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RPRA launches Kitemark

For a number of years the RPRA has been carrying out random Performance Enhancing Drug tests on pigeons to demonstrate fair play and keep performance enhancing products out of our sport. There are many different products, supplements and feeds available for pigeon keepers to purchase for their pigeons. Many RPRA members have raised concerns in […]

RPRA Drug Testing Programme 2019

Council of the RPRA has approved drug testing for the 2019 season For 2019 the RPRA will again be using a UK-based laboratory for its drug testing programme. The process is detailed within Appendix G of the RPRA Rules, and includes the following: • Only trained personnel will be able to carry out sample collections […]

BHW Show of the Year 2019

Thank you to everyone who made the BHW Show of the Year 2019 the success that it was – and of course to the many thousands that came along. The results were as follows (subject to ring verification etc) – our congratulations to all of the winners: • Trophy Winners • Class Winners • Full […]

GB19 Ring Orders

To order your GB19 rings, either 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, or call us on 01452 713529 to place an order and pay by card over the phone. Please note – individual members […]

Flash Sale!

Our very own soft cuddly toy – Flash T. Rocket – is still available at a sale price of just £15 including postage and packing. Please either call us on 01452 858245 to order by phone, or place your order via our on-line shop.  Hurry and get yours while stocks last!        

British Olympiad Show

The RPRA British Olympiad Show took place over the weekend at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool. In addition to the Olympiad classes, there were classes for show racers and racing pigeons, and trade stands present. The full results are below – click on the image to download a copy. You can see a report on the […]

RPRA Membership Consultation – CEO’s comments

RPRA Members Consultation – Comments by Ian Evans RPRA CEO The RPRA member’s consultation that was published in the British Homing World, and on the RPRA website and social media attracted 1092 responses. Initially I was disappointed by the level of response. However, having taken into consideration that this was the first time that RPRA […]

RPRA CEO on Absolute Radio

RPRA Chief Executive Ian Evans was a guest on Absolute Radio’s Dave Berry Breakfast Show this morning, chatting to Dave about pigeon racing. Click on the image to hear the full interview.      

Pigeons ‘Ball’ the way

Karla Ball is a young lady who loves spending time with her pigeons. Ever since the day she was born Karla has been around pigeons, as her father Lee was a keen pigeon keeper, and the week after being home from hospital he introduced her to them. As Karla grew older she took on more […]

RPRA CEO on Chris Evans Breakfast Show

RPRA Chief Executive Ian Evans was a guest on BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Breakfast Show this morning, chatting to Chris about pigeon racing. Click on the image to hear the full interview.