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UK Masters 2022

Great news, it is really happening!! The NFC – National Flying Club, British International Championship Club, Central Southern Classic Flying Club and the British Barcelona Club have agreed to join forces in a joint venture to provide our members with a great race from St Philbert du Peuple on Saturday 2nd July 2022. The race […]

One Loft Yearlings 2022 Hot Spot 2

One Loft Yearlings Hot Spot 2 took place today from Richmond, North Yorkshire (167 miles, 566 yards). Jeremy liberated the 120 birds at 07.30 into a moderate headwind and they cleared perfectly. The first birds arrived back at 11.40am, and the provisional top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full […]

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. […]

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 […]

Inland Racing 2022

Firstly, before I go any further, I wish to express the importance of complying with the Avian Influenza Code of Practice. There is a legal requirement to inform the APHA of the venue and dates etc of all marking – see this page. Inland Racing: Despite information circulating, I can confirm that races scheduled 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 […]