Royal Pigeon Racing Association

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Royal Pigeon Racing Association
Founded 18 March 1896
Type Sporting Association
Key people
Queen Elizabeth II

The Royal Pigeon Racing Association (RPRA) is a governing body for pigeon racing in the United Kingdom. Queen Elizabeth II is the president of the RPRA and also an enthusiastic pigeon fancier herself.[1] The RPRA has 37,000 members spread across 2,500 pigeon clubs in the UK. The association performs charity work and raises approximately £100,000 for charitable causes each year.[2]


  1. ^ "A sport's race to survive" (Web news). Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 
  2. ^ "The Royal Pigeon Racing Association Partnership". Marie Curie Cancer Care. Archived from the original on June 18, 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 

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