Welcome to the Canadian Racing Pigeon Union site
This site was designed to serve our members, as well, to inform the general public about our wonderful hobby. For more information about our hobby, click on “Our Sport” in the top menu. Please click on “Our Sport” in the top menu to find out information on “How to care for lost birds”.
Canadian Racing Pigeon Union (519) 842-9771 or (866) 652-5704
Special thanks to Calvin Chi for his photo submissions to the CRPU for use in the publication and website. Great job Calvin. Thanks Calvin
Lost Birds are everyone’s responsibility let’s work together to get these birds back home to their lofts!
Our store is open Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 for all your pigeon supplies. Please give Denise a call or check out our online store. www.crpu.ca
Please remember to send in your band registration list for your club members to update the 2018 lost bird data base. Please email or send list to Denise at firstname.lastname@example.org
LET’S WORK TOGETHER TO PROMOTE PIGEON RACING ALL ACROSS CANADA!
Awards are coming back starting 2018 please check out all the info in our June publication. Awards committee is President Chris Watson, Director Robert Rotiroti and lead by Mike VanderJagt. The CRPU thanks Mike VanderJagt for his continued support for the CRPU.
If anyone is interested in placing an advertisement in our publication or website, please contact Al Gauvin at email@example.com
Thanks to all the members who continue to promote this sport with social pages such as facebook allowing members to share this great sport. Please remember to keep good sportsmanship at all times. We want the public to know our members adhere to the principles and practises set forth by the Canadian Racing Pigeon Union. Thanks to all our members who support this organization.
MEMBERSHIP PRICES : INDIVIDUAL $50.00 FAMILY $75.00.
The race result page is now ready for posting. Please upload your results and we will get them posted for you.
Come fly with us!
Thank you for visiting our website. We are honoured that you have taken the time to check us out. We are a union dedicated to promoting the sport of racing pigeons. Are you interested in finding out how you can be a part of this great sport. We can help you get started by linking you with a local club within your community. Do you enjoy taking care of animals? Do you enjoy friendly competition? Do you want a hobby that the whole family can take part in? This could be just the hobby for you. Pigeons are one of the most underrated species. Some interesting facts are:
- The stock markets of the world used racing pigeons until 1966 to get the news of the day trading from one city to another.
- Today racing pigeons are used in humanitarian efforts to fly blood out of the deepest jungles in Africa to be tested for the aids virus.
- That Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II alongside her love for horses and corgi dogs she also races pigeons from the Royal Lofts at Sandringham.
- That racing pigeons have been known to fly 700 miles in a single day.
- That many major world armies still retain their racing pigeon flocks.
If any of these have triggered an interest, please do not hesitate to contact us and we would be glad to assist in helping you to begin. Our members are the best and they would love to share this great sport with you. Keep your eyes on the skies!
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