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
Note Store Hour Change Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:30
The CRPU Board of Directors wishes all our members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. All the best in the 2018 season.
The Bands are now in and will be mailed out the end of December. Please make sure your membership is paid up so there is no delay in getting your 2018 life bands.
Winter edition of the CRPU PigeonPost has been mailed December 12. Check your mailbox for the edition. If you do not receive your magazine by January 1st please call the office.
The 2017 band list is currently on the data base.
Check out our online store for all you pigeon supplies. If you need supplies you can contact Denise at the office. 519-842-9771 or place your order on line.
If anyone is interested in placing an advertisement in our publication or website, please contact Al Gauvin at firstname.lastname@example.org
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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