Guidelines

Get to the Finish Line Safely

In order to have the best day possible, please familiarize yourself with all the guidelines and restrictions.  We want you to have a spectacular day, enjoy the guests around you and make new friends, but also provide a safe environment for all our patrons, staff, volunteers, horses, and jockeys.

Do's

  • Make sure your vehicle meets size restrictions for tailgate area
  • Distribute all credentials before leaving home
  • Choose a designated driver IN ADVANCE
  • Display your parking pass from the rear view mirror before you enter the race grounds
  • Have all credentials ready to show at the gate check point and wear your badge at all times
  • Please use paper, plastic & cans whenever possible
  • Allow plenty of time for traffic and consider alternative routes
  • Buy extra General Admission badges from Harris Teeter in advance – prices increase race day
  • Be mindful and courteous to your neighbors
  • Protect yourselves – wear sun lotion and hats

Dont's

  • Don’t bring tents, awnings, or standing umbrellas
  • Don’t overcrowd your tailgate space
  • No loud music
  • Don’t touch the horses
  • No pets. We love dogs but they will not be allowed entry.
  • No flags, banners, flyers, balloons, or solicitation materials. Do not encroach on other’s tailgate space
  • No Drones For the safety of all
  • Leave all glass at home (exception: beer & wine bottles). No bottles may be carried across the track.
  • No charcoal grills, no oil fryers, no smoking under tents–by order of the Fire Marshall!

Fire Marshall Rules & Regulations

  • Use of home patio-sized gas grills cannot be allowed on the grounds.

    Use of home patio-sized gas grills cannot be allowed on the grounds.

  • Propane tanks larger than 20 ounces are prohibited on the grounds.

    Propane tanks larger than 20 ounces are prohibited on the grounds.

  • Cooking with charcoal or wood will not be allowed on the grounds.

  • Any substance that produces hot embers, ash or smoke cannot be allowed on the grounds.

    Any substance that produces hot embers, ash or smoke cannot be allowed on the grounds.

  • For the safety of everyone, enjoy your time by using small grills with propane tanks that are 20 ounces or less.

Vehicle Guidelines

  • Limit one (1) vehicle per tailgate space
  • No drop-offs or re-entry within grounds
  • Trailers, golf carts, ATV’s, pull behind cookers, roof top carriers and vehicles with signage or wraps are prohibited
  • Call office for info on motorcycles and oversized vehicles including limos, shuttles, commercial vans and buses.
  • Parking is FREE in the General Admission lots.
  • FREE limited onsite shuttle service.  Shuttles will only stop at designated pick up and drop off points.

Our Policies

  • Races run rain or shine. Absolutely no refunds.
  • Gates open at 10:00 am. No early entry.
  • No Entry without Credentials.
  • Disorderly behavior of any kind or overcrowding of spaces will be grounds for removal from the premises.
  • No third party vendors allowed on premises.

Queens Cup Office

704.843.7070

Queen City Catering Company

704.305.7778

Party Reflections

704.927.9718

In Bloom, LTD

704.616.7950

For Emergencies

Dial 911, hail a Deputy, or contact a volunteer or Event Staff personnel. Inconvenienced by other Patrons? Please let us know immediately by contacting a Queen’s Cup volunteer or Event Staff personnel.

Lost & Found

Located at Brooklandwood Village & Member’s Hill Souvenir Tents. Anyone separated from their party should report to one of these tents.