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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…

Latest News

Annual General Meeting 2023

The 127th Annual General Meeting of the Royal Pigeon Racing Association took place at the Leonardo Hotel (East Midlands Airport), Castle Donington, Derby on Friday 24th February 2023. The minutes of the meeting can be downloaded below. Download: RPRA AGM Minutes 2023     

Bird Flu Updates

For advice on what precautions you can take to prevent your birds from contracting avian influenza, what steps to take if you think they have it, and what activities you can currently take part in, please see this page. 25/03/23: Risk Levels The number of cases of HPAI H5N1 in poultry and wild birds has […]

Requirements for Bird Gatherings

Notice to Club Secretaries This is a reminder for all club and federation secretaries that during the racing season APHA must be informed of the intention to bring together multiple lofts for the purpose of pigeon racing, and this would include marking for a weekly race. Although it is called a general licence, no actual […]