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In Memory

Piedmont Racing Pigeon Combine Annual Seminar and Auction

With Guest speaker Sam Younan. 

Hosting 2019 AU SE Zone meeting with

Karen Clifton and Al Hassler

All followed up by one of the best auctions in the South East 


Come on out for a day of good fellowship, listen to all the stories,

meet some new people or catch up with old friends.


Where: Super 8 Hotel, 100 Ellis Ferry Ave Gaffney, SC 29341(864) 489-1699 
From I-85 take exit 92 (Hwy-11) toward Gaffney. Hotel will be mile on the left. 
When: Saturday, January 12th, 2019. starting at 9:00am 

Schedule of events Times are approximate and subject to change. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am AU Zone meeting. 
11:00 am Guest Speaker Sam Younan 
Intermission for lunch and auction setup following Sam.
Due to the proximity of eating establishments in the area food will not be served. 
We will break for approximately 1 hour lunch so you can get a bite to eat. 

Auction will start after the Lunch Break we try to get started up around 1pm.

Visit our website at

to see donations and Pedigrees as they get posted.

For more information or if you live out of area and wish to bid on a pigeon.

contact anyone of our members listed on the Member page of our website.



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The Spartanburg County Racing Pigeon club is located in North Western South Carolina, Centered around Spartanburg, SC. We are sanctioned by the American Racing Union. We are a member club of the Piedmont Racing Pigeon Combine.

We are also members of the Dixie Southern Racing Pigeon Association


The Piedmont Racing Pigeon Combine is a combination of clubs that compete against each other as a whole and as individual clubs. The ability to compete in the combine increases the competition level and helps keep costs down. There are currently 4 clubs competing in the Combine:


Spartanburg  Pigeon Racing Club (AU/SCO)

Spartanburg, SC and surrounding area

Contact Frank McDonough at


Greenville Racing Pigeon Club (AU/GRPC)

Greenville/Anderson, SC and surrounding area

Contact Tommy Axson email at


Sandlapper Invitational Racing Club (AU/SR)

Columbia, SC and surrounding area

Contact Len Brewer email at


Gaston Cleveland Racing Pigeon Club

York, SC and surrounding area

Contact Art Sager email at


 In January the Combine hosts the Annual AU Southeast Region Zone meeting. Combined with a seminar, special guest speakers and an auction. It is a fun event to attend and is growing every year.


Other area Pigeon Racing Events 

Frank Espisito Owned and operated Espos East Coast Challenge in New Jersey for 7 years. Since 2011 he has operated AMERICAS international challenge one loft race in Woodruff, SC. 


If you are looking for a place to enjoy and race pigeons our area is fast becoming the place to be. If you are already in this area and are looking for a way to increase your level of competition or save on shipping cost, give us a try.



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