2017 Series Rules
Perch Fee: $100 Per Bird or 6 Birds for $500
Entry Fees: $250 Per Bird (Due Before Race 1)
Ship Birds to:
Gold Country Challenge
6120 Chrysler Circle
Garden Valley, CA 95633
Entries Accepted from February 1st until May 15th 2017
Replacements accepted until June 15th
All birds vaccinated for PMV on arrival
All birds on the drop share equal prizes (Races 2, 3 & 4 ~ All Drops)
Overall Ace Pigeons to be determined by Average Speed (WinCompanion Total Time Divided By Total Distance)
Optional $50 Champion Point Bird Category in 2016 (same system used in several years past to determine Ace Pigeon)
If a bird does not clock due to clock or chip malfunction and GCC can verify the bird was in fact part of a drop it will be placed last within that drop
Entry fees cut 10% for race transportation/driver expenses
Financial statements for race & overall ace standings provided after final race.
No buy-back fees. Breeders retain ownership of their birds after races are finalized.
Breeders pay return shipping (when applicable) via USPS at $50-60 Box for 1-2 Birds depending on location. Additional birds are $5 extra each.
Breeders must arrange for shipping or pickup of their birds within 14 Days after final race
Training tosses, Results, and Ace Pigeon standings updated on website.
This is a (4) Race Series (165, 215, 265-285, and 334 Mile Final Race)
All (4) races are included for Overall Average Speed Standings and Optional Champion Point Bird
All races are two (2) day races. Points and prizes (when applicable) are only awarded to birds that have clocked by end of 2nd day.
Race dates and locations are subject to change due to weather conditions and/or conflict with other races
Bar-B-Q- Lunch provided for final race (334 Mile Event)
Loft managers Jon Hans & Matt Hans reserve the right to make all decisions and those decisions are final