0001    18 Oct 2021  09:47:37: Posted by TONY PERKINS from SAHPA SECRETARY,  
Bird of the year nominations are now due. Please text, email or
contact me on 0401 818 862 or sahpa.secretary@gmail.com

0002    18 Oct 2021  09:44:19: Posted by TONY PERKINS from SAHPA SECRETARY,  
Ace Pigeon Awards
Eligibility requirements
To be eligible the pigeon must be rung with a current SAHPA life ring
issued for that
year. It is the responsibility of the owner to nominate their bird at
the end of the
racing season.
Performance requirements
The pigeon must clock in the top 10% of the total number of birds
competing in the
race in three (3) different SAHPA races. The Urinates of the
qualifying races must
average 10% or less.

0003    17 Oct 2021  16:34:42: Posted by TONY PERKINS from SAHPA SECRETARY,  
Congratulations to the top six place getters.
1. DiMELLA F 218
2. STOJAKOVIC N 208
3. HAMILTON & FAWCETT 206
3. MARAFIOTE J 206
4. HORROCKS & SEIBOTH 189
5. NICOLI J P & N 162
6. GRIFFITH W & M 143
Thank you to all Members for following Covid rules which saw us
complete the season. Lets hope next year we can cross the border to
fly the intended NE line. The points race went down to the last race
seeing Fred DiMella come out on top. Well done Fred. Wishing you all
a good holiday season and thanks for your help through the year to
make my job easier.

0004    16 Oct 2021  07:20:16: Posted by TIM FAWCETT from SAHPA RELEASE PANEL,  
Marree No 3 16 October 2021. 75 Owners 1126 birds. Birds were
released at 7am, upon release the birds formed 1 batch but were
reluctant to leave taking 8 mins to clear the race point. Conditions
at release were fine and clear with a 15 km/hr S Wind. The convoyer
reported the birds fed and watered exceptionally well. Good luck in
todays race. Co-ordinates are the same.

0005    15 Oct 2021  13:33:15: Posted by GAVIN HARRIS from SALDC SECRETARY,  
Border Village 960km WNW of Adelaide. Birds were released at 7:30am,
they took 5 minutes to clear as 2 birds kept bringing them back, they
eventually all left together. Mostly 15km Southerly winds on the way
home, some SW. Peter Mundy reported plenty of rain over the last 2
days.

0006    14 Oct 2021  21:24:02: Posted by GAVIN HARRIS from SALDC SECRETARY,  
SA Champion Long Distance Points
The Top 10 with only one race remaining from Border Village.
HORROCKS & SEIBOTH 79 1
BURTON P 73 2
NICOLI JP & N 67 3
CUREA V 60 4
ADEL RACE LOFTS 59 5
STOKAKOVIC J & N 58 6
TIRRELL T D & J S 57 7
MAV C 55 8
HAMILTON & FAWCETT 53 9
MARAFIOTE J 52 10
KAKOSCHKE G 52 10

0007    14 Oct 2021  21:21:51: Posted by GAVIN HARRIS from SALDC SECRETARY,  
Border Village 960km WNW of Adelaide, 21 owners sent 134 birds. We
will announce the release time tomorrow morning once the Liberator
Peter Mundy is within phone coverage. First Light 6:49am, Sunrise
7:13, release may be 7:30 to 7:45, we have left it to the discretion
of the Liberator.

The SALDC have added an extra $650 to the prizemoney.

Denis Gao has donated a photo for the winner.
Greg Hamilton has donated $100 for the 1st Cock Prize.

Prizemoney
1st $500
2nd $250
3rd $150
4th $80
5th $75
6th $50
7th $40
8th $30

Pools
1st $161
2nd $69

Loft Calcutta
1st $187
2nd $112
3rd $75

Results to be processed at clocking centres on Saturday night.

0008    10 Oct 2021  18:44:54: Posted by GAVIN HARRIS from SALDC SECRETARY,  
Border Village 960km WNW of Adelaide, near the WA Border. Hampering
Tuesday night at SAHPA Hall from 6:30pm, Open to any age birds,
planned to release on Friday. Expecting Southerly winds, closer to
home South West winds. Nomination $20/bird, 5th bird free. King
Pool of $10 and Loft Calcutta to be held after hampering.

0009    10 Oct 2021  11:50:22: Posted by TONY PERKINS from SAHPA SECRETARY,  
Horrocks training released at 10:45 birds left immediately

0010    08 Oct 2021  07:51:33: Posted by TIM FAWCETT from SAHPA RELEASE PANEL,  
Coober Pedy co-ordinates remain unchanged.