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New RPRA Results Software

The RPRA has been rolling out a new results software for 2020, which is free to all member organisations. To obtain your free copy please e-mail the 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 […]

Daniel Parker Appeal Charity Auction

Our charity auction in aid of the Daniel Parker Appeal has now ended. Our grateful thanks to all those that took part – the final results will be published shortly. Congratulations if you won one of the lots – you will receive an e-mail giving details of how to pay. Upon payment of the amount […]

Keelie and Aaryan on CBBC’s My Life

Two young RPRA members – 15 year old Keelie Wright from Magheralin, winner of the Guy Barrett Trophy for 2019, and Aaryan Witkowski of Rochdale, 12 – featured in CBBC’s ‘My Life’ programme on Tuesday 25th February. The programme follows them through a 12-month period as they navigate the highs and lows of the 2019 […]

RPRA Membership and Insurance 2020

In March 2019 we reported on the launch of a new club insurance scheme (click the link to read about it), with the cost of the initial year’s policy being covered by the RPRA from existing reserves. From 2020 we are having to pass that cost on to members: membership fees remain at £10, but there […]

Airshow Calendar 2020

In these uncertain times, we are not sure when the racing season will start, but when it does finally get under way, in addition to the requirements contained within our rules regarding pigeon releases around active civil airfields, we ask members to be aware of the airshow season. With increased summer flight activity and the […]

Booking of RPRA liberation sites

To avoid jeopardising official RPRA liberation sites all liberations MUST be booked and paid for through RPRA HQ. This includes Race Programmes, Open Races, One Loft Races and Training Tosses. Please ensure 2020 Inland & Continental Race Programmes are completed on official forms and returned to The Reddings by Sunday 1st March, along with this […]

Flying Back 2 Pigeons

The RPRA is committed to supporting clubs in growing their own club membership numbers and potential talent in their area. We have launched a new initiative called Flying Back 2 Pigeons, which is aimed at bringing ex-fanciers back into the sport, and we have devised a strategic and support package that allows clubs to manage […]

BHW Show of the Year 2020

That’s it now for another year: BHW Show of the Year 2020 took place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, over the weekend. Thank you to everyone that made it the success that it was, and to the many thousands that came along. The results were as follows (subject to ring verification etc) – our congratulations […]

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 […]

GB20 Ring Orders

All pre-ordered GB20 rings were dispatched by Royal Mail lorry on Monday 2nd December. Since then we have been dispatching them on the day of the order. It’s not too late to place your order, of course. Just click on the appropriate image below to download an order form, then complete and send it to us […]