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Derby Hat Contest / Exhibit

Each year, the Kentucky Derby Museum invites participants from around the world to enter their beautiful and unique Derby hats in our annual contest. A panel of judges will evaluate the hats and the top twenty to thirty will be selected for the exhibit. We are in search of all types of hats, designer and novelty in either men or ladies styles. Each winner will receive documentation of their participation in the exhibit along with passes to see the hats on display during the year.

The 2014 contest has concluded and the hats are currently on display in our It's My Derby™ exhibit.

Hats on Display


2014 Winners

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