Entry fee R7500 for 1 entry with 4 reserve pigeons, an entry form must be completed and sent to the organizers via email or a copy must accompany your pigeons sent to the lofts. (A team will consist of 5 pigeons one entry and 4 reserve pigeons; transport cost as well as quarantine costs from any country outside of South Africa must be paid by the entrant!)
Only ENTERED pigeons compete for any prize money in the hot spots and the ace pigeon competition as well as the final race.
Planned Races Schedule:
Race Date Race Description Race Point Distance
8-Dec Hot Spot 1 Winburg 220km
15-Dec Hot Spot 2 Verkeerdevlei 220km
29-Dec Hot Spot 3 Verkeerdevlei 250km
19-Jan Hot Spot 4 Glen 292km
1-Feb Final Race Springfontein 450km
Prize money : Final race early February ’19
R1 000 000, (based on 300 paid entries)
11th – 15th 15000
16th – 20th 10000
21st – 40th 2000
Prize Money Hot 1,2,3 and 4
6th – 15th 2000
Ace Pigeon Competition only pigeons
activated before hot spot 1 take part
(4 x hot spots and final to count)
6th – 20th 1000
Entrance Fee 1 entry + 4 reserves
Ace pigeon competition:
Only activated pigeons on hot spot 1 will be eligible for the ace pigeon competition. The ace pigeon will be determined on the shortest flying time over the 4 hot spots and the final race combined.
After the final race we auction the birds. The breeder gets 50% of the selling prize in excess of R750 of all pigeons he activated for the final race if a pigeon is sold for less than R750 all will be offset against costs.
Every entrant must supply a pedigree of his pigeons on auction in order to be entitled to this kickback.
Intake will be from 14 May 2018 till 17 August 2018. (Pigeons to be rung with officially recognized 2018 rings. Please note: no pigeons previously entered in any other competition at Carnival Lofts will be accepted.)
Anything not covered herein will be published on our website and/or announced by subsequent short messages notice or emails. Kindly pay due attention to these as they will become part of the rules of entry.
All the prize money mentioned above is subject to a minimum of 300 pigeons paid for @ hot spot 1.
We require agents or shippers from various parts of the globe if you are interested to become an agent please contact Herman via email firstname.lastname@example.org