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RACE RULES

 

2016 RACE RULES

 

 

1. ALL BIRDS WILL BE SENT TO THE 1ST RACE JUST IN CASE ENTRY PAYMENTS ARE DELAYED BECAUSE OF THE MAIL SERVICE. IF ENTRY FEES ARE NOT RECEIVED BY THE BASKETING NIGHT OF THE SECOND RACE YOUR BIRD WILL BE NOT BE SHIPPED TO THE SECOND RACE AND THE PLACING IN THE 1ST RACE WILL BE DELETED AND YOU WILL FORFEIT ANY PRIZE MONEY EARNED.

2. ALL RACES ARE AVERAGE SPEED RACES THIS YEAR AND PRIZES ARE GIVEN BY TRAPPING ORDER ONLY

3. ALL RACES REMAIN OPEN 2 DAYS

4. A BASKET LIST WILL BE POSTED BEFORE EACH RACE.

5. RELEASE DATES AND DISTANCE CAN CHANGE DUE TO POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE SAFETY OF THE BIRDS COME FIRST! 

6. DISTANCE MAY BE ADJUSTED DUE TO TIME ON THE WING, CONDITIONS, POOR WEATHER OR STRONG WINDS. 

7. IF A BIRDS CHIP FAILS OR IS MISSED WHEN CLOCKING THAT PIGEON WILL BE ADDED TO THE END OF THE DROP IT ARRIVED IN.

8. IN THE EVENT OF A TIE BETWEEN ANY AND ALL OVERALL AWARDS THE TIE WILL BE BROKEN BY THE BEST CLOCKING POSITION IN THE 325 MILE ( FINAL RACE).

9. AFTER THE SERIES YOU HAVE 10 DAYS TO EMAIL ME AT ROUTE66RACE.COM  TO NOTIFY ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR BIRDS RETURNED. SHIPPING IS 55.00 FOR 1 BIRD AND 10.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL BIRD. AFTER 10 DAYS THE BIRDS WILL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF ROUT66RACE.COM.

10. NO PIGEONS MAY BE PICKED UP AT THE LOFT ON THE FINAL RACE DAY. THE BIRDS DESERVE A REST AND GOING THROUGH THE LOFT STRESSING THE BIRDS AFTER A LONG FLIGHT WILL NOT HAPPEN!  NO BIRDS WILL BE MAILED BACK UNTIL THEY HAVE RESTED 5 DAYS AFTER THE FINAL RACE.

11. NO PIGEON BRED BY OR BANDED BY THE LOFT MANAGER OR FAMILY MEMBER IS ALLOWED IN THIS RACE.

12. NO POOLING OF ANY KIND WILL BE ALLOWED IN ANY FORM. ALL ENTRY’S PAID OUT 100% TO THE BREEDERS ONLY.

13. ALL WINNINGS $600.00 OR ABOVE REQUIRES AN IRS W9 FORM BEFORE YOU RECEIVE ANY PAYMENT. ALL FORMS MUST COMPLY WITH IRS STANDARDS.

14. ANY BIRD NOT GOING TO THE FIRST RACE IN WHICH THE ENTRY HAS BEEN PAID WILL BE REFUNDED THAT ENTRY FEE AFTER THE SERIES IS OVER OR YOU MAY USE IT FOR CREDIT TOWARDS NEXT YEARS RACE. PLEASE PRINT OFF THE BASKET LIST OF THE 1ST RACE SO YOU WILL KNOW WHAT BIRDS OF YOURS WENT TO THE FIRST RACE.

15. ELECTRONIC FAILURE OF ANY NATURE THAT CAUSES THE CLOCKING SYSTEM TO GO DOWN CAN RESULT IN THE SCRATCHING OF THAT RACE AND THE RACE WILL THEN BE REFLOWN.

16. THE LOFT MANAGER HAS THE FINAL DECISION IN ALL MATTERS.

ENDING STATEMENT.

     WE ALL SHARE A LOVE FOR OUR BIRDS SO LETS ALL HAVE A GREAT TIME AND LET THE SKILL OF THESE WINGED ATHLETES BRING THEM HOME SAFELY EACH WEEK.  I HOPE TO SEE YOU BACK IN 2015 REGARDLESS OF YOUR OUTCOME OF THE SERIES BECAUSE REST ASSURED THAT YOUR PIGEONS HAVE BEEN WELL TAKEN CARE OF, MANAGED WELL, TRAINED AND CONDITIONED PROPERLY AND IT IS NOW UP TO THEM AND THE BREEDING BEHIND THEM TO SHOW US WHAT THEY HAVE!

I WISH EVERYONE OF YOU THE BEST! 

Randy Goodpasture/Loft Manager

 

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