VRPU Schedule 2011 Old Birds


Date Race Point Basketing Particulars

02/07/11 Ararat Friday Fed 70c per bird

09/07/11 Ararat Friday Fed 70c per bird

16/07/11 Ararat Friday Fed 70c per bird

23/07/11 Dimboola Friday Fed $1.00 per bird

30/07/11 Dimboola Friday Fed $1.00 per bird

06/08/11 Dimboola Friday Fed $1.00 per bird

13/08/11 Dimboola Friday L Fyffe Mem Fed $1.00 per bird

20/08/11 Keith Thursday K Price Special $2.00 per bird

27/08/11 Keith Thursday Fed $1.00 per bird

03/09/11 Keith Thursday H Parkinson Prod $3.00 per bird

10/09/11 Murray Bridge Thursday Fed $1.50 per bird

17/09/11 Murray Bridge Thursday Fed $1.50 per bird

24/09/11 Murray Bridge Thursday Geo Whaley Mem $4.00 per bird

01/10/11 Morgan National Thursday 10 birds S Prior Cup $7.00 per bird

08/10/11 Ridgely Tasmania Wednesday Betty Clarke Mem $5.00 per bird

08/10/11 Morgan Thursday G R Rayner Mem $2.00 per bird

15/10/11 Morgan Thursday B Cotton Mem $2.00 per bird

22/10/11 Carrieton Wednesday P Stokoe Mem $4.00 per bird

05/11/11 Bookaloo Wednesday Union Cup $5.00 per bird

All liberation times will be advised via 1900 916 080

Basketing for the Produce, Tassy, Whaley, National, Stokoe Mem and Union Cup will be in the Union rooms.

Old bird transport levee of $300 to be paid on the basketing night of the first race 01/07/11

QUALIFYING RACES

Birds entered in an 800km event should have competed in an earlier event of at least 480km, and entries in a 950km event should have completed at least a 580km event. All races mentioned above are in the current season.

H. PARKINSON PRODUCE

All birds competing in this event must carry current issued rings approved by the executive. No two year olds or older rings will be accepted.

LIBERATIONS

Liberation times are left to the discretion of the liberation committee. Phone 1900 916 080 for release times and information regarding the release

POOLS

The pools for all federation events will be 50c, $1.00 and $2.00.

CLOCK PRODUCTION TIMES

In all old bird federation races up to and including 600km races, clocks are to be produced at the Union rooms within ninety minutes of clocking.

For races exceeding 600km, clocks are to be produced at the Union rooms at 8.00pm on the first day or on the second day as per your clock.

For races where clocking is on a weekday, production at the Union rooms at 8.00pm as per your clock.

The only occasions when these times can be exceeded is when a member is still within ninety minutes of clocking unless otherwise directed.

SECTIONS

The sections will be flown for on all old bird federation events. The number of birds entered in each section will govern the amount of prize money competed for in the Short and Long sections.

DISTANCES

Ararat 190km, Dimboola 300km, Keith 450km, Murray Bridge 575km, Morgan 670km,

Carrieton 835km, Bookaloo 960km ,Ridgeley 440km

PLEASE NOTE

NO PIGEON FLIER IS PERMITTED TO LIBERATE PIGEONS IN THE VICINITY OF AIRPORTS.