“Run for the Roses: Race for the Competition” is the theme for this year’s annual Friends of the USA International Ballet Competition fundraiser, a Kentucky Derby party, Saturday May 7. Festivities will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at the home of Mary Schiele and Pat Scanlon, 140 Winged Foot Circle, Jackson.
In addition to watching the televised race, guests will enjoy opportunities to participate in a Derby Day raffle, Derby Day Winner’s Circle of prizes, and hat contest. Raffle tickets, $20 each, give the purchaser three chances to win: First prize will be a ticket package for the 2018 USA IBC; second prize, ticket package for the 2016 Grand Prix Reunion Gala; and third prize, the winner’s choice of a signed commemorative poster available in USA IBC archives. The $25 Winner’s Circle tickets, available to the first 20 purchasers, will provide a chance to win one of 25 prizes. The afternoon promises to be an exciting and eventful soiree!
Tickets are $75 per person, which includes scrumptious Derby Day fare, traditional Mint Juleps and other refreshing libations.To purchase party and raffle tickets, click here.