02/12/2019 - This beautiful Chinese catalog will be distributed worldwide, including at the Lang Fang exhibition and in all the biggest races and clubs in China. All fanciers in the catalog are working with PIPA full exclusively. Around 10,000 copies will be printed, and the portrayed fanciers will each receive around 50 copies.
02/12/2019 - The Leideman Brothers expressed their gratitude towards PIPA with some kind words, after they were forced to sell their old birds' racing team, due to an upcoming move. They appreciate the support that PIPA offered during their sale.
03/11/2019 - With numerous first prizes and overall top results against thousands of pigeons to their name, in races ranging from 100 to 750km, the Leideman Brothers are without doubt the most all-round pigeon loft in The Netherlands.
24/01/2019 - The fifth edition of our PIPA Collectors Edition will be presented for the first time at the Poznan Olympiad, from 25 to 27th of January; the book in premium quality print will be handed out for free. They will also be given away during the Fugare expo (Belgium) and the spring exhibition in Houten (The Netherlands).
11/01/2019 - The great champion Jean-Marc Thibau Boons is selling his entire old birds' collection from 2016 and older in a fantastic auction. This is a group of proven modern-day breeders and talented racing birds, sold along with a selection of youngsters of his best pigeons.
09/01/2019 - Customer satisfaction has been one of PIPA's main priorities over the years. We were of course very pleased with Stefaan Lambrechts's testimonial, which he sent in following the auction of his old birds from 2014 and older + a group of youngsters.
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.