17/02/2014 - Gert Jan Beute (Wilhelminaoord, NL) will sell all his birds (minus youngsters of 2013 and 2014) on PIPA in February 2014. In this short video he presents his most valuable pigeons and contemplates on his history in pigeon racing.
26/12/2013 - Flavigny-Wozniack (Fournival, FR) are selling their best racers and breeders as from 16 December 2013 till 29 December 2013. In this short video they introduce their colony including some of the birds which will be put up for auction.
02/12/2013 - As from 25 November 2013 Vredeveld-Leemhuis sells its complete racing team on PIPA. In this video, Harm Vredeveld and Robert Leemhuis talk about their history, the composition of their team and the pigeons which make their loft so special.
06/11/2013 - Now that they have won two national ace pigeon titles on the longer middle distance, Sébastien & Hugo Casaert (Russeignies, BE) look back on their history as pigeon fanciers and show us the best pigeons in their loft.
07/10/2013 - In this video, Benny Steveninck gives us a short guided tour around his lofts. He also arranges for us to meet Chipo, his stock bird, and presents to us three of his best pigeons: Sun, Crack and Chihaut 98.
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.
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.
10/04/2013 - Now that the Leo Heremans auction is coming up, PIPA asked Hans Eijerkamp to testify about his experience with the Heremans pigeons. In December 2005, Hans Eijerkamp met and visited Leo Heremans for the first time. In this short movie, he tells us about that visit and his successes with the Heremans birds up to now.
26/01/2013 - Mr. Xing (Tangshang, China), CEO of property development company Kai Er and a good client of PIPA, visited Belgium at the end of last year. At the PIPA staff party on 14 December 2012 he gave a speech which we would like to share with you.