Total Prize Money
$700 000 USD
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Running Race
Name: Training Flight 15
Distance: 86km
Liberation Point: Hwange
Release Time: 2017-01-14 06:30:00
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Final Race Date

28th January 2017

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Africa’s most majestic destination beckons! Global pigeon fanciers are stirring with excitement with news that Victoria Falls, one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World, is the sublime Southern African location for a new US$700,000 One-Loft race series in 2016/17.

Pigeon fanciers from as far afield as USA, Canada, China, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa will participate in the inaugural Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race on 28 January 2017 and also the five preceding training races, each with prize money of US$30,000.

Conservation efforts and under-privileged communities will gain significantly from this event, including highly commendable anti-poaching trusts whose under-funded, yet unyielding, work in the..... read more


Bird List - 2016-10-20

Summary Birds received into the Vic Falls loft 1710   ..... read more

Participant list 2016/2017 - 2016-10-04

  Herewith the list of participants for this race season;   Angola Simbarashe Tinofirei  ..... read more

VFWCPR State of the Race - 2016-10-01

From Dr Wim Peters – Race Director It has been a while since we communicated the happenings at the Victoria Falls loft apart from our frequent posts on social media. The most important news is that the nets have all been taken down and the birds have had their first experience of total freedom under the African sky.  Most have preferred to fly from one rooftop to the rooftop on the other wing of the loft and back again a few times not yet venturing ..... read more

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