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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 currently 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 […]

Findmypigeon

One of our young fanciers – Joseph Corrigan from Knutsford – has developed a website where fanciers can report missing pigeons. Find it at : https://findmypigeon.co.uk/      

Pigeon Mastermind on BBC Radio 2

Catherine Cooper of Peasedown St John, near Bath, joined OJ Borg on BBC Radio 2 for an edition of Midnight Mastermind and asked OJ three questions on pigeon racing. Hear how he got on by clicking on the player below: https://www.rpra.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Pigeon-Mastermind.mp3  

Continental Racing latest: UPDATED

Over the past weeks we have been monitoring the situation in respect of travelling to France for the purpose of pigeon racing. The following facts are relevant: 1. The FCF will provide permits for liberations in France; 2. The Government advises against non-essential journey; 3. The UK Government will impose a 14 day isolation requirement […]