2021 Queen's Cup
Saturday, April 24th

Queen's Cup 2021 Livestreaming and Contest Information

Queen’s Cup 2021 will begin broadcasting via live stream at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 24th. Post time for the first of seven races will be at 12:30 p.m. with races running approximately every 30 minutes. The link to the live stream can be found below, and will also be emailed and the link will be on our social media pages prior to race day and on the day.  Final race day entries will be available for download from our website the evening of Wednesday, April 21st.  The races can be streamed on most mobile devices and computers.



What’s race day without a little friendly competition among our patrons?  This year, we’re putting the judging of our annual hat and tailgate contests in your hands!  Submit photos of your at-home tailgates and hand-decorated race day hats to queenscupsteeplechase@gmail.com by 12pm ET on Monday, April 26th.  We encourage you to get creative with both your tailgate and hat creations, as well as how you photograph them! Beginning the evening of Monday, April 26th through Friday, April 30th, we will share the submissions to our Instagram page for our followers to vote on the winners.  Be sure to follow @QueensCup and cast your votes!

  • At-home tailgate submissions will be judged in the following three categories: Most Elegant, Most Whimsical, Most Creative.
  • Hand-decorated hat submissions will be judged in the following categories:  Best in Show for Men, Best in Show for Women, Best in Show for Children.


A shout-out to our 2021 Sponsors, who as of this writing, have agreed to help underwrite a portion of this year’s races; Sonitrol Security, Brown Advisory, NOVANT Health, Hoopaugh Grading, EasyFix, TruGreenWhite Claw Hard Seltzer. and Blade & Bow. Please consider supporting these companies as they have supported the Queen’s Cup.

Thank you again for your continued support of this wonderful spring tradition in the Charlotte region. Let’s all hope for better days ahead and the return of the Queen’s Cup next year, with a full audience, April 30, 2022.

The Board of the Charlotte Steeplechase Foundation, for the seventh year in a row, is excited to be partnering in with the Alzheimer’s Association of Western North Carolina as its exclusive beneficiary of the 2021 races. Their mission is “to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health”.