Derby Field

After 143 Kentucky Derbys, Louisville Knows Sports

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Louisville Regatta Grand Prix

8/18 - 8/20
Varies by day

World-class powerboat racers will compete on the Ohio River in front of Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville in the Inaugural Louisville Regatta Grand Prix. The event will also feature a beach party, BBQ challenge and waterfront music festival. In addition to great bands on Friday and Saturday night, DJFun will be cranking out the tunes throughout the day along with a late-night foam party.

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USA BMX Derby City Nationals

9/1 - 9/3
9:00 am

The USA BMX Derby City Nationals has been held in Louisville since the 1980s. Competitors in this year’s event will include Olympic athletes, professional BMX racers from all over the world and the U.S.’s fastest amateur riders.

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Louisville Sports Commission Cross Country Classic

9/30
8:00 am

The 16th Annual Louisville Sports Commission Cross Country Classic will be contested at E.P “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, KY, which is the site of five NAIA National Championships, two BIG EAST Conference Championships, five NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships, the 2010 NCAA DII National Championships, the 2012 NCAA Division I National Championships, the 2014 NCAA Division II National Championships and the 2015 NCAA Division I National Championships.