Entry is $5 and gets you a drink ticket

Rules:
– Each team = 4 co-ed jockeys (substitutes can be added to teams throughout the day as teams advance)
– Additional team members will pay the $5 admission at the gate and receive 1 drink ticket
– Each race is between 2 teams
– Each jockey must wear the provided jockey uniform
– JOCKEY UNIFORM = STICK HORSE AND SOMBRERO
– Each jockey MUST GALLOP 2 laps. Approximately 100 yards.
– 2 cervezas (beers) must be consumed by each team of 4 during the race at the drink station on the course
– Teams may split the 2 beers among their team members how they wish (half a beer each, or 2 non drinkers and 2 drinkers. or 1 heavy drinker that pounds 2 beers, etc)
– Each jockey transfers uniform to next teammate during transition
– WINNING TEAM ADVANCES

TIMELINE:
– Teams captains arrive from 11am to noon to pick up wristbands, race numbers, and food & drink tickets
– Team captains will distribute supplies to their team members as they wish
– Races will start between 12:30 and 1pm depending on final number of teams
– A race bracket with team names and race times will be emailed out at 5pm on Friday, May 4th, so you will know exactly when you race
– Races will be every 10 minutes
– Races will be interrupted at 4:40 for the actual Kentucky Derby at 4:45pm
– Races will resume at 5pm
– Final race will be approx 6:30
– Awards ceremony, team costume contest and raffle for prizes will all take place immediately after the final race.

TEAM REGISTRATION TICKETS INCLUDE:
4 MEXICAN MEAL TICKETS
8 DRINK TICKETS
4 RAFFLE TICKETS

benefiting the
Autism Society of Colorado

REGISTER YOUR TEAM HERE

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