56th Annual International Camel & Ostrich Races

September 11-13, 2015

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It all started with a tall tale from a newspaper man! And here we are 55 years later and still living up to the legend. Come and see these extraordinary animals race. Each day races start at High Noon and gates open at 10 a.m. While you're in town, enjoy some other great family activities in and around Virginia City. Great food and drinks will be along for the ride. So GIDDY UP Cowboy!
 
BIG Changes coming to the races this year! 

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THEME DAYS & SCHEDULE

All races held at Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds, 458 F Street, Virginia City NV 89440.

Friday, September 11 
Gates open at 10 a.m.
Races begin at High Noon
Camel Hump to C Street after the races.

Saturday, September 12 - Derby Day: Wear your best hat and come out for a great show
Gates open at 10 a.m.
Races begin at High Noon
Camel Hump to C Street after the races.

Sunday, September 13 - Dolan Auto Group's Family Day
First 100 kids get a camel ride for FREE! Courtesy of Dolan Auto Group.
Gates open at 10 a.m.
Races begin at High noon

*Schedule subject to change.

Vendor Application

Want to be a part of the fun? Be a vendor! 

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Sponsor Application

Be a part of it all! Ride a camel... or an ostrich! Get your name and company out to the largest event crowd in Virginia City. 

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