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Junior Members

Discover the amazing world of pigeon racing through our Junior Membership.

Young Racers

For just £7 a year you can become a Young Racer, which is our premium Junior Membership and is aimed at Under-16’s who have their own pigeons or who are looking to own their own pigeons in the future.
As a Young Racer you will receive:
• A quality magazine all about our junior members and their racing pigeons
• Junior Membership badge
• Membership card & membership number
• Poster all about the different colours of pigeons
• 20 free rings registered to you (8 to 16 years olds only)
• Full use of all RPRA services
To become a Young Racer all you have to do is send in the application form below and we will do the rest. (Unfortunately we are not able to take online applications for Young Racers at the moment, only Young Flyers.)


Click on the image to download a copy of the form:


Every Young Racer is eligible to apply for our RPRA Awards and also compete for FREE at the BHW Show of the Year in Blackpool!! Below are this year’s RPRA award winners – well done everyone!!



Young Racers Short Distance

1st Place Trophy, Medallion & £50: Ethan Nightingale, Dover – GB21L01022

2nd Place Medallion & £30: Harry, Thomas & Joseph Larkin, Craigavon – GB19L17540

3rd Place Medallion & £30: Millie-Ann & Maisie Coleman, Dover – GB20D10491

4th Place Diploma: Mullen Brothers, Portadown – GB20L02224

Intermediate Young Fanciers Short Distance

1st Place Trophy, Medallion & £50: Keelie Wright of Craigavon – GB20L10971

Intermediate Young Fanciers Long Distance

1st Place Trophy, Medallion & £50: Owen Abery of Reading – GB20N08099

Guy Barrett Trophy

And Medallion: Oliver Longford, Carlisle

Bamford’s Top Flight 2022 Schools Championship Trophy

And Medallion: St Andrews Primary School, Oswaldtwistle – GB20N61597. Co-efficient score of 3.710


Ellie Davidson, Nafferton

Would you recommend young people to get involved in pigeon racing?

‘Yes I would, it’s a fascinating sport dating back to the world wars and ideal to help with any issues anybody has. With the support from the RPRA and fanciers who are willing to help new starters, it is easy.’