31/08/2013 - Ivan Phillips has been appointed as PIPA agent for India. Ivan is a 40-year-old engineer and a successful fancier. He competes in the Tamil Nadu Racing Pigeon Association and is a grandchild of William Phillips, a legendary fancier in India.
30/08/2013 - A few months ago PIPA started looking for a new supply agent for The Netherlands, for which we received numerous applications. After a strict three step selection process it was decided to appoint Ad Fortuin and Jawin van Namen as our new agents.
06/08/2013 - We are over the first half of the 2013 season and the results from all levels are being published on a daily basis. This means our team of calculators knows what to do. We give you several provisional results for our rankings in the middle distance, the long distance and the extreme long distance.
03/08/2013 - The new 2013-2014 PIPA auction season starts on Monday 12 August and our first auction promises to be a spectacular one: the fresh winner from Bourges in the young birds’ category from De Vroe-Van Gaver will be offered for sale. The fastest of 39,917 pigeons from Bourges will be auctioned at PIPA, along with another 15 closely related pigeons.
07/07/2013 - In June PIPA had the opportunity to welcome Gordon Chiu, a living legend in China. In this article we would like to zoom in on the intriguing life story of Gordon Chiu and his contribution to the development of pigeon racing in China.
02/07/2013 - Last week we presented you with the PIPA rankings for 2013. We can now give you the preliminary results of the ranking for best pigeon in the national middle and long distance races over 2-3-4-5 races, both in the old birds’ and the yearlings’ category, as well as the ranking for best pigeon in the Belgian long distance competition in two races.
27/06/2013 - On a weekly basis we receive many testimonials from all over the world from suppliers who wish to thank us for the good collaboration or from buyers who have succeeded with pigeons bought in PIPA auctions. This week Rocco Toscani thanked us because two pigeons he bought on PIPA bred a possible national ace pigeon.
25/06/2013 - PIPA appointed a math specialist whose job will be to run through the results of all national races. This person will be making calculations day in day out to enable us to create new rankings with preliminary results during the season! We will explain the new system in detail below and we give you the rankings after the first four middle distance races.
19/10/2010 - The auction which ends this weekends is the total auction (minus young birds) of one of the top lofts of The Netherlands. Jo & Florian Hendriks worked themselves up to the top of The Netherlands on the middle distance / one day long distance. An unseen series of topbreeders and topracers are offered here! Take a look to the auction by clicking 'Pigeons for sale'.
18/10/2010 - Today the Jewels of the Sky October part 5 up to and including 8 ended, as well as a.o. the Aelbrecht & De Rauw-Sablon collection from Ivan Baetens. Both auctions were an overwhelming success!
15/10/2010 - One of the most prestigious Acebird titles each year is the Acebird grand middle distance KBDB. Astronomical amounts are paid/offered every year to the person who has managed to win this title...this year it was even more special....
13/10/2010 - Just a few days have passed since the announcement of the KBDB National Acepigeons, and PiPa already started with an auction which includes children, brothers, sisters to some of the 1st National Acepigeons KBDB. Next to this top quality auction we also offer you the best old breeders and racers of Goosens-Druart, by insiders known as a loft with very high potential! Then we also have the auction of 2 of the biggest One Loft Races in Europe, Europa Classic and Emerald Classic. All these auctions end today! Take a look by clicking 'Pigeons for sale' in your menu.
22/09/2010 - At the time when PiPa started with the sale of a few pigeons on the website… it was the intention not to just sell ‘any’ pigeons… but right from the beginning to strive to only sell the ‘best’ pigeons… pigeons which could give your pigeon colony more ‘value’. An objective which later became the ‘slogan’… under which the PiPa-auctions were posted.
06/07/2010 - Barcelona 2010 was in all aspects a special flight. As for us at PiPa. The visitors record was again pulverized and eventually almost doubled! Our dedicated server couldn't handle the peak in visitors and went down.
20/05/2010 - The first national race on the programme will take place this weekend. As is the habit, we will publish on our site all the race information and results hot off the press. To make sure everything goes smoothly we have completely refurbished the component "Racing season (Inter)National"! Here below an overview of what you can expect.
10/05/2010 - A unique chance to obtain reinforcements with an eye to the future. We rang the bells of the national and international toppers in search of something from the very best of their colony. A pigeon out their top couple, out their Ace pigeon, out their national winner ... One for one originating from ‘world toppers’ from the previous sport season, 2009.
28/04/2010 - Every year PiPa organizes a ‘Support Auction’ to close the current auction season. This year we have decided to donate the profit of € 9000 to the PPN, Promotie Postduivenport Nederland (Promotion Pigeon sport in the Netherlands)..