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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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Contacting the RPRA

In accordance with Government coronavirus advice, the RPRA offices are now closed to visitors. A policy of homeworking is being implemented until further notice, and a number of staff are currently on furlough. Therefore, the way you contact the RPRA has changed.  A list of e-mail addresses and contact numbers is below.   We ask […]

Training in Northern Ireland

We are pleased to announce that training is now permitted in Northern Ireland, and racing is currently under consideration. This follows the hard work and commitment of the NIPA committee and members, Ulster Federation and East Down Combine, with support from the RPRA. Along with our friends in the WHU and SHU we are continuing […]

Racing Update

Stage 1 of the Government’s coronavirus strategy allows outdoor sport and recreation. Therefore, the RPRA has been developing guidance to facilitate racing. This includes guidance for: 1. Race Marking 2. Clock Striking 3. Convoying 4. Liberation sites Race marking guidance can be found at this link. Clock striking will be based on the same principles […]

Group Training

Further to the RPRA statement issued on 11th May 2020, the following guidance has been developed to aid group training of more than two people/individuals. It is important to note that it is Guidance and any individual involved in group training should satisfy themselves that they are happy to proceed on that basis. The Guidance […]