RACE RULES 2020
Accepting birds April 1st through June 1st. We will be taking a maximum of 600 birds.
Replacement birds accepted up to June 15th. Breeders if you send more than a 3 bird team send an extra as a replacement to help offset the new shipping increase.
Perch Fee: $125 per bird (non-refundable). Prepayment of perch fees after January 1st is the only way to confirm perch reservations. Birds that arrive without perch fees will not enter the loft.
Entry Fee: $250 per bird Mandatory due after 100 Mile activation race. 50.00 of entry fee will go towards AVG. SPEED.
Birds will be quarantined for at least 7 days upon arrival. Birds will be vaccinated for PMV/HERPES & 30-day booster, treated for coccidiosis, canker, and internal/external parasites.
REFUND POLICY---- If a Breeder does not basket at least 1 bird from his 3 bird team for the final race and has not won any prizes in the previous races He/She will receive one free perch fee for the next year. Entry fees will be refunded if bird does not make it to the first race after being activated.
All birds will have their 9th and 10th flight pulled.
Visitors are always welcome by appointment.
All eligible birds must be activated 3 days prior 1st race to maintain eligibility. Birds not activated by breeders will be listed as available.
4 Race Average Speed Series.
Birds will be trained twice a week during races weather permitting.
Race dates subject to change due to weather conditions and condition of the birds.
The race course will be NNE. We have a predominantly South wind. If winds hold true the races should be headwind occasionally there out of the north. The birds should be in the 1000 - 1300 YPM range depending on the wind that day.
Prizes paid by the first drop then clocking order for the remaining positions up to 25 places, For the final race only. All other races will be paid by clocking order. In the event of a piggyback bird on the drop that bird will be identified and place at the back of that clocking group. In the event of a tie, those birds will share the combined winnings equally.
100 Mile Activation SEPTEMBER
All races will stop 50 hours after release time. Any position not filled within 50 hours will be divided equally with all clocked birds for that race. After the clocked positions are paid for there order. All races will be paid within 30 days of the final race.
Birds not activated three days prior to the first race may be activated by another breeder. All unactivated birds will become the property of Sooner Challenge OLR. Birds not claimed 5 days after final race will become the property of Sooner Challenge OLR.
Birds will be shipped back at breeder’s expense at a rate of ACTUAL COST plus 10.00. Birds not claimed 5 days after the last race will become the property of Sooner Challenge OLR. Birds will have time to fully recover after final race prior to shipping.
In the event of any unforseen incidents ie. No birds make it to the final race or return from final race. The series will end after the previous race. Payouts will be sent out off of the last race. Meaning the previous race will be counted as the final race.
10% of entry fees will be held for expenses.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
W-9 forms will need to be completed if winnings are over $600.
We will be using TOPIGEON clocking system and Wincompanion for live viewing.
Ship Birds to:
729 Streetman Rd.
Mead, OK. 73449