SEASON 6 - RULES and PAYOUT

NOTE: Info Updated April 9, 2021
FOR SEASON 7 - ACCEPTING BIRDS
FROM APRIL 1st - AUGUST 31st, 2021

 

PERCH FEE:

(Due with shipping of birds)

1 BIRD $125

6 BIRDS $600

12 BIRDS $1,000

Bands will be covered and birds will be chipped upon arrival. Youngsters will be vaccinated for PMV upon arrival.

Birds will be kept on a progressive health program.

All necessary products and supplements will be used

to ensure the health of the team.

 

ACTIVATION FEE:

$300 per BIRD

All birds must be activated by owner. 

Any birds not activated will be sold off, new owner will be awarded any prizes. Race will be paid on clocking order, no drops or splits. Prizes will be awarded according to the printed race result sheet.

 

CLICK HERE

TO SIGN UP AND REGISTER YOUR TEAM!

4 - RACE SERIES

THERE WILL BE AN 80-90 MILE TUNE UP RACE PRIOR TO ACTIVATION

ACTIVATION RACE - 100 MILES

All birds must be activated before the 100 mile race.

1st RACE - 150 MILE RACE

1st RACE - 150 MILE RACE

3rd RACE - 150 MILE RACE

FINAL RACE - 350-450 MILES

We will get the birds to fly at least 8 hours on the wings!

Decisions as well as releases will be determined by a 5 man race committee. All decisions of the committee will be final.

We reserve the right to hold a 300 through to 400 mile race depending on projected wind conditions and wind directions.

Proposed dates are all subject to change depending on anticipated weather conditions at the time.

 

Big Andy's International One Loft Challenge is protected by a state of the art security system, including cameras, alarms, and recording devices.

 

EUROPEAN TEAM PARTICIPANTS:

Quarantine fee of  €55 per bird is required.

SHIPPING ADDRESS:

ANDY LARENTZAKIS

11425 Sunshine Grove Rd.

Brooksville FL 34614

 
PLEASE NOTE:
 
TOP 10 birds in the Final Race and TOP 5 OVERALL ACE BIRDS will be sold on PIPA 50-50.
SEASON 6
PRIZE PAYOUT
450-500 MILES To Be Announced SOON!
ACE PIGEON -Top 8 Birds Win PRIZES:
(Based on Average Speed)

1.          10,000.00

2.            6,500.00

3.            4,000.00

4.            2,500.00

5.            2,000.00

6.            1,500.00

7.            1,500.00

8.            1,500.00

PRIZE PAYOUT FOR FINAL RACE:

1st - $100,000 (first drop*)

2nd - $30,000

3rd -  $15,000

4th  -  $10,000

5th -     $7,500

6th  - 10th  $5,000 

11 to 20th   $3,000

21 to 30th   $2,000

31 to 100th   $1,000

  • *FIRST DROP ON FINAL RACE ONLY!   Arrival of the first pigeons together will be considered a drop and paid equally – (if 3 pigeons arrive together – the top 3 prizes will be added together     and split evenly among the first 3 pigeons). If one pigeon does not trap that arrived with the first pigeons this pigeon will be considered on the drop until another pigeon arrives. All other prizes will be paid by clocking order.

150 Miles - No Payout

204 Miles - First  10 birds will be awarded 500 points!

262 Miles - First 15 birds will be awarded 500 points!

For those who are interested we will have three additional categories available to those who wish to participate as follows:

BRONZE - cost to participate $50.00 per bird (participation fee BEFORE 11.00 AM April 12th)

SILVER - cost to participate $100.00 per bird (participation fee BEFORE 11.00 AM April 12th )

GOLD - cost to participate $100.00 per bird  (participation fee BEFORE 11.00 AM April 12th)

 

Remember participation in these  three special categories requires  you to arrange to pay the fixed participation fee BEFORE 11.00 AM. On Monday April 12th. After 11:00 AM no further participation in these categories will be allowed!

Contact Big Andy direct and payment by VISA or VELLE, or other arrangements directly with BIG Andy.

 

 
SEASON 6 RULES :

To enter “Big Andys One Loft Race” you must be 19 years old or older.

To maintain eligibility,  in “Big Andys One Loft Race” all birds MUST be activated and all fees paid on or before the due date.

A completed IRS (W-9 Form) will be required prior to awarding any prizes valued at $600.00 or more. Such awards will reported as required by IRS regulations.

If no birds are home on the 1st day of the final race, the final race will remain open for 2 additional days and if  no bird is home by the end of the 3rd day, all prize monies will be refunded minus 15% for race day expenses.

15% of race fees will be withheld  by “Big Andys One Loft Race” for race expenses.

“Big Andys One Loft Race” reserves the right to make any and all decisions , and all decisions are final.

“Big Andys One Loft Race” reserves the  right to settle any any and  all disputes that may arise and the decision of “Big Andys One Loft Race”  will be final.

“Big Andys One Loft Race” reserves the right to refuse entry(ies) to ( and  to prohibit any individual, or group of individuals or company from participation in “Big Andys One Loft Race” ) any breeder or attendee to the “Big Andys One Loft Race” at their discretion.

“Big Andys One Loft Race” reserves the right to refuse entry to  our  physical location to any person  seeking to attend any of the preliminary or final races at our discretion.

Race dates are understood to be subject to the weather conditions at the time and “Big Andys One Loft Race” reserves the right to change dates as required.

 

*FIRST DROP ON THE FINAL RACE ONLY!   Arrival of the first pigeons together will be considered a drop and paid equally – (if 3 pigeons arrive together – the top 3 prizes will be added together  and split evenly among the first 3 pigeons). If one pigeon does not trap that arrived with the first pigeons this pigeon will be considered on the drop until another pigeon arrives. All other prizes will be paid by clocking order.

 

“Big Andy's One Loft Race” reserves the right to at their sole discretion to make all decisions as regards the care, training & management of birds entered

 

Any birds entered into “Big Andys One Loft Race”  will be considered the property of the person entering the birds into the race.

”Big Andys One Loft Race” will not become involved in any way with any alleged ownership disputes, said disputes must be resolved between  those entering the birds and the alleged rightful owners.

 

“Big Andys One Loft Race” is not responsible in any way for setteling alleged ownership issues, birds will  be returned to the official entrant..

 

“Big Andys One Loft Race” will only make  prize payment directly to and only in the name of the official entrant to “Big Andys One Loft Race” and no exceptions will be made to this rule.

Any unforeseen circumstances will be settled by Big Andy -----“Acts of God”, which are defined as major events beyond human control, such as  virulent  disease outbreaks, natural disasters ( including hurricanes,tornadoes, wildfires, flooding etc.) , governmental actions, acts of terror or war, or other catastrophic events, that by their nature, make it impossible for the race to proceed as planned– in these unavoidable cases the birds will be shipped back ( if permissible by law) to breeders at breeders expense along with paid entry fees.

 

All birds will be  available to be returned to their official entrants after  the conclusion of “Big Andy’s One Loft Race” series. Official entrants will be required to pay  the shipping expenses. If an entrant does not want their birds returned other arrangements will be made  by “Big Andy’s One Loft Race” at their sole discretion. Pick up at our location or shipping confirmation and instructions must be made  within two weeks of “Big Andy’s One Loft Race” posting the request.

 
NOTE FOR THE WINNERS!

Any participant that wins over $600.00 in prize money  is required by law to provide us with a completed IRS - W9 acknowledgement form  (no payments will be made until we have this form completed signed and dated). You can find the W9  Acknowledgement form at:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf

CONTACTS:

MICHAEL CORTEZ:   787-368-7692

BIG ANDY:  352-3456613

EMAIL: BigAndysOLR@gmail.com

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BIG ANDY'S INTERNATIONAL ONE LOFT CHALLENGE

www.bigandysoneloftrace.com