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Upcoming Events with an AU presence.


Saturday, March 16, 2019
Chattanooga Winter Warm-Up & Auction

Chattanooga Racing Pigeon Clup - 4002 Heppy Valle Ln,Ooltewah TN 37363
Guest Speaker -T B A, Seminar 11:00 AM, Lunch 12:00, Auction 1:00 PM
Don`t miss a chance to bid on birds from club members with phenomenal pigeons, and donors. (Mostly young ones ready for young bird season). 

As usual we will also have one of the best lunches you may ever have during your stay with fanciers! Please plan to join us.

John Liszeski, (423)442-4265
Alvin Petty, (423) 894-1427, Cell ;(423)503-3463
Adil Hrnic, (423)605-0218, 
Jemes Thompson, (423)413-7587, Cell; (423)413-7585


Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 - 8 pm
Wallingford Public Library
200 North Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492

The Care and Training of Homing Pigeons
Second generation pigeon fancier, Bob McKenna, will talk about the breeding, training and history of homing pigeons, including their use in wartime.

Bob is the chairman of the New England Open Pigeon Races and is on the board of the directors of the national organization, The American Racing Pigeon Union.


March 30, 2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Mid-Ohio Valley Sportsman Expo
Elite Sports Center
2000 1st Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101

The Mid Ohio Valley Homing Pigeon Association members will take part in the expo to make sure you know ins and outs of racing homing pigeons. Come interact with the pigeons, see how the racing works: the training, the feeding and the clocking - it's all there. And members are on hand to help with any questions. Helpful brochures are available and kids will enjoy the activity sheets we have for them. Stop by the booth and pick up a free brochure and coloring page for the kids!


April 6 & 7, 2019
Southwest Farm & Home Expo
Elk City Convention Center
1016 East Airport Industrial Boulevard
Elk City, OK 73644
Commercial Vendors, Designated Parking, Handicapped Access
Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 12pm-5pm
Phone Number:
(800) 280-0207
Fax Number:
(405) 225-1008
Come visit with Elk City pigeon flyers to get acquainted with the sport and see amazing bird releases.


May 4, 2019; 9:00am to 5:00pm
Southern Garden Festival

Harold & Sarah Schoeffler Gardens (near Oakbourne Country Club)
3502. E. Simcoe Lafayette, LA 70501
Price $10/person at the Garden Gate. Children under 12 free.

Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages in these beautiful riverside gardens.
Artists, garden tours, live music in the gazebo, bayou boat tours, Master Gardener presentations, educational exhibits, garden fairies, refreshments in the Garden Room, children's scavenger hunt and more.

Get acquainted with Racing Homing Pigeons while you are there. Fred Werner (from the Lafayette Racing Pigeon Club) will be there sharing information, showing his birds and providing kidís activity sheets for booth visitors. 

Stick around for the treat of participating in a pigeon release!

Need information? Contact Fred Werner at 337-349-8428.


June 6, 2019
Pigeon Liftoff D-Day

Thursday, 9am - 12pm
The New Orleans School of Glassworks and Printmaking Studio-727 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA-
will host a year-long exhibition to honor the role of the illustrious "Heroic Carrier Pigeon" that was
credited for flying strategic messages between the allies during WWII.

The inaugural event to open the exhibition will be June 6, the 75th anniversary of the victorious WWII
battle ("Operation: Overlord") on D-Day in Normandy, France, where in 1944 more than 160,000 Allied
troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the

Find more information:

Due to the threat of severe weather through the end of the week, we will be holding our Dramatic Carrier Pigeon Liftoff on Thursday, June 13th at 8:00AM for the safety of the birds. Please plan to arrive at the Studio (727 Magazine Street) between 7:30AM and 8:00AM. We hope you will still be able to join us for this incredible experience! If you have any questions, please contact us at


June 22, 10am - 2pm 
Todd County Breakfast On The Farm
Twin Eagle Dairy, Clarissa
Shuttle service provided to the farm. Cost is $1.
Visit with Bob Anderson and members of the Mid Minnesota RPC. They will have information brochures and birds to view in person. Ask them about sending messages too!
Questions? Contact Roger Dukowitz at 218-296-0530 or


June 22, 2019; 10:00 a.m. EST
Dixie Southern RPA Presents Pigeon Show & Auction
Hosted by the Columbus Racing Pigeon Club
LOCATION: Marengo Creek Farms home of
Stewart and Candy Harvard.
The address is 151 Huguley Road
Opelika, AL 36804
NOTE: Time is in Eastern Standard Time
10:00 a.m. DSRPA Directors Meeting
11:00 a.m. AU Southeast Zone Meeting
Judging Begins - Show Judge is Billy Tate
Show classes:
Bluebar Cock & Hen
Blue Check Cock & Hen
Bluebar White Flight Cock & Hen
Blue Check White Flight Cock & Hen
AOC (All other colors)
Noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Show Continues
2:00 p.m. Auction
Contact. Mr. Ed Berdeaux 706-575-5248

There will be a minimal show fee for exhibitors. Attendance is FREE!


Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1-3pm
100th Anniversary MI Farm Bureau
Bill's Farm Market, 4450 E Mitchell Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770
Food, 12 demonstrations, including Flying Clovers 4-H Racing Pigeon Club sending messages, hayrides, yarn spinning, chair caning, lamb petting, games, Emmet history, and much more.


Saturday, June 29, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Utah County Pigeon Racing Association, 1st Annual Young Bird show and Pigeon Auction
Racing, Friendship, and Goodwill

Location: Payson City Park Pavilion, 250 S. Main Street, Payson UT 84651 

Come join us in promoting the sport of pigeon racing, strengthening the ties within our community, and inviting new flyers into the sport. The public is welcome as well. Enjoy this opportunity to associate with pigeon fanciers, promote the sport, share ideas, and enjoy a BBQ Luncheon.

AU Zone meeting with Jeff Life, AU NE Zone Director and National Race Secretary.
Judging: Brad Hogan, past AU Zone Director and renowned breeder, alongside Boe Weeks, an experienced flyer and apprentice judge from Northern Utah.


Blue Bar
Blue Check
Grand Champion

Reserve Grand Champion
Ribbons and trophies will be awarded !!!!!

Auction with Tom Coletti, AU Past President

Auction birds donated by Dick Fassio, Jim Norton,Joe Nemelka, Pat Gazaway, Hal Peery, Larry Christensen, Jack Schiess etc.

Perch fee donated by Brad Hogan.

Two pigeon oil paintings donated by professional artist Rebecca Lee Peery.

Please contact us if you would like to donate to the UCA. Proceeds will be used to support this annual event as well as assist flyers with rising costs of pigeon racing. Donations will be greatly appreciated. We hope to see you there to support this amazing sport.

Questions? Contact Hal Peery, 801-231-1637,


August 6 - 11, 2019
Cuyahoga County Fair
19201 East Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 
Visit with members of the Independent Homing Club at the fair to find out more about the hobby of racing homing pigeons.


August 19 - 25, 2019
Lorain County Fair
Fairgrounds located off SR 18 in Wellington west of SR 58 and SR 18 (downtown Wellington). 
Visit with members of the Independent Homing Club at the fair to find out more about the hobby of racing homing pigeons


August 26, 27, 28, 2019
Minnesota State Fair - Pigeon Show, 1265 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55108
Join members of the Viking Racing Pigeon Club at the Poultry Barn. They will have pigeons for viewing and plenty of informative handouts. Signup to receive a free information packet, by mail.


September 8, 2019, 11:00 AM
Bird is the Word
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532
Learn about the winged athletes. Enjoy a visit from American Racing Pigeon Union. See these amazing birds up close and even experience a release. Release times will be at different times during the day and are based on weather.
Event Cost: Free with admission
Event Times: 11 AM - 3 PM


October 11, 2019 
Rapides Parish Fair
8149 Highway 71 S, Alexandria, LA 71302

Pigeons will be shown and on display. Visit with members of the Cenla Racing Pigeon Club to learn more about the amazing history of Homing Pigeons and their current athleticism. Fun and informative handouts will be available.
If you have questions, call Harry Vermaelen at 318-201-5632.