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One Loft 2022 Yearlings Hot Spot 1

Hot Spot 1 is taking place today from Worksop, a distance of 103 miles 1210 yards.  Jeremy released the 140 birds at 10.00am: The first birds arrived back at 12.11pm, and the provisional top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full result on the Benzing Live site.  

Pigeon Race for Dementia Action Week

The annual pigeon race for Dementia Action Week took place on a lovely spring day, organised by the Memory Matters Service (NHS) in conjunction with the Cumbria Region RPRA. There was an excellent turn out of service users, carers and support organisations, NHS Wellness Service, Memory Matters team and Age UK. The pigeons were racing […]

Free RPRA Results Software

The RPRA rolled out a new results software in 2020, which is free to all member organisations. Since then over 500 organisations have taken advantage of the opportunity. To obtain your club’s free copy please e-mail [email protected], quoting your club name and number, to be added to the installation process on a first-come first-served basis. […]

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 […]

Schools visit Royal Lofts

Two of our member schools – Theydon Bois Primary School and Beech Grove School – visited the Royal Lofts at Sandringham during the end of term break, accompanied by RPRA Development Officer, Richard Chambers. Royal Lofts Manager, Peter Farrow, welcomed the visitors and to their delight donated pigeons to the schools to celebrate HM The […]

Avian Influenza – Code of Practice for Pigeon Racing

The Avian Influenza Code of Practice has been updated and may be downloaded here.  The code is based on the legal requirements, and every member and organisation should read the document. In addition, it will provide clarity in respect of what can be done if your loft is situated within a disease control area.  To […]

UNIKON Update 2022

We have received the following from Deister regarding an update to UNIKON clocks for 2022: “There is a firmware update to 3.2 which is required for all UNIKON Champ and Profi bases, club and loft. All clubs will be contacted as soon as possible; this has been delayed due to a change with email processes […]

Online ordering system

RPRA members and affiliated organisations are able to pay membership subscriptions and order rings through our online ordering system. Click on the image on the right to begin. As with the automated transfer system, individual members will need to enter their own RPRA loft number and the e-mail address that we have recorded for them […]

RPRA Annual General Meeting 2022

The 126th Annual General Meeting of the Royal Pigeon Racing Association took place at the Jurys Inn Hotel, Cheltenham, on Friday 25th February. The minutes of the meeting and the annual accounts can be downloaded below. Download: Minutes of AGM 2022    Download: Annual Accounts