Pony Express Run Rules & Regulations

Pony Express Poker Run Rules & Regulations

(last update 5/11/16)

OUTLAW CHALLENGE + Pony Express Poker Run Entry: Boat & Captain + 1 Crew + 1 Gunslinger Game Poker Hand = $250

Additional Crew = $50 per person

SAFETY RULES

Mandatory participant safety meeting at 10AM Saturday morning at Sam’s Boat Restaurant.

Each participating boat must provide a copy of their current liability policy and boat registration.

Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs / Life Jackets) are requested by event producer to be worn by all occupants during this event while operating your boat above idle.

Boat Captain “Driver” is strictly prohibited from consuming alcohol while under the responsibility of operating a boat safely during the event. Any Captain found intoxicated by event producer while operating a boat during the event will be disqualified.

The Poker Run is NOT a race. – VHF Channel 69 will be monitored throughout the event.
Each card station shall be considered a NO WAKE area, please approach at NO WAKE speed.
In case of unacceptable weather on Saturday, the Pony Express Poker Run will be held on Sunday.

Each driver and all boat riders must sign a Waiver Release. This release states: “In consideration of being permitted to participate in this event, the participant will not hold Offshore Thunder Productions L.L.C or Texas Outlaw Challenge liable should they be harmed during the event.”

CONTACT INFORMATION/EMERGENCY & EVENT INFORMATION
Paul Robinson (281) 702-8744 paul@texasoutlawchallenge.com
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PONY EXPRESS POKER RUN

Multiple Card Stops Available (5 Required)

10:00 AM Complimentary Breakfast and Mandatory Safety Meeting + STAMP at Sam’s Boat Restaurant
Open schedule format boating activity: No specific order of stops

All Stops Open at 11:00 AM and Close at 4:00 PM

POKER RUN STOPS:

NOTE: Clear Lake stops recommended for watercraft entries that are 28 ft and smaller.
Clear Lake: Alan’s Swamp Shack: STAMP + Food
Clear Lake: Endeavour Marina + STAMP + Fuel Stop
Clear Lake: Blue Marlin Fuel Dock: STAMP + Fuel Stop
Clear Lake: Turtle Club: STAMP + Refreshment Stop
Clear Lake: Sam’s Boat: STAMP + Refreshment Stop + Food
Clear Lake: Cabo Club: STAMP + Refreshment Stop
Clear Lake: Outriggers: STAMP + Refreshment Stop + Food

STAMP COLLECTION:
Each location designated a card stop will stamp each boat’s poker event card. Each location will stamp the card with a different stamp.

Disabled, or boats or crew members with purchased hands unable to complete all stops may transfer their poker event card to any other registered participant for completion of required stops at any time during the event.

STAMPED POKER RUN CARD TURN-IN:

Participants that have purchased card hands will draw the same number of cards as stops completed. Additional stops completed allow the player to draw additional cards.  The best 5 card hand wins.

Game play will start at 4 PM at the Endeavour Marina Ship Store Patio
NOTE: Poker hands must be played by 5 PM
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EVENT GAME PLAY

PONY EXPRESS GAME:

5-Card Poker
Card hands exchanged for stamps collected are played to produce the best hand for the top prize.
Cards are sealed individually, each in its own envelope.
Only registered Participants may purchase hand(s) to be played.
Additional poker hands can only be purchased at the time of registration.

All Poker Run boats to collect a minimum of 5 stamps for exchange at Saturday card draw. (All crew members onboard that boat will use the same stamped poker run event card from their boat Captain as proof of boating to the stops.)

NOTE: Additional stamps from making more than the minimum 5 stops can be exchanged for ONE ADDITIONAL CARD FOR EACH EXTRA STOP MADE. Your final hand will be made up of your best 5 cards. Each poker hand purchased is played individually.

Any tied hands will be decided by high card cut from a single deck.

$500 Winner Take All Prize
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