Please ship all birds to:


South Magnolia Classic, Garry McDaniel

1238 Hwy. 43, Columbia, MS 39429


Make check or payment out to:


Garry McDaniel c/o South Magnolia Classic

  • Accepting birds March 1, 2019 through June 1, 2019. We’ll be taking a maximum of 500 birds. Replacement birds will be accepted up to June 15, 2019.​

  • Perch fee $100.00 per bird (non-refundable). Pre-payment of perch fees after Jan 1st is the only way to confirm perch reservations. Birds that arrive without perch fees will not enter the loft. You may also get 6 birds for a perch fee of $500.00.

  • Entry Fee: $200.00 per bird mandatory due after the 100 mile activation race.

  • Birds will be quarantined for at least 7 days upon arrival. Birds will be vaccinated for PMV/herpes & 30-day boosters. They will also be treated for coccidiosis, canker, and internal/external parasites.

  • All birds will have their 9th and 10th flight pulled.

  • Visitors are always welcome, by appointment.

  • All eligible birds must be activated 3 days prior to 150 mile race to maintain eligibility. Birds not activated by the breeder will be listed as available to purchase.

  • The average will be for the 4 races.

  • Birds will be trained 2 or 3 times per week, if weather permits.

  • The race dates are subject to change according to weather and/or bird conditions.

  • The race courses are set up to be north-northeast to south-southwest to take advantage of wind direction. The birds should average 1000-1300 ypm.

  • Prizes will be paid in the clocking order for all of the races. In the event of a piggy back, the bird will be placed at the end of that group of birds. If there’s a tie for the ten thousand place, the two birds will split the prizes for both places.

  • Tentative schedule is 100-mile activation on September 22nd, 2019. The 150 mile race September 29th, 2019. The 200 mile race will take place on October 6, 2019. Next, the 250 mile race will be on October 12, 2019. Lastly, the 300 mile race will be on October 20, 2019.

  • All races will end 52 hours after release time. Any position not filled by them will be divided among the clocked birds. All races will be paid within 30 days of the final race.

  • Birds not activated by at least 3 days prior to the 150 mile race may be activated by another breeder. If the bird is not activated, it becomes the property of South Magnolia Classic. Birds not claimed at least 5 days after the final race will also become the property of SMC.

  • Birds will be shipped back at the expense of the breeder. Prices are $60.00 for 2 birds and $10.00 for each additional bird.

  • 10% of the entry fees will be held for expenses.

  • Breeders must be 18 years or older to participate.

  • W-9 forms will have to completed for prizes over $600.00.

  • We will be using Topigeon Clocking System and Wincompanion will have the races in live time.