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RPRA One Loft Auction

The auction of RPRA One Loft Race 2020 Young Birds is running on the RPRA auction website until Sunday evening, 1st November, along with 70 birds from One Loft Manager Jeremy Davies’ own stock. The list of One Loft birds for auction can be downloaded here, the order having been decided by their finishing places […]

EU Regulation 2016/429

There is information circulating on social media regarding EU Regulation 2016/429. This regulation, that is relevant to the transport of animals, has been in force since 2016. However, the concerns raised in the posts relate to supplementary requirements of EU Regulation 2020/688 which comes into force in 2021, in particular the interpretation that the relevant […]

Guidance for Organisations regarding Shows

We have produced a guidance document, in line with the Government’s Covid-19 directives and guidance, which will aid clubs in making final preparations for a pigeon show, to ensure that they are able to comply with the conditions associated with being allowed to organise such an event. The content of this guidance document is based […]

GB21 Ring Orders

We are currently taking pre-orders for GB21 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.  Alternatively, paid-up RPRA members may now pre-order GB21 rings through our new online ordering system. Please note – individual […]

Guidance for Organisations regarding Meetings

**UPDATED** Now that the racing season is coming to an end, attention is being turned to meetings. The RPRA has produced a document which considers the respective Governments’ rules and regulations with regard to gatherings under Covid-19 restrictions, along with RPRA and domestic rules, which you may download below. It has been updated to include […]

RPRA One Loft Yearlings Race 2021

For the first time since 2015 we will be running a Yearlings One Loft Race in 2021. Entries are limited to 250 pigeons (unless the Future of the Sport Committee rule otherwise to satisfy demand) and the allocation of spaces will be granted on a first come, first served basis, initially to entrants from the […]

RPRA One Loft 2020 Final Race

The RPRA One Loft 2020 Final Race took place yesterday from Alnwick, Northumberland, a distance of 235 miles 898 yards. The 573 birds were liberated at 9.00am into a very light ENE wind, turning fresh en route; sunny with high broken cloud. They cleared very well. The first birds arrived back at just before 1.00pm, […]

RPRA Awards 2020

Applications are invited for the RPRA Awards 2020. These cover various categories, and are submitted to your Region Secretary – please see below for the relevant categories and deadline for each Region. You can download this notice here.  

New online ordering system

RPRA members and affiliated organisations are now able to order 2021 rings, racing supplies and other merchandise through our brand new online ordering system. Click on the button on the right to begin. As with the automated transfer system, you will need your own RPRA loft number (or club number if you are logging in […]

One Loft 2020 Hot Spot 4

Hot Spot 4 took place today from Ripon (149 miles, 1319 yards). Jeremy liberated the 739 birds at 10.30 and they cleared very well. The first birds arrived back at 1.23pm, and the provisional top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full result. A report and prize & pools results […]