Syndicate Champions League

Please note this competition has now been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions and a new launch date will be considered once stadia operations return to normal. 

Syndicate Champions League 2020

Coming soon - be part of the Greyhound Syndicate Champions League in 2020. The new competition will give both new and existing syndicates the opportunity to win even more in prizemoney in 2020.

Want to win a share of €15,000? Enter now to be part of it, click here to download the entry form. Scroll down for more info. 

Who can enter?

The Syndicate Champions League will be open to all registered Syndicates (3 or more members), either owner or trainer trained, running in the Republic of Ireland between 30th March and 29th November 2020. Syndicates must register to be part of the competition and they will be issued with a unique membership number once their registration is complete. 

Syndicates with more than one racing greyhound may enter more than once and each greyhound entry will be issued a seperate membership number. 

For full details, click here to check out the rules. 

When is the competition taking place?

The competition will run from Monday 30th March to Sunday 29th November 2020 inclusive, points will be awarded to participating syndicates during this time period. Syndicates may apply for entry up to Monday 27th July 2020, however no allowance will be made for late entry. 

What can we win?

A total prize fund of €15,000 is on offer! The top 5 placed syndicates* after the 29th November closing date will share the prize fund as follows:

1st place - €6,000

2nd place - €3,000

3rd place - €2,500

4th place - €2,000

5th place - €1,500

*Please visit the rules page for more information regarding ties or multiple winners

How does it work?

Participating syndicates and their nominated greyhounds will be awarded points for racing at participating stadia in the Republic of Ireland based on the official race result. 

1st place = 10 points

2nd place = 8 points

3rd place = 6 points

4th place = 5 points

5th place = 3 points

6th place = 2 points

Tables will be published regularly through IGB website and social media channels. 

Is there any way to boost my points?

Syndicates and their greyhounds may boost their points by receiving bonus points. Bonus points will be awarded under 8 categories:

- Winner of a sweepstake or racing competition with less than 24 starting greyhounds (2 or more races) shall receive 10 additional points

- Winner of a sweepstake or racing competition with more than 24 starting greyhounds (2 or more races) shall receive 15 additional points

- Winners of a Classic racing event shall receive an additional 20 points:

Qualifying Classics include the Open 600 in Shelbourne Park, the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial in Limerick, the Irish Cesarewitch in Mullingar, the Irish Oaks in Shelbourne Park, the National Produce Stakes in Clonmel, the Corn Cuchulainn in Shelbourne Park, the Irish Sprint Cup in Dundalk, the Irish Greyhound Derby in Shelbourne Park, the Juvenile Derby in Shelbourne Park, the Irish Laurels in Curraheen Park, the Irish St. Leger in Limerick and the Irish Grand National in Shelbourne Park

- Greyhounds who have run more than 10 races will be awarded bonus points as follows:

*Between 10 and 12 races in the SCL period, they shall receive an additional 25 points

*Between 13 and 15 races in the SCL period, they shall receive a further 5 points (total 30 bonus points)

*Between 16 and 18 races in the SCL period, they shall receive a further 5 points (total 35 bonus points)

*Between 19 and 21 races in the SCL period, they shall receive a further 5 points (total 40 bonus points)

*More than 22 races in the SCL period, they shall receive a further 5 points (total 45 bonus points)

 

How can I enter the Syndicate Champions League?

All syndicates must register to be part of the Syndicate Champions League. Registration is simple, click here to download the Syndicate Champions League registration form

 

Download the form, complete it digitally, save and email it to ownership@igb.ie

OR

Print the form, scan your completed entry form or send a clear photo of your form to ownership@igb.ie

OR 

Print the form and post to Syndication Executive, Irish Greyhound Board, Greenpark, Dock Road, Limerick

 

 

Click here for the full details of operation and rules of the Syndication Champions League