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To the AU Membership – AU 2016 Convention Update

September 5, 2017
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To the AU Membership – AU 2016 Convention Update

  Convention Update To the AU Membership: We would like to thank those of you who have reached out to the AU regarding the 2016 convention. We know that many of you have questions, and we would like to provide a brief update regarding the status of the AU’s investigation, which is ongoing, and...

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THE ART OF THE SHOW

August 29, 2017
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THE ART OF THE SHOW

Submitted by Tom Fremont midnightbluelofts@gmail.com www.midnightbluelofts.com As we prepare for our first National Racing Pigeon Show here in Minnesota, I feel compelled to write about some basics and offer some tips that might help our guest fanciers in preperation. First, Why do we show ? Our pigeons are truly beautiful creatures created by God....

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Know Your AU – USPS & Live Shipping

August 18, 2017
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Know Your AU – USPS & Live Shipping

REMEMBER WHEN USPS QUIT SHIPPING PIGEONS? THE AU IS MORE THAN JUST A PLACE TO BUY BANDS. I have a club in my zone that really knew how to hurt me.  They told me the AU, to them, was only a good place to buy bands, and that if their club could buy seamless bands...

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RECALL PETITION of AU PRESIDENT, EXECUTIVE VP & VP

August 7, 2017
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RECALL PETITION of AU PRESIDENT, EXECUTIVE VP & VP

Fallout from the American Racing Pigeon Union (AU) 2016 National Convention continues.  Over the weekend, Ronald Whitmore a member of the AU Accountability Facebook Group, is asking AU members to recall AU President Tom Coletti, Executive Vice-President Jay Holder (currently running for AU President), and Vice-President Ron Pairan for gross negligence and malfeasance for...

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Andy Warclaw – and His Famous Pigeon “Miss America”

July 28, 2017
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Andy Warclaw – and His Famous Pigeon “Miss America”

I was born in a small town in Poland.  Grew up on a small farm where everything we ate was grown.  I took interest in pigeons after my brother got a few fancy pigeons from my uncle.  I soon got some homers from a neighbor and was hooked.  In 1992 at the age of 11 we...

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OLR STATS PROJECT Q & A

July 25, 2017
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OLR STATS PROJECT Q & A

Drew and I are hearing this list has created a lot of discussion amongst the pigeon sport with opinions on all sides with most of the opinions being supportive.  That is great to hear as we hoped this would be something the sport would be interested in and create some discussion.  We also thought...

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One Loft Race Entries and Perch Fee Breakdown

July 21, 2017
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One Loft Race Entries and Perch Fee Breakdown

LR Stats Initial Inventory Here is the most current (July 21, 2017) release of stats for the OLR Stats project that will carry on throughout the 2017 One Loft Race season.  You will find a list of the races we are tracking and the lofts and how much they each paid in perch fees....

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Western Open Carson City & Winnemucca 2017 Results

July 16, 2017
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Western Open Carson City & Winnemucca 2017 Results

  The first race of the Western Open’s two race series was released on June 17, 2017 from Carson City, Nevada.  564 birds from 38 lofts were released into clear and calm conditions and 55 degrees. The Carson City race is broken down into four sections; 300-399, 400-499, 500-599, and 600-699 and is a...

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Northwest Junior Flyers – Thank You

July 1, 2017
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Northwest Junior Flyers – Thank You

Thank You all for your very generous donations to our 2017 Auction. Your support means so much to the kids who are the future of our club! Thanks to you, our 2017 auction was a huge success as a result of your gifts.  Please accept our most heartfelt thanks and appreciation for your generosity...

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Canadian Racing Pigeon Union President & VP Resign

June 29, 2017
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Canadian Racing Pigeon Union President & VP Resign

  In a recent email to members, the Canadian Racing Pigeon Union (CRPU) Board of Directors has announced that Brad Foster and Mike Taylor have resigned their positions as president and vice president on June 20, 2017 without notice and for no apparent reason. While it is not known why they resigned, Board of...

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