Today is the deadline for last year’s reserved parking space holders to renew their spots for the 2019 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races.
The 85th renewal of the Camden spring classic at the Springdale Race Course is set for Saturday, March 30.
All spaces not renewed by today will be placed on sale to the public. For those patrons seeking to renew their parking space from last year’s races, they must call the race office at 432-6513 in order to reserve their spaces.
Tickets and reserved parking spaces are already available for purchase online (www.carolina-cup.org) or, by calling the Carolina Cup office at 432-6513.
There have been several changes to pricing and parking areas for the races including the rebranding of College Park to its new name, The Meadow. Also, advance general admission tickets are being sold for $30 through March 15. After that date, tickets will be $45 all the way through race day.
Another change is to the race course itself. Now that the 2 ¾-mile Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup will not be on the race card, the course will be made more compact with patrons, especially on the East Rail, being brought closer to the action with reserved parking spaces in that area providing the chance to see jumpers going over two fences on their way to the home stretch.
Here are the ticket and reserved parking options for the Carolina Cup races.
General admission tickets: $30 per person through March 15; $45 per person from March 16 through race day
(Note: Children under the age of 12 will be admitted to the races free of charge, if accompanied by an adult ticket-holder.)
General parking: $10 per vehicle
Infield reserved parking (2018 space holders have right of first refusal until Feb. 1, 2019): Row A: $225; Row B: $200; Row C: 175; Row D: $150; Rows E & F: $125; includes one parking credential for one parking space in the infield and two general admission tickets.
Front row (2018 space holders have right of first refusal until Feb. 1, 2019): Spaces 1-30: $225 (with 10 x 10 added, $400); Spaces 31-233: $325 (no tents allowed in this section); Spaces 234-297: $225 (with 10 x 10 added, $400); includes one parking credential for one parking space on the front row paddock and two general admission tickets
South, West and East rail(s): $175 per parking space; includes parking credential for one parking space and two general admission tickets; $175 for a 10 x 10 tent provided by the Carolina Cup Racing Association; spaces are 11-feet wide
Restricted parking: $250 per space, which is large enough to accommodate one motor coach per space along with two general admission tickets
Grandstand box: $600 per box. The cost for six seats in the box includes premier seating at the finish line and two grandstand parking tags. Individual seats are priced at $100 each and include one grandstand parking pass.
The Meadow packages: $1,500 package (15 x 15-foot tent, 15 general admission passes, eight car parking passes); $2,000 package (20 x 20-foot tent, 20 general admission passes, 10 car parking passes); $3,000 package (30 x 30-foot tent, 30 general admission passes, 15 car parking passes)
(For further information, please call the Carolina Cup Racing Association office at 432-6513 or (800) 780-8117 or visit the Carolina Cup Website located at www.carolina-cup.org.)