Rules & Information

 

    Accepting birds Feb 15, 2017 - May 15, 2017  (Back ups will be accepted until June 15)

 

 

  • Lone Star Classic - Race (High Roller Tournament)    and Lone Star Derby - Race (Challenger Series)

  • will be a series of four races flown to one loft.  Both Classic & Derby Races will be liberated together.

  • Perch Fees:  $  1 25.00 per bird or $500.00 for 5 bird team,  Perch fees must accompany birds upon arrival and are non-refundable.

  • Entry Fees   Lone Star Classic  - $500.00 per bird

  •                      Lone Star Derby      $250.00 per bird

  •                      Both  Races            - $750.00 per bird

  • All entry fees must be paid in full within 10 days after the 100 mile tune-up race to maintain eligibility.

  • Entry fees received for birds lost prior to the 1st race will receive a credit for next years race.

  • Any bird(s) not activated by the deadline will become the property of the LSC. Your bird(s) will then be sold on a first-come first-served basis for the cost of their entry fee. The purchaser will own that bird  and all its winnings. The breeder (not LSC) agrees to provide a pedigree to the new owner.

  • FREE Perch Fees: If none of your birds from a 5 or 10 bird team make it to the final race, you get free perch fees for a team the following year only : provided that your entire team was activated by you and all birds were present at the replacement deadline.Our goal is to get your birds to the final race

  •  Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Every bird will be vaccinated for P.M.V. and POX upon arrival . The 9th and 10th flights will be pulled.

  • The loft manager reserves the right to make any and all decisions.

  • All correspondence concerning your team(s) needs to refer back to the birds number associated with each team. Each syndicate will have one person responsible for money and correspondence.

  • Lost or injured birds may be replaced by June 15, 2017.

  • You are welcome by appointment to visit our loft and look inside at the birds.

  • Capital Prizes:                     First Race    -   150 miles      Second Race   -   250 miles       

  • Third Race      -   300 miles     and   Fourth Race     -  350 miles       Will be paid by clocking order .

  • Average speed paid by the clock. Computed on Total Distance/Total Time. The bird with the highest credits in 350-mile race breaks a tie.

  • Ties in the clock will be given the same position number and their winnings will be added together and split equally.

  • If a bird fails clock due to piggy back or chip malfunction, (LSC) will verify the bird is in the drop and it will then be placed as last in that drop.

  • All entered birds must compete in the entire race series.

  • All races will stop 36 hours after release time. Any paying position not filled within 36 hours will be divided equally with all clocked birds.

  • Winners will be announced on the day of the 350 mile race, but will remain unofficial for 15 days. All races will be paid no sooner than 30 days and no later than 45 days after the final (350 mile) race.

  •  A completed IRS (W-9 form) will be required if you win $600.00 or more.

  •   November______2017 . Everyone please come for fun, food and camaraderie.

  • (LSC) will begin shipping birds back to owner the first week of December 2017.

  • If you would like your activated birds returned to you after the final 350-mile race, there will be a $65.00 per box fee, with a four bird per box limit.

  • Return fees must be paid within 14 days of final (350 mile) race . If fees are not received in full within 14 days, the remaining birds will become the property of the (LSC).

  • Any lofts that won can have their shipping and box fee deducted from their winnings.

  • LSC has a No-Kill policy for unclaimed birds.

  • We will post all training tosses starting at 20 miles.

  • participants can now watch our Live Video and follow us on our GPS tracking system. You can be with us every step of the way.

 

All birds, checks, and correspondence should be sent to:

 

4 Races

150     250    300    350

Ron Caram -
Spinks Loft
1551 Burleson-Retta Rd.
Burleson, Tx. 76028