Race Rules


Accepting birds February 19th through April 20th. We will be taking a maximum of 350 birds.

Replacement birds accepted up to May 25th.

Perch Fee:  $100 per bird or 6 birds $500 or 10 birds $850

Please send payment with the birds, birds that do not have paid perch fees will not enter the racing loft.

Entry Fee: $200 per bird Mandatory due after 100 Mile activation race.

Birds will be quarantined for at least 7 days upon arrival. Birds will be vaccinated for PMV/HERPES & 30-day booster, treated for coccidiosis, canker, and internal/external parasites.

REFUND POLICY---- If a Breeder does not basket at least 1 bird from his team for the final race and has not won any prizes in the previous races He/She will recieve one free perch fee for the next year.

All birds will be on lights and birds received before May 1st birds will have their 9th and 10th flight pulled.

Visitors are always welcome by appointment.

All eligible birds must be activated 3 days prior 1st race to maintain eligibility. Birds not activated by breeders will be listed as available.

Three Race Average Speed Series.

Birds will be trained twice a week during races.

Race dates subject to change due to weather conditions and condition of the birds.

The race course will be NNE. We have a predominantly South wind. If winds hold true the races should be headwind occasionally there out of the north. The birds should be in the 900 - 1200 YPM range depending on the wind that day.

Prizes paid by the first drop then clocking order for the remaining 20 spots. In the event of a piggyback bird on the drop that bird will be identified and place at the back of that clocking group. In the event of a tie, those birds will share the combined winnings equally.

The final race will be officiated by Certify One Services.

 100 Mile Activation  October 5th
 150 Miles October 12th
 250 Mile October 19th
 325 Mile October 28th

 All races will stop 48 hours after release time. Any position not filled within 48 hours will be divided equally with all clocked birds for that race. All races will be paid within 30 days of the final race.

Birds not activated by the time of the first race may be activated by another breeder. All unactivated birds will become the property of Sooner Challenge OLR. Birds not claimed 5 days after final race will become the property of Sooner Challenge OLR.

If a flyer does not basket at least one (1) bird out of his/her race team for the final race and has not won prize or money in any other race during the race series that flyer will get one (1) free perch fee with following year's team sent in.

Birds will be shipped back at breeder’s expense at a rate of $60 for the first 2 birds and then $10 for each additional bird. Birds not claimed 5 days after the last race will become the property of Sooner Challenge OLR.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

W-9 forms will need to be completed if winnings are over $600.

We will be using TOPIGEON clocking system and Wincompanion for live viewing.

Ship Birds to:

Sooner Challenge
Rex Urbany
729 Streetman Rd.
Mead, OK. 73449

Please make checks payable to Sooner Challenge