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Join us at Africa’s most majestic and safest tourist destination for a world class One-Loft race!

Victoria Falls, one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, is the sublime Southern African location for a US$700,000 One-Loft race series, now entering its second year.

The final young bird race in January is over 400km in tough, arid African conditions that is a test-of-the-best and a supreme showcase for the world’s top breeders. This was evident during our first race season with tough races and a final race on 28 January 2017 with the winning velocity of only 800.17 meters per minute. The ACE pigeon had an average velocity of 1002.96 meters per minute over 6 races.

The US$700,000 annual prize money includes the lucrativ..... read more

News

Update on this year's birds - 2017-07-20

Things are progressing well at the Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race. We are happy to report that at this stage the mortalities are significantly less during quarantine compared to last year. We have had a comprehensive health and vaccination program and the pigeons are looking well. Numbers are swelling at the race loft as we add new pigeons to the flock. We are seeing that pigeons are settling quickly as they are added to the free flying pigeons after a short containment period. Soon a further 1200 pigeons from our quarantine site will join the main flock, once their mandatory quarantine period is over. A further shipment of pigeons from Europe will be received shortly and will be open until about the 10th of August to receive any late entries. We have increased the camera coverage at the lofts and will live stream training tosses from an early stage. We will also have "pooling" available where entrants can enter the pools on a weekly bases..... read more

PIPA & USA Auctions update - 2017-07-18

The pigeons from last season which were sent to PIPA and USA for auction have been in those countries for a little while now. The auctions will be conducted as follows; PIPA auction will be from 4 September to 17 September online; https://www.pipa.be/en/pigeons-for-sale/upcoming-auctions/victoria-falls-zim-winners-final-ace-pigeons USA auction will only be in February 2018 as it will be done in Las Vegas at a pigeon gala event and auction, so as to maximise sale prices. More details of how this will work will follow closer to the time.   ..... read more

Middle Eastern birds received - 2017-07-10

The last of the pigeons from the Middle East have been received for 2017/2018. A fantastic effort with 344 pigeons from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait who have sent a strong team to defend the title of first place in the inaugural Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race. This USD 200 000 first prize was won last season by Bader AlJewesry of Kuwait, seen here holding his prized trophy and certificate...... read more

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Total Prize Money
$700 000 USD
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Final Race Date

26th January 2018


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