As you may be aware, Churchill Downs has postponed the 146th Kentucky Derby due to the COVID-19 Outbreak. This is the first time since 1945 that the Derby has been rescheduled. Do to conflicts with our other summer events, USO of Illinois will not be hosting a USO Derby Day event this year. We hope to see you all at BBQ for the Troops, Clark After Dark, and the Salute Gala. Stay tuned for more information on our 2021 USO Derby Day Party!
On Saturday, May 2, 2020 join the USO of Illinois and enjoy the most exciting 2 minutes in sports at our second annual USO Derby Day Party! Dress in your derby finest and join us for a fabulous afternoon! Proceeds from the event benefit USO of Illinois Programs and Services. Open since 1941, the USO of Illinois is a private, civilian 501c(3) non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of the American people.
Enjoy great cuisine and classic cocktails. Watch a live stream of the races on our big screens. Set your bets with private wagering and win “in-kind rewards.” Wear your Derby finest to win our Best Hat and Best Dressed Competitions!