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

 

 

 

 

12/08/18   3rd NARRANDERA LIBERATION DETAILS

 In today’s race from Narrandera, 12/08/18, 2055 WPF birds competing from 74 lofts, along with 187 Geelong birds competing from 20 lofts, for a total of 2242  birds from 94 lofts, were released at 8.30 am.

Conditions at the race point were partly cloudy with a light South Westerly wind.

Upon release, the birds all left the race point in four minutes in two groups, 30 seconds apart.

For the trip home the birds are expected to encounter mainly clear conditions with 15-25 km/p/h West to South Westerly winds increasing to 25-35 km/p/h as they near Melbourne, with the possibility of a late shower in the evening.  Top temperature expected today is 14 deg.

Don’t forget production of clocks is within two hours of clocking. All the best to all.

Co-ordinates for Narrandera

 Latitude:   -34   44    52.8             Longitude:   146    33    57.6

    

RESULTS:  3rd NARRANDERA  12/08/18

In our ninth race of the season from Narrandera 12/08/18, the winner was P & P Pace of the United Club.  Clocking a yearling blue bar cock at 01.45.24 pm, Pat and Pauline took out first place with a flying time of 5.15.24 and a velocity of 1132.638 mpm.  This is Pat and Paulines’ second Federation win of the 2018 season and on behalf of all the members, we congratulate them on their win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESULTS: SHORT SERIES 2017

The winner of the Short Series for 2017, 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 2017

The winner of the Long Series for the 2017 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 2017

The winner of the combined series for 2017 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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