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RACE RULES

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How Our Races Work

To guarantee your birds fly in the 2021-2022 Texas Shootout please be sure you pay your Perch Fees by the deadline.

Just because you signed up online does not mean your birds are eligible.
 

You MUST pay by deadline to be eligible this year!

Please see Update Page for extended deadline information.

CLOCKING

Clocking Provided by Win Companion

PERCH FEES

Perch fees must be paid no later than APRIL 15th, 2021

​DO NOT WAIT TO MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS WITH Y

 

OUR BIRDS!

 

 

 

MAIL YOUR CHECKS TO THE

ADDRESS BELOW OR CALL FOR

OTHER PAYMENT OPTIONS:
 

Texas Shootout

103 S Washburn Streetr

Decatur, TX 76234

Deadline Extended

See Update Page for More Information

SHIPPING BIRDS

Accepting Birds

May 1 - June 30, 2021

 

Accepting Replacements Until July 1st

 

Ship birds to:

Texas Shootout

103 S Washburn Street

Decatur, TX 76234

RACE FEES

Perch Fees:

(1-4 birds) $275 per bird 

(5 or more birds) $200 per bird

 

DUE BY APRIL 15TH!

Race Fees: 

$500 per bird – due before December 22, 2021 – NO EXCEPTIONS

Must be 18 years of age to enter the race.

THIS IS A 4 RACE SERIES

Races will be 150, 250, 300 and 350 miles; beginning the first weekend in January 2022


150 Miles – Average Speed Only (January 8, 2022)
250 & 300 Miles – Trapping Order (January 15 & 22, 2022)
350 Miles – 1st Drop then Trapping Order (January 29, 2022)

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Important Information

Please read all of the information to answer your questions. If you still have questions, please contact us!

  • Ties on the 350-mile race will be given the same clocking # and winnings added together and split equally
     

  • Race dates are subject to weather
     

  • Average Speed Payouts will be 1st - 7th
     

  • Any unforeseen circumstances will be settled by CL Gage and Kenny Kelley.  All decisions will be final.
     

  • ALL birds MUST BE ACTIVATED to remain eligible for the races
     

  • All birds that have not been activated become the property of the race and will be auctioned off.
     

  • All birds that have been activated will be shipped back to the breeder after the race, at the owner’s expense.
     

  • If any race fee is not paid by the owner, that complete team of birds will be sold and all monies earned will go to the new payee. The bird(s) also becomes property of the payee
     

  • A completed W-9 will be required for winnings of $600 or more
     

  • No person involved with the Texas Shootout will be allowed to breed or enter birds into the race.
     

  • Average Speed paid by the clock. Computed by Wincompanion
     

  • If a bird does not clock, due to piggybacking or chip malfunction, and is verified the bird is in that drop, it will be placed last in that drop

  • Birds must be retrieved within 14 days after the final race or become the property of The Texas Shootout
     

  • $60 shipping per box for the first 2 birds, $10 for each additional bird.

Questions: Call Kenny Kelly at 214-802-4440 or Patti Gage at 817-929-9474