Site Updated:  January 15th, 2017 @ 11:15 PM - 2017 Rules Updated (Click Here)


Happy New Year to Everyone!


We will once again be hosting the Gold Country Challenge in 2017


Accepting Birds Starting February 1st to May 15th


Please See Rules & Contact Info Before Sending Birds


Race Dates (Subject to Change due to Weather):

Race 1 (165 Miles) - October 15th, 2017

Race 2 (215 Miles) - October 22nd, 2017

Race 3 (265 to 285 Miles) - October 29th, 2017

Race 4 Final (334 Miles) - November 5th, 2017


Perch Fee & Entry Fee Costs Remain the Same for 2017

2017 Projected Payout will be posted soon before February 1st but will be very similar to 2016


Edgar Flores 2016 GCC Ace Pigeon

Edgar Flores (Right) with 15255-FOYS Blue Bar Hen - 1st Overall Ace Pigeon 2016!


Stewart Harvard 2016 Winner

Stewart Harvard (Marengo Creek Farms) with 2493-MCF 1st Place Winner 334 Mile Final 2016


Contact Information:

Gold Country Challenge (Jon Hans)

6120 Chrysler Circle

Garden Valley, CA 95633


Email Matt Hans at:


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