Tragic Loss

It is with great regret that I inform you all of the tragic loss of the eldest brother and mother of NBRC Secretary/Treasurer, Jay Alnimer, in a traffic accident at a railroad crossing in Lorraine, Ohio last evening. We are deeply saddened to learn of his enormous loss. Our condolences, thoughts and prayers are with…

Roller Centenarian Wally Fort

NBRC Hall of Famer Wally Fort of Ohio reaches his 100th birthday on Friday February 20th! Congratulations and Happy Birthday to you, Wally, from all your roller friends in the hobby! A reception will be held at his home, sponsored by friends and family, and we are asking that roller men accros the country fly a kit…

NBRC Accessories Secretary

Henry Cook has served as the Accessories Secretary for the NBRC for many, many years and has done an outstanding job keeping things running smoothly and efficiently in that position. With his wife Billie, this awesome team has managed the stocking, ordering, and mailing of all of the NBRC accessory items, including NBRC bands, that…

2014 NBRC convnetion DVDs

Dan Galarza has finalized the Fresno 2014 NBRC Convention DVD. If you are interested in a copy, the cost is $10 plus $3 postage. The information will also come out in the next NBRC Bulletin. You can send a check and order to Dan at   11795 County Road 2180, St. James, MO 65559 or email him at…

Virtual Pigeon Breeder

 Mark Shapiro, who is conducting research on pigeon genetics at the University of Utah, has developed a new outreach/education project that he recently released as a beta version online. It’s a “virtual pigeon breeder” game called Pigeonetics, and it was produced in collaboration with the amazing team at the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah. The…

NBRC AUCTION 2014

2014 NBRC ANNUAL INTERNET FUNDRAISING AUCTIONOur 2014 Annual Auction started October 28th and is scheduled to end  December 13th.  Auction items  include outstanding pigeons from top breeders and fliers, T-shirts and hats, artwork, memorabilia, and other pigeon related items. This is our key fundraiser each year to offset certain convention costs that are provided free…