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Virginia Gold Cup

  • Virginia Gold Cup 5089 Old Tavern Road The Plains, VA, 20198 United States (map)

Join the DC Hokies Saturday, May 6 at University Row at the Virginia Gold Cup, the annual steeplechase race in The Plains, VA!

University Row is an all volunteer, not-for-profit event. Over 70 alumni chapters co-host one of the largest inter-alumni social events in the Mid-Atlantic at the Virginia Gold Cup.

Your ALL-INCLUSIVE TICKET will provide you access to a large private all-alumni and guest tent area, as well as:

  • A quality full buffet
  • An open bar with a wide liquor, beer, and wine selection;
  • The famous best dressed contest 
  • A selection of lawn games
  • Opportunities for school photos and candid shots
  • Last, but not least, the horse race!

Most tickets also include your bus transportation to and from the Virginia Gold Cup.

Proceeds from this all-volunteer event benefit participating alumni programming and student scholarships, as well as our 2017 charity partner, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Visit for more information.