17/04/2020 - Fatih Alpdag (TR) and his two brothers are racing pigeons for 22 years already. In 2015 they visited PIPA and decided to invest in the best genetics to race better. They bought o.a. youngsters of Bart Geerinckx, PEC, Gino Clicque & Joël Verschoot. 2019 was their best year so far, the investment is paying off!
16/04/2020 - DVV Pigeons discovered their 'Dream Pair' in 2008, and their descendants have been winning national, zonal and provincial first prizes ever since. Many ace pigeon titles were won with descendants of this breeding pair as well. Today, the Dream Pair is an essential part of this pigeon family.
10/04/2020 - Wendela claimed her first national championship titles in the junior ranks, and she is now proving to be just as competitive at the highest level, claiming for instance a title of Best young bird sprint in The Netherlands 2019 (PIPA Ranking).
09/04/2020 - Geoff & Catherine Cooper were very lucky to have a top racing bird with George. But he developed into an even better breeder. All 3 their 1th Section winners of 2019 are for instance grandchildren of George.
06/04/2020 - Pieter Veenstra & his son Gerrit tell you the story about their super pigeon 'Return Flojo 1', 1. Grand average acebird SAMDPR 2018. At this moment they are only pairing her with the best of the best.
03/04/2020 - In 2017 Derek Rooney (UK) bought a daughter of Golden Prince in Gino Clicque's sale on PIPA. Years later she became the mother of First Lady: 1st National Middle Distance KBDB. A great success!
03/04/2020 - Cape Town International OLR was formed February 2019 and was the brainchild and longtime vision of Race Director Emile Slabber, to one day Host a Summer OLR in the beautiful Cape Town, which is very tourist driven and attractive that time of the year for many visitors from overseas.
01/04/2020 - The two-day auction closed on 30th of March, selling all old birds from 2017 and earlier + a group of youngsters of Kurt & Raf Platteeuw. This was a highly anticipated auction with plenty of race winners.
31/03/2020 - Just before the Covid 19 pandemie, on 06-07 March 2020 at the Warsaw Plaza Hotel the 1st World Congress of the International Veterinary of Pigeons Association (IVPA) was held, during which the organization's authorities were selected for term of office 2020-2022.
30/03/2020 - Kurt & Raf Platteeuw have become the face of modern-day pigeon racing. They were able to produce brilliant results and claim important titles at provincial and national level almost uninterruptedly.
26/03/2020 - The following auctions ended on Sunday 22nd of March: Jelle Van Sterthem (BE), Jespers-Vanderwegen (BE), Comb. Nijboer (NL), BDS-team (BE), Roger Debusschere (BE), Jan Hooymans (NL), Arie Dijkstra (NL), Stefaan Lambrechts (BE), March auction, Best of USA (US) & Chris Hebberecht (BE).
26/03/2020 - Kurt and Raf Platteeuw have been setting records season after season. Dominating the pigeon racing competition looks like child's play for this fantastic combination, in part thanks to their highly renowned Platteeuw Cannibal bloodline.
26/03/2020 - PIPA is always striving to improve the user friendliness of its auction platform. The descriptions and the pedigrees of all pigeons in our online auctions are already being translated into Chinese, and we recently introduced a new feature called picture texts.