Pattaya International Pigeon Race
Pigeons collecting : 1st  March 2018 -  30th June 2018
Application :
1. application must fill in the application form and submit it together with the pedigree certificate to the corresponding person or the competition organizer.
2.In the event that the applicant is not the true owner of the pigeons , such application must obtain an approval for sending the pigeon or a letter of authorization from the owner of the pigeons.
3. After the pigeon has been sent to the loft and is under the supervision of the organizer, the participant/breeder shall have no right to engage in a physical contact with the pigeon
4.The organizer will cover the chip ring of each participating pigeon in order to prevent possible fraudulence.
5. In each round of competition, the color of the ring cover will be changed, and in the final round the ring cover will be removed.
 
Application fee :
1. The application fee is 550$ per pigeon
2. The participant/breeder shall make an advance payment of 550 US$ to the organizer as a raising allowance for the first pigeon whereby such payment shall be made for every 10 pigeons :
  Example 1 : 10 submitted pigeons shall be subject to 550 US$
  Example 2 : 20 submitted pigeons shall be subject to 1,100 US$ (550x2)
  Example 3 : 11  submitted pigeons shall be subject to 1,100 US$ (550x2)
3. Upon completion of the qualifying round at 120 km, the participant/breeder shall pay for the application fee according to the number of returned pigeons, with deduction of the advance payment that had already been paid, This will activate qualified pigeons for the 3 subsequent races. For example, if 8 put of 10 pigeons returned after the qualifying round at 120 km,the participant/breeder shall pay the application fee for the remaining 7 pigeons.
4. The advance payment of 550 US$ for the application fee of the first pigeon is non-refundable under any circumstances.
5. The owner of the pigeons shall be solely responsible for the expense pertaining to the transportation of pigeons to Thailand.
6. Prize money will be paid in the same currency as the collected fee.
7. Two currencies are acceptable for the payment, which include Thai Baht and US$. The organizer will use the foreign exchange rate of bank of Thailand as a criterion for exchange Thai Baht to US Dollar.   
 
 
Before the qualifying round at 120 km :
1. In the event of a sick, dead or lost pigeon during training, the organizer will inform the participant/breeder of such incident; whereby the participant/breeder may replace such pigeon with a new one. (during 1st March 2018 - 30th June 2018)
2. The Organizer will not be responsible for the illness, death, or loss of pigeons in any cases.
 
After the qualifying round at 120 km :    
1. The organizer will announce the results of the qualifying round through website or other channels , and will issue invoice to the participants/breeder.
2. For pigeons that returned within the first 3 days from the date of release at the qualifying round (120 km), the participant/breeder shall pay the application fee of all returned pigeons, with no exception.
3. The participants/breeder shall make a payment for the application fee within 5 days from the return-date of pigeons in the qualifying round (120 km). In the event of failure to make such payment within the specified time, all pigeons shall be under the ownership of the organizer. In this case, the organizer shall have the right to sell such pigeons or proceed with any other action as deemed appropriate; whereby the prize money and proceeds from an auction shall be under the ownership of the new owner or the organizer.
4. For pigeons that returned after the first 3 days, the participant/breeder may choose whether or not to pay the application fee in order for the pigeons to be eligible for the next rounds of competition. If the participants/breeder decided not to pay the application fee, such pigeons shall be under the ownership of the organizer, In this case, the organizer shall have the right to sell such pigeons or proceed with any other actions as deemed appropriate; whereby he prize money and proceed from an auction shall be under the ownership of the new owner or the organizer.
5. Pigeons in the qualifying round (120 Km) that returned after 3 days but before the first race shall still be deemed as qualified. The participant/breeder may pay the application fee in order for such pigeons to be eligible for the next rounds of competition. If the participants/breeder decided not to pay the application fee, such pigeons shall be under the ownership of the organizer, In this case, the organizer shall have the right to sell such pigeons or proceed with any other actions as deemed appropriate; whereby he prize money and proceed from an auction shall be under the ownership of the new owner or the organizer.
6. In the event that the pigeon has a new owner who had already paid the application fee or the pigeon is under the ownership of the organizer, the original owner shall have no right in the prizes and any proceeds from an auction, regardless of the fact that he/she was the original sender of the pigeon.
7. In the event of loss or injury of the pigeon after the qualifying round at 120 km, the application fee will not be refunded in any case.
 
 
 
 
Ace Pigeons Prize :    
 
Since this is a one loft race, the racing distance of each pigeon is equal. Hence, the  ace pigeon prize will be awarded to the pigeon that is in the top rank of all 3 races, which are at 330 km , 430 km and 530 km. The pigeon with the lowest sum of ranking will be the winner, In the case of an equal sum of the ranking, the winning pigeon shall be determined from the ranking in the final race (530 km) The pigeon with the best ranking will be considered as the ace pigeon.
 
Team Prize :
 
Pigeons that are eligible for the team prize are pigeons that had passed the qualifying round at 120 km. The participant/breeder shall select 10 pigeons to form one team and so on; and must be name each team as  A,B and C , Respectively. The number of teams shall be in accordance with the number of pigeons available to form a team, The Participating/breeder must inform the organizer, in writing, og the number on the chip ring of each pigeon in the team in order to serve as evidence. The teams must be formed within 3 days from the return date of pigeons in the qualifying round at 120 km
 In the event that the participant/breeder has more than 10 pigeons that passed the qualifying round (120km), the Participant/breeder shall select 10 pigeons to form a team (team A). If there are another 10 pigeons remaining, Such pigeons shall be formed into a new team (Team B). In this event that the number of remaining pigeons is less than 10, such pigeons cannot be formed into a team and will not be eligible for the team prize. However, They will still be eligible for the single prizes.