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2023 AU Convention

The Gulf Coast Homing Pigeon Association of Houston TX, members of the Texas Center, are proud to host the
2023 AU Convention
November 1 - 4, 2023

Spouses Welcome!!
Come join us for food, fun, races, auctions, seminars, and several special activities are being planned for spouses and all

2 Races - $20,000 to winner of each race - 300 miles
Race pays 1 place per 20 birds entered
Best breeder Average Speed of both races - $5000 to breeder
West side race flown on Thursday, November 2
East side race flown on Friday, November 3
Payouts depend on the number of birds entered

Entry fee:
$200 for single bird - place in loft of choice
$500 for 3 bird team entry - 2 birds in loft of choice, 3rd bird placed in rotation
No limit on number of birds you can enter

The first 30 birds from each race will be
auctioned off 2-3 weeks after the race.

Houston, Texas
Marriott Hotel South at Hobby Airport
Click here for Reservation Link
9100 Gulf Freeway
If you fly in, Hobby Airport recommended (Free shuttle service)

" Race money to be split 60% breeder/40% handler
" No handler can handle their own birds
" No handler can breed birds for others and handle those birds
" Accepting birds in March, April and May, replacements till June 30, 2023
" Ship Birds to: Sterling LeRoy, 7070 Evans St., Houston TX 77061 (NO Exceptions!) CHECK IN SHEET
" Payment must accompany birds when shipped - Make all checks payable to GCHPA
" Convention Committee will handle all disputes, decisions final
" GCHPA will take 15% of entry fee money and 20% of auction money for expenses
" You must be registered for the convention and badged for all hotel events
" Convention Registration Fee $230 due by October 10, 2023; after that $50 surcharge
" Send Registration Fee to Bim Crowder, 13815 Holland Rd., Dickinson TX 77539
" Room Rate: $109 booked prior to October 10, 2023.
" After the race, birds can be left with handlers to compete in special races; HCF and GSWC.

For more information contact Sterling LeRoy (713-202-5140) or Bud Williams (281-924-5197)

Youth Race Birds will ship on Friday for a Saturday Race.

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