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Contacting the RPRA

We are pleased to say that RPRA staff are now back working at the offices at The Reddings, but for social distancing purposes we remain closed to visitors.   You may now speak to us as normal through the switchboard on 01452 713529. 

Guidance for Organisations regarding Meetings

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. Download: RPRA Guidance for Organisations – Meetings […]

RPRA One Loft 2020 Final Race

The RPRA One Loft 2020 Final Race will take place on Saturday 19th September from Alnwick, Northumberland, a distance of 235 miles 898 yards. We had already taken the difficult decision NOT to allow visitors to this year’s final race, under the requirements of Covid-19. As a business we were previously able to hold outdoor […]

GB21 Ring Orders

We are currently taking pre-orders for GB21 rings. A discount of 2½% will be allowed on orders received at The Reddings on or before Wednesday 30th September 2020. 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 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 […]

RPRA One Loft 2020 Race Programme

UPDATED: The programme for the RPRA One Loft Race 2020 is as follows (weather and condition of birds permitting): Hot Spot One – Monday 3rd August: Ashbourne, 70 miles Hot Spot Two – Sunday 23rd August: Ashbourne, 70 miles Hot Spot Three – Sunday 30th August: Worksop, 103 miles Hot Spot Four – Wednesday 9th […]

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 […]

Show of the Year 2021 notice

Please read the following message from BHW Show of the Year Chairman, David Trippett: “Following my note in July, I can confirm that Ian Evans and I have held another virtual meeting with both the Winter Gardens and VisitBlackpool to further discuss the possibilities of holding the BHW Show of the Year in January 2021. […]

One Loft 2020 Hot Spot 3

Hot Spot 3 is taking place today from Worksop, a distance of 103 miles, 1210 yards. Jeremy liberated the 770 birds at 8.00am and they “cleared brilliant online”. Liberated 8am cleared brilliant online atb everyone 🙂 more videos to come of liberation 🙂 Posted by Jeremy Davies on Sunday, 30 August 2020 The first birds […]