The racing pigeon sport in China has been developing vigorously in recent years. By 2019, there were more than 400,000 Chinese members and more than 50 million racing pigeons. Each year, more than 20,000 events are held across the country. The industrial economy of China has reached more than 3 billion euros, which is in the leading position of the world. More and more young people are attracted to join this sport in China.
The F.C.I. “World Cup” Racing Pigeon Professional League is a pioneering activity in the field of international racing pigeon sport, which will attract a number of racing pigeon enthusiasts from all over the world to participate. It will become an important milestone in the history of the world racing pigeon sport, fully demonstrating the promotion of China’s international status. This activity not only manifests the vigorous development of China’s racing pigeon sport, but also contributes to accelerating our development towards a powerful country of racing pigeon sport.
On January 11, 2020, the licensing ceremony for the organizer of the F.C.I. “World Cup” Racing Pigeon Professional League and the organizer of branch races was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Mr. Geert PHILIPS, Secretary General of the F.C.I., awarded the licenses to the representatives of the Chinese Racing Pigeon Association and the Pingtan Comprehensive Experimental Zone. The representatives of the three parties jointly awarded the licenses to ten organizers of the 2020 F.C.I. “World” Racing Pigeon Professional League. These organizers are the top 10 racing pigeon clubs in China including Beijing Pioneer Racing Pigeon Cultural Exchange Co., Ltd., Beijing Changyang Century Racing Pigeon Cultural Exchange Co., Ltd., etc.