British Falcon Races 2020 – Finals
Join us for the 2020 British Falcon Racing Trials this September!
Finals to be held on Sunday 27th Sept.
Open to competitors, breeders and spectators, the Vowley Racing competition promises to be a highlight of the falconry season.
Cash prizes to be won in each race category!
♦ The Competition ♦
The competition tests a falcons’ abilities in both straight line speed and aerial pursuit in an exciting and varied spectacle.
This year the trials will be held in the run up to the finals on the 27th September. Dates to be announced once registration closes and we have a clearer picture on the level of interest and social distancing measures required…safety first but fun and falconry a close second!
The Vowley Flat Race (Telwah) is a classic 400m straight flight sprint to the lure over level ground, timed between a start and finish beam. The fastest falcon wins!
View and download the Flat Race rules
The Vowley Hunt Race is a simulated hunt of a remote-controlled robotic prey (Wingbeat Roprey), demonstrating the hunting abilities of the falcon; strength and fitness in the climb, speed in the stoop, aerial pursuit in the chase and accuracy in its footing of the Roprey. View and download the Hunt Race Rules
♦ Wingbeat Roprey ♦
We’ve organised an exclusive discount of £100 off a Wingbeat Roprey model purchase (complete set only) for competition entrants!!
♦ Registration ♦
Registration is free, but mandatory. You must complete the form below to register your parties interest in attending the British Falcon Races at Vowley. Tickets will only be available to registered parties and will be purchasable later in the year when the government guidance on hosting events is clear.
Please note that registration of interest does not guarantee a ticket at this stage, but allows us to plan accordingly in our efforts to satisfy demand. Due to the coronavirus, social distancing measures and restrictions on the number of attendees may apply.
♦ Event Prices ♦
Due only upon purchase of a ticket
Adult entry: £25.00 per person
Child entry: £10.00 per child aged under 16yrs
Falcon entry: £30.00 per falcon, per race
Evening BBQ: £8.00 per person
Overnight falcon barn accommodation: £10.00 per falcon incl food