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The premier organisation for pigeon racing in the UK

Today pigeon racing is a sport for the whole family in a highly social environment. It combines animal husbandry with the natural desire for competition. Electronic Timing Systems and One Loft Races have brought this popular sport into the 21st Century. Find out more…

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Booking of RPRA liberation sites

To avoid jeopardising official RPRA liberation sites all liberations MUST be booked and paid for through RPRA HQ. This includes Race Programmes, Open Races, One Loft Races and Training Tosses. Please ensure 2015 Inland & Continental Race Programmes are completed on official forms and returned prior to the 1st March as per Rule 129. Failure [...]

Carrier pigeons in World War 1

BBC iWonder investigates how carrier pigeons compared to other forms of communication in the trenches of World War 1. Click on the image below to see the article.                    

RPRA AGM on Friday 27th February

The 119th Annual General Meeting of the Royal Pigeon Racing Association will be held at the Coventry Hill Hotel on Friday 27th February (9.00am). You may download a copy of the agenda below. Download: AGM Agenda