Tour Membership (“Membership”) is mandatory when competing in paid entry tournaments in order to be eligible to win a berth in the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (“NHC”) in January 2014.
The Tour Membership fee is $50 per individual annually and is limited to one (1) membership per person. All Tour Members are required to provide their name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number. Tour Members will receive the following:
- Eligibility to compete for a seat at the January 2014 NHC;
- $175,000 in prize money to Tour point leaders;
- Special offers from Daily Racing Form;
- Eligibility to participate in free online tourneys offering 20 seats to the 2014 NHC;
- Individuals finishing among the top 150 points leaders on the year-end NHC Tour Leader Board who have not already qualified to the 2014 NHC at an onsite or online NTRA-sanctioned tournament, will automatically qualify for the 2014 NHC;
- Season-ending points leader will be eligible for $2 million bonus should he or she win the January 2014 NHC;
- During the 2013 calendar year, a $3,000 bonus will be paid to anyone who finishes first in two NHC qualifying tournaments (live or online). An additional $4,000 bonus will be paid to any individual who finishes first in a third NHC qualifying tournament. An additional $5,000 bonus will be paid to any individual who finishes first in a fourth NHC qualifying tournament
- Twice monthly e-newsletter featuring recaps of previously held tourneys, schedules and links to upcoming tournaments, etc.;
- Eligibility to receive benefits and discounts from NTRA Advantage partners.