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Foxfield Safety Program

Wednesday April 22 in Campbell 153 (A-School). Presentations are at 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm and the presentations fulfill FOA requirements. Speakers include a representative of the Albemarle County Police Department, the Foxfield Racing Association, UVa Office of the Dean of Students and ADAPT. Door Prizes at each session are: 4 Foxfield tickets + parking pass, Foxfield bowtie and official Foxfield cooler!

Click on any of the links below to download PDFs of additional safety information

Email to all students regarding safety at the Foxfield Races from University Dean of Students Allen Groves.

ADAPT's Foxfield safety presentation

Albemarle County Police's Foxfield presentation

Foxfield Safety Tips

Foxfield Catering Guide

Foxfield Race Day Policies (link to Foxfield Races website)



ADAPT Student Safety Tent

Saturday, April 25: The gates to Foxfield Spring Horse Races open at 9:00 AM, and the first race starts at 1:30 PM. Be sure to come to our Student Safety Tent throughout the day to get free food, water, and sunscreen! 

Savvy Fox Honor Pledge

UPDATE: All 850 shirts were distributed by 11am on April 21.  Thank you to all the students who pledged to stay safe and look out for their friends! 

2015 Savvy Fox Honor Pledge

I am attending the spring Foxfield Races and on my Honor, I pledge...

  • not to drive after drinking at Foxfield, ride in a vehicle if the driver has been drinking, or let any friends get behind the wheel impaired.
  • If I drink, I will practice safer drinking habits by eating protein beforehand, consuming no more than one standard drink per hour and alternating with non-alcoholic beverages.
  • I will be an active bystander to keep my friends and others safe.
  • I will use the buddy system and make sure no one is left behind.




View the 2013 Foxfield video HERE

View a PDF of the ADAPT presentation on Foxfield Collaboration at the 2012 Bacchus Network General Assembly

ADAPT efforts to prevent impaired driving at the Foxfield Races were recognized as a model program in the Bacchus and Gamma “Along These Lines” Impaired Driving Prevention Programming Manual and Resource Guide.  In 2011, the Foxfield education program was recognized by the National Organizations for Youth Safety as the 2nd best program held as part of National Youth Traffic Safety Month. 

View a detailed description of this program