2017 Rules - Tucson Triple Challenge
Perch Fee: $100.00 per bird - 6/$500- non refundable - Due with the Bird. Advance payment will guarantee perch reservation.
Race Entry Fee: $250.00 per bird due by the activation date of 24th Oct 2017 - Total refund, if bird does not go to the 200 Mile Race.
If 250.00 entry fee is not paid by October 28th, 2017 the bird will be auctioned to highest bidder and becomes the property of the highest bidder.
Birds and replacements are accepted March 1st thru June 15th 2017.
All birds will be vaccinated for PMV, POX and external parasites upon arrival.
This is a 4 Race plus Average speed challenge;
Capitol prizes paid on the first drop and then clocking order.
Ties in the clock will be given the same position number and their winnings added together and divided equally.
Average Speed paid by the clock. Computed on Total Distance / Total Time
Time Out for Darkness - 30 minutes after sundown and 30 minutes before sunrise is dead time Birds clocked in TOD before midnight given End time of day 1, Birds clocked after midnight in TOD given start time of the next day. Flight day times will not be extended due to Clocking of bird in TOD
If a bird does not clock, due to piggy back or clock or chip malfunction, and TTC verifies the bird is in that drop, it will be placed last in that drop.
*1st Drop - A drop of birds, the first seen approaching, arriving, circling, landing, or trapping prior to the arrival of an additional drop of birds entered in a particular race. If a drop of birds arrives and mixes with the 1st Drop at any time, only those previously trapped or distinctively recognized on the landing board, and clock prior to the mixed group clocking will retain the Elite 1st Drop Status where prizes are distributed =1st. All others will be paid in clocking order. Should no birds clock prior to the mixing of new drops of birds, again, payout will be by clocking order.
All birds belong to breeders, no buy backs, no auctions. Owners pay $60 return shipping plus $10/ bird after 2. Unclaimed birds after 14 days of final race, become property of Tucson Triple Challenge. Owners must designate if they want their birds back before last race.
Loft manager reserves the right to make all final decisions
Track inventories, training, and results live on the web at www.wincompanion.com using the Unikon Clocking System.
Must be 18 years or older to enter.
Winners of $600 or more will be required to provide taxpayer information for W-9 - 10% of race fees held for expenses
All entries will have their 9th and 10th flight pulled.
No Choudhry Family Loft birds entered in race.
NO pooling on the property please!
4 Average Speed Races - Tentative Dates * South East Course - New Mexico & Texas
150 Miles - 22-Oct-2017 (Trainer)
200 Miles - 05-Nov-2017
250 Miles - 12-Nov-2017
300 Miles - 19 Nov-2017
350 Miles - 26 Nov-2017
*Race dates are subject to weather
This is a 4 Race plus Average speed challenge
Prize Money :
200 miles - Average Speed Only
250 miles - 1% to 1st bird in clock
300 miles - 30% of prizes paid to top 10% of actual birds in the race
350 miles - 42% of prizes paid to top 10% of actual birds in the race
Average Speed- 27% of prizes paid to the top 5 birds