Welcome to the web site of the North Road Championship Club

'Champions of the North Road'

Who are we

The organisation held its first race way back in 1901. That was from Lerwick, and it is this iconic race point that continues to be the main focus of the race programme.

Competing from the Shetland Isles is the ultimate test for fancier and bird, and the much coveted prize is the fabulous King’s Cup, one of the most valuable and prestigious trophies in the whole of pigeon racing.

A look back through the years

Reports From yesteryear

Winners Through The Years


Latest News


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Please Note – Due to a late pigeon being timed the hours of darkness for Thurso have been modified. The new hours of darkness are :- 21:40 to 04:45 which […]


Sunday 26th July 2020.    The Thurso birds were liberated by our convoyers Darren and Merv at 6.15 am in a Light South East wind

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The 2018 Day of Champions will be held on Saturday 1st December, be a part of it!