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The Puget Sound Combine is an organization of racing pigeon enthusiasts who live in the Puget Sound region of Washington State, U.S.A. This group consists of over 35 flyers from north of Seattle to south of Chehalis and from the Olympic Peninsula on the west to the Cascades in the east. Races range from an average of 80 air miles from Kalama, WA to the furthest race station, Red Bluff, CA, over 500 air miles for most of the competitors.

A pigeon race is a race against the clock. Each flyer's loft is measured using global positioning to determine the exact airline distance from the race station. Members meet at various clubs around the region to enter their birds in the race and send them on the Concourse truck. On the morning of the race, the birds are released to return to their respective homes. 

Each flyer has a computerized leg band which records the day, minute, and second the bird arrives home. After arrival, members again convene at their clubs to calculate each bird's speed in yards per minute using total flight time divided by the total yards from their home to the race station. 

The fastest bird wins the race.

American Racing Pigeon Union
International Federation
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Master Station List

STATION NAME          DISTANCE  S/L/M           LATITUDE              LONGITUDE 

ASHLAND OR                     350       L           42:11.3860  N         122:39.2830 W
AURORA OR                      150       S           45:16.4090  N         122:46.7410 W
BATTLEGROUND WA        100       S           45:44.9760  N         122:39.9480 W
COBURG OR                      200       M          44:08.2720  N         123:03.2980 W
COTTAGE GROVE OR      250       M           43:48.1180  N         123:02.5340 W
KALAMA WA                      100       S            45:58.9830  N         122:49.7630 W
RED BLUFF CA                 500       L            40:09.3830  N         122:12.2940 W
SALEM OR                        150       S            45:03.3540  N         122:57.9520 W
SUTHERLIN OR                 250       M           43:23.2610  N         123:20.1490 W
TRI CITY OR                      250       M           42:58.4340  N         123:20.2670 W
VANCOUVER WA              100       S            45:38.1540  N         122:38.9780 W
WEED CA                          400       L            41:25.4030  N         122:23.6320  W
SHINGLETOWN CA           475       L            40:31.0721  N         121:49.0910  W

President: Ric Arrisola
Vice President: Mark Lamb
Secretary: Mickey Gilbertson
Treasurer: Glen Steelhammer
Race Secretary Ric Arrisola

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 15-Aug A Vancouver, WA B Toledo, WA Friday  Van C

 22-Aug A Salem, OR B Vancouver, WA Friday

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 12-Sep A Tangent, OR B Salem, OR Friday

 19-Sep A Cottage Grove, OR B Salem, OR Friday