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Attendees: Jack, John, Phil, Gary M, Mario, Sue 

Called to order: 1:19PM

Minutes from Feb 1, 2020 meeting read. John moved to approved. Minutes accepted.

Treasurer’s report (attached) read. John moved to approved. Minutes accepted. 

 

Old Birds

Phil handed out diplomas from 2020 OB season.

                Champion Loft: Gary Miller
                Champion Bird: John Selling
                Average Speed: 3rd John Stelling, 2nd Jack Babcock, 1st Phil Wilson

 

New Business:

Direction of Flight:  YB direction of flight was voted to be Northwest.

Race Schedule: Gary moved, John seconded, to have the following schedule. The club voted to approved

Date

Station

Driver

Oct 3, 2020

Nageezi

Mario

Oct 10, 2020

Angel Peak

Cesar (tentative)

Oct 17, 2020

Cortez

Phil

Oct 24, 2020

Nageezi

Gary Miller

Oct 31, 2020

Monticello

Phil

Nov 7, 2020

Angel Peak

Phil

Nov 14, 2020

Green River

Gary Miller

 

Bond Race: Jack moved and it was seconded and approved by the club: We will operate under the same rules as used in 2019:

Note that this bond race is open to all pigeon flyers in the Albuquerque area. You do not have to be a NWFRPC member to buy bonds.

Station - Green River, Utah

Date: - November 14, 2020

Entry Fee: $25 per bond payable no later than Oct 1, 2019

Payout: -              1st place 50% of total

2nd place 30% of total

3rd place 20% of total

If no birds come in within the timeframe established by AU rules, payout will go to club. Also – if only one bird comes in, it will get 100% of payout. If two birds come in, the payout will be 60% for 1st and 40% for 2nd.

On November 9, each flyer must give his list of his birds by the end of the day. You may email or hand deliver your list to Phil Wilson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). If you have any questions contact Phil Wilson.

 

Club voted to remove Article XV, Section 1. Article XV, Section 6 of the bylaws reads “As voted on by the membership: The direction of flight for the old bird and young bird seasons will be from the North West direction.

 

Old Business:

Small Trailer: Gary moved, Phil seconded, and club approved for the club to buy the small trailer Jack owns for our club.

Modifying Trailer: Phil moved, John seconded, and club approved for Gary M to make 4 addition crates for small trailer and to modify existing crates for feeding and watering, costs not to exceed $400.

 

New Member:

The club welcomes Tim Brake as a new member.

 

Meeting Adjourned at 2:12PM

Attendees: Jack, John, Phil, Gary M, Cesar, Mario, Gary A, Sue 

Called to order: 1:14PM

Minutes from Dec 14, 2020 meeting read. John moved to approved. Minutes accepted.

Treasurer’s report (attached) read. John moved to approved. Minutes accepted. 

 

New Business:

Race Schedule: Phil moved to have the following schedule. It was seconded and approved

Date

Station

Driver

April 11, 2020

Nageezi

Cesar

April 18, 2020

Cortez

John

April 25, 2020

Monticello

Mario

May 2, 2020

Green River

Gary M

May 9, 2020

Price, UT

Phil

May 16, 2020

Nageezi

Cesar

May 23, 2020

TBD (500 mi race)

Phil

Bond Race: Phil will be organizer and contact for YB Bond Race

2021 NWF Bands from AU: Gary A wants 100, Phil wants 100, Gary M wants 100, and we’ll get 100 non-assigned bands for a total of 400 bands.

 

Old Business:

Trailer: The small trailer Jack owns is probably too small for our club. It can be modified, but since we have the larger crates, the club decided not to use it at this time. We estimated about 170 birds for OB:

                Gary A                  25
                Cesar                    25
                Mario                   10
                Gary M                 35 max
                Phil                        30
                John                      15
                Jack                        40

 

Meeting Adjourned at 2:52PM

 

 

Attendees: Phil, Gary M, Mario, John, Jack, Sue

Called to order: 12:10PM

 

Minutes from Jan 26, 2019 meeting read. Phil moved to accept, Gary M seconded, motion passed

Treasurer’s report read. John moved to accept, Phil seconded, motion passed

 

Old Business

Aluminum crates – Phil need to take them over to Gary M

Awards from 2019 OB season handed out:

                      First place race winners

                                Nageezi: John
                                Angel Peak: Jack
                                Cortez: Jack
                                Monticello: Jack
                                Green River: Gary A
                                Price: Jack

                                Average Speed: Jack
                                Champion Bird: John
                                Champion Loft: Jack
                                Master Loft: John

This was a very tough race season with a lot of losses

 

New Business

AU Bands – 300 NWF bands have been ordered

Chip Bands – motion to order 400 made by Phil. John seconded. Motion carried.

Bond Race

Note that this bond race is open to all pigeon flyers in the Albuquerque area. You do not have to be a NWFRPC member to buy bonds.

Station - Green River, Utah

Date: - 1st or 2nd weekend in November

Entry Fee: $25 per bond payable no later than Oct 1, 2019

Payout: -              1st place 50% of total

2nd place 30% of total

3rd place 20% of total

If no birds come in within the timeframe established by AU rules, payout will go to club. Also – if only one bird comes in, it will get 100% of payout. If two birds come in, the payout will be 60% for 1st and 40% for 2nd.

On about October 27, 2019 (at strike-off for the Monticello or Moab race - TBD) a form will be issued for each person who has purchased bonds. You must list your birds on the form by the end of the day on October 28, 2019. You may email or hand deliver your form to Phil Wilson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). If you have any questions contact Phil Wilson or Jack Babcock.

 

YB Schedule

Phil proposed following schedule

Date

Station

Driver

Oct 5, 2019

Nageezi

Mario

Oct 12, 2019

Angel Peak

Cesar or Phil

Oct 19, 2019

Cortez

Jack

Oct 26, 2019

Nageezi

John

Nov 2, 2019

Monticello

Gary M

Nov 9, 2019

Green River

Phil

Jack moved to accept schedule, John seconded. Motion carried.

 

12:57 Adjourn

Called to order: 12:07PM

Attendees: Jack, Sue, Phil, Gary M, David, Cesar, Mario

Minutes from last meeting were read, motion to approve by Phil, seconded and approved

Treasurer’s report read, motion to approve by Phil, seconded and approved

Old Business: Phil will get aluminum crates to Gary M soon

New Business:

Futurity versus Bond Race – in a bond race, typically bonds are purchased at the first YB race but birds to fly in the bond race are not nominated until the loading the birds for the bond race. Motion by Gary M: have bond race instead of futurity. Seconded and approved.

Old Bird Schedule:

Race Station

Date

Driver

Miles

Nageezi

April 6, 2019

Mario

100 mi station

Angel Peak

April 13, 2019

Cesar

125 mi station

Cortez, CO

April 20, 2019

Jack

200 mi station

Monticello, UT

April 27, 2019

Mario

250 mi station

Green River, UT

May 4, 2019

Phil

350 mi station

Price, UT

May 11, 2019

Phil

400 mi station

Optional 500 mi race

May 18, 2019

Phil

500 mi station

Club Supplies

  • chip bands: purchase 500. Phil will contact Deister to see if he can reduce shipping costs
  • AU bands: proposal is to purchase NWF bands instead of individual loft bands to see if this will reduce costs. Phil to investigate.
  • Diplomas: Sue will inventory current supply and order as needed.

Phil moves to adjourn. Seconded and approved.

Adjourn: 12:52PM

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