SAHPA Race Pigeon Convention - Programme Planning

Friday 25th November 2022 - Loft Visits
Loft visits are currently planned for:
- Fred diMella Broadview SA - Current SAHPA aggregate points winner

- Greg Hodgins Banksia Park SA - SALDC Chairman and long distance

-  Warren March Jervois SA - Importer of Europeon birds

- Lee Abbott Trott Park SA - successful SALDC flyer

- Mark Coates Glenelg SA - Lovely loft and middle distance flyer

- Geoff Rayment Angle Vale SA - successful SALDC flyer

- Russell Somerville Williamstown (Gawler) SA - successful SALDC flyer

- Gavin Harris McLaren Vale - successful SALDC flyer

Contact David Walker 0450 107 545 or to advise visit preferences - firm itineraries will be advised one (1) week prior to the convention.

Initial planning for Warren March and Lee Abbott is for  a morning visit to W March, lunch at either Murray Bridge or Mount Barker, then an afternoon visit to L Abbott.

Other visits to be advised dependent on numbers advised to David Walker.

Saturday 26th November Day 1 of Convention

12pm - Official Opening at Angle park Greyhound Racing, 55 Cardigan St Angle Park SA.

2 pm Auction - SAHPA sale of approx. 40 pigeons (cover costs and raise funds for SAHPA plus a donation to a nominated charity) followed by ANRPB sale of approx. 10 pigeons (raise funds for ANRPB).

3:30 pm Special Guest Speaker Panel (extreme long distance racing) hosted by Ray Fewings  - Confirmed Panel Members - Gavin Harris, Greg Kakoschke, Lee Abbott, Bronte Andrewartha, Greg Hodgins, Russell Somerville.

4:30 close of afternoon session

6:30 pm – 10 pm SAHPA Annual Presentation Evening. - Includes Special Guest Speaker - TBA

Sunday 27th November Day 2 of Convention. Start 10:30 am

10.30am Open Day 2 at Angle Park Greyhound Racing venue

11 am Auction - SAHPA sale of approx. 40 pigeons

12:30 pm Special Guest Speaker Panel (Winning Ways) Hosted by Ray Fewings - Confirmed panel members  - David Wetering, Ross Chapman, John Van Beers, John Share, Mark Seiboth and Nenard Stojakovic.

3:30 pm Auction sale of approx. 10 pigeons (SAHPA LDC)

4:30 pm Close Day 2 of Convention

Monday 28th November - Open SAHPA Hall for visitors – Free Sausage Sizzle Lunch and close of Convention

11.00am SAHPA Baulderstone Road - Open to Interstate and local visitors - all welcome.


Enquiries regarding SAHPA 2 Day Pigeon Convention 2022


Greg Hamilton       ph 0419 598 400

Grant Paterson      ph 0400 022 853

Gavin Harris           ph 0418 853 111