The Western Pigeon Federation was founded in Melbourne Australia in 1972. The Federation conducts pigeon races for fanciers in the western areas of Melbourne for over 120 members. The races are on four tracks west, northwest, north and northeast. There is also a race from Tasmania every season. The season starts in early July with a race from 200kms and ends in November with a race from 950kms.

PRESIDENT: RAY RUSSELL 

SECRETARY: MICHAEL PORTELLI

RING SECRETARY: PAULINE PULIS

 

VRPU SEASON LAUNCH

On Saturday June 1st, the VRPU will be holding a family day to launch the 2019 racing season. Flyers from all Federations are welcome. To view the flyer for more details, click on the flyer below.

Please note that the starting time for the launch has been amended to 11.30am.

 

 

2018 CONDOBLIN BREEDERS PLATE WINNER

Congratulations to the winner of this year’s Breeders Plate race, Charlie Abela of the Altona City Club. Charlie took out the first place by clocking a yearling Blue Bar cock at 4.28.03 pm, giving him a flying time of 8.58.01 and a winning velocity of 1061.03. The winning bird was raced by Charlie and bred by Felix Lia of the Green Gully club giving them each a $15,000 winners cheque.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESULTS: SHORT SERIES 2018

The winner of the Short Series for 2018, was J & M Portelli of the Altona City Club.  Michael won the Short series by 81 points, with a total pointscore of 307 points.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate him on his win.

RESULTS:   LONG SERIES 2018

The winner of the Long Series for the 2018 season was J & J Pulis of the Deer Park Club. John and Joe won the Long series with a total pointscore of 134.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate them on their win.

RESULTS: COMBINED SERIES 2018

The winner of the combined series for 2018 was J & M Portelli of the Altona City Club.  Michael won the combined series with a total pointscore of 421 points.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate him on his win.

 

 

 

Transfer cards are available to download…just click on ‘FORMS’ at the top of the page to locate.

2017 Race Schedule

To view the 2017 Race Schedule please click on the link at the top of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you found a racing pigeon?  Please click below to report it.  (If it has a ring on its’ leg it’s a racing pigeon)

Please note: This number is ONLY for the reporting of lost racing pigeons.  If you find a wild pigeon or any other type of bird and are unsure of what to do with it, please contact either the RSPCA or your local veterinary clinic.

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