The Stampede Derby takes place March 16-20 in Hamilton, Texas. The reining event includes $12,500 in added money in the Derby, for 4-, 5- and 6-year-old horses, and the Stakes, for 4-year-olds. Both the Derby and the Stakes have Open and Non-Pro divisions.
Derby horses must be shown one handed in the bridle. Stakes horses may be shown two handed in the snaffle or hackamore or one handed in the bridle, and if cross entered in the Derby, must be shown one handed in the bridle.