03/05/2013 - Nikolaas Gyselbrecht of PIPA Elite Center (PEC) presents "Bender", 1st National Ace Pigeon Great Middle Distance KBDB 2012. This pigeon is put up for auction in the PEC auction in May, as well as two of Bender's children.
08/02/2013 - From the 29th of November 2012 till the 2nd of December 2012 the National Days took place in Tirgu Mures, a quite big city with 160,000 inhabitants situated northeast of the Romanian capital Bucresti (Bucharest).
08/11/2012 - The total auction of Hubert De Ceuninck (Nieuwpoort, BE) has just started. Reason enough for Günter Prange, the world famous fancier from the German town of Meppen, to pay a visit to his friend to talk about their friendship and their careers as fanciers.
08/08/2012 - Although the submission of results at the Bruges Barcelonaclub is still allowed, it is more than clear that this year's title of Primus Inter Pares, or the best Barcelona bird between 2008 and 2012, will go to Jos Cleeren from Zepperen (Limburg, BE)!
12/07/2012 - Danny Van Dyck from Putte (Belgium) has won the one loft race in Mira (Portugal). His pigeon arrived about a minute earlier than the second and third pigeon. The top 3 had a big lead of over 30 minutes over their first pursuers.
19/04/2012 - Now that the total auction of the last Janssen birds is coming up, PIPA asked Hans Eijerkamp to testify about his experience with the input of Janssen pigeons. In the 1960s, Hans Eijerkamp visited the Janssen Brothers for the first time. In this short movie, he tells us about that visit, his experience with the Janssen birds as a pigeon fancier and his personal experience with the Janssen Brothers.
22/02/2012 - As usual there was also a viewing day this year, on the 6th of February, at Gerard Koopman's in Ermerveen (the Netherlands). To give those who couldn’t be there an idea of how such a viewing day is like, we have made a short film for you.
10/12/2011 - It is with renewed pride that Mira once again receives the International Pigeon Fancier Championships. These are the result of a good partnership between the City Council, the International Pigeon Fanciers Federation and the Portuguese Pigeon Fanciers Federation.