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World Championship for Racing Pigeons 2012

Conditions for participation

The World Championship is open to participation by national selections belonging to the Federations registered in the FCI. Each country's selection will be composed of 25 pigeons, each with 2012 leg ring.

Final Race

Sunday, 16th of September 2012

Liberation Site - Chomutov (Czech Republic), 420 km

Classification

  • Individual classification
  • Classification by Country (Average of the three best pigeons)
  • Ace Pigeon classification (Sum of the Places obtained in the three last official trainings and the final competition)

Prizes

Individual Classification / Ace Pigeons / Countries:

1st price: Gold Medal

2nd price: Silver Medal

3rd price: Bronze Medal

Participation Diplomas will be delivered to all the pigeon fanciers that are members of the national selections from the participating countries.

World Youth Championship 2012

Conditions for participation

The World Youth Championship is open to participation by national selections belonging to the Federations registered in the FCI. The pigeon fanciers who are members of the national selections may not be older than 25 years. Each country's selection will be composed of 15 pigeons, each with 2012 leg ring.

Final Race

Sunday, 16th of September 2012

Liberation Site - Chomutov (Czech Republic), 420 km

Classification

  • Individual classification
  • Classification by Country (Average of the three best pigeons)
  • Ace Pigeon classification (Sum of the Places obtained in the three last official trainings and the final competition)

Prizes

Individual Classification / Ace Pigeons / Countries:

1st price: Gold Medal

2nd price: Silver Medal

3rd price: Bronze Medal

Participation Diplomas will be delivered to all the pigeon fanciers that are members of the national selections from the participating countries.

General conditions

What is the period for reception of the pigeons?

The young birds should be sent between 15th April to 15th May 2012.

What is the age of the pigeons at the time of sending?

At the time of sending the pigeons may not exceed 25-30 days of age.

Vaccination of the pigeons

Pigeons have to be vaccinated before their shipment against paramyxovirosis. Document that mentions the date of vaccination and specifies the vaccine used has to be attached.

What documents should be sent with pigeons?

The following documents should be sent with pigeons:

  • Health Certificate
  • Pedigrees + Ownership Documents
  • Declaration of vaccination against paramyxovirosis (Newcastle's Disease). Indicate the vaccine used.
  • Invoice / Declaration of donation to the Slovak Pigeon Fanciers Federation with the notation "No commercial value "

How to send the pigeons from overseas?

If you intend to send the pigeons by plane, please follow these steps:

  • Send, by fax or e-mail, the carrier letter number, a list with identification of all the pigeons, a copy of the health certificates and an invoice/a declaration of donation to the Slovak Pigeon Fanciers Federation with the notation "No commercial value ". NOTE: Send the original documents with the cargo (pigeons).
  • Send the pigeons to the following destination:
  • Slovenský zväz chovateľov poštových holubov
  • Letisko M.R.Štefánika – Airport Bratislava, a.s.
  • Bratislava
  • Slovakia
  • WARNING

    The pigeons should not arrive on weekends due to customs being closed on these days.

    Miscellaneous

    All the pigeons will be ringed with electronic rings, since they will be registered by the electronic TAURIS system

    Slovak Association of Pigeon Fanciers (SZCHPH) will keep informed all the participants and public about progress of the Competition on regular basis via official website olympiad2013.sk/championship.

    Property of the pigeons

    All the participating pigeons are considered to be the property of the SZCHPH, being up to them to decide their disposition.