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British Olympiad Show 2019

The British Olympiad Show 2019 takes place at The Exhibition Centre Liverpool on Saturday 30th November. The show will be open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, and admission is £5 on the door. Under-16’s enter for free.  There are 16 classes for judging, which are listed below. The entry fee is £2 per pigeon, and the closing […]

New RPRA Results Software

The RPRA is rolling out a new results software for 2020, which will be free to all member organisations. To obtain your free copy please contact RPRA CEO Ian Evans to be added to the installation process on a first-come first-served basis. Each organisation requires a link to download the program, and will be issued with a […]

BHW Show of the Year 2020

Arrangements are now well under way for the BHW Show of the Year 2020, taking place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend of 18th-19th January. The annual event is the largest gathering of pigeon fanciers in the United Kingdom, regularly attracting around 25,000 visitors. Whether you are a new member, curious about pigeons, […]

Auction of One Loft 2019 Young Birds

The auction of RPRA One Loft Race 2019 Young Birds took place during October on the dedicated auction site. You can download the full list of auction results here. New owners: please note that pedigrees and transfers will be posted out to you separately, direct from The Reddings. If you have any queries contact the One […]

GB20 Ring Orders

We are currently taking pre-orders for GB20 rings. To pre-order your GB20 rings, click on the appropriate image below to download an order form, then complete and send it to us along with a cheque/postal order made payable to the RPRA. Please note – individual members purchasing 2020 rings must have their 2020 membership fee paid […]

Sending cheques or postal orders to the RPRA

We would ask all members, when sending a cheque or postal order to the RPRA, to please make sure that the payee is written as ‘The Royal Pigeon Racing Association’. Our bank has returned a few cheques in the past couple of weeks because the payee did not meet this requirement.    

Updated liberation site maps

An up-to-date version of the UK liberation site map, showing major airports and sites with airfield restrictions, is available to download – click on the image right to download the map in .pdf format. Updated A3 size printed versions of both the UK and Continental liberation site maps may be obtained free of charge from […]

RPRA One Loft Final Race 2019

The RPRA One Loft 2019 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The 607 birds were liberated at 8:00am, no wind.  The first birds arrived back just before 1:00pm, and the top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full result. Full results and a report […]

New Weather Report Facility

Over recent weeks we have been working with the Met Office to develop a weather reporting system that will assist organisations in race management of continental racing. We will now be publishing a weather briefing from the Met Office which will include general weather conditions such as rain and visibility, but also information on cloud […]