Family Fun Pigeon Expo

Presented by:

Rock River Valley Racing Pigeon Club

Where: Oppold Marina (Stouffer Rd. Sterling, IL)

When:   July 17, 2010

 Festivities start at 9:00 a.m. and continue all day!

9:30 – 12:00

*Kids Fishing Tournament!

Parents, register your children between 8 and 9 am
(under age 16 eligible)
Bring your Pole! -- Bait Provided

Win Prizes! Free lunch provided by Arthur’s Garden Deli

Sponsored by: Whiteside County Sheriff, Sterling Police,
Boy Scouts of America, Pete Harkness Auto Group,
Schreiner's Bait & Tackle, YMCA


Chicago Pigeon Race Release!!

See 1000 pigeons released as they race to their homes!

11:00 – 3:00

Bring your kids to the Animal Menagerie!

 12:00 – 3:00

*Fire Trucks!   Illinois National Guard!

*Armories from Rock Falls and Dixon!

  *Whiteside County Mounted Patrol!

Sponsored by Sauk Valley Bank, Schuneman Insurance Agency


See a Real Pigeon Loft! Watch Pigeon Videos!



Take a ride on a REAL FIRE ENGINE!


Special Tribute to Our Military  

Invocation by Pastor Scott Porter, Abiding Word Church

White Birds Of Peace Release


Honor Guard, Sterling American Legion, Boy Scouts of America, Dixon VFW

Learn all about the sport of racing pigeons! 
(Pigeon "101" at 10, 1, 4 - O'clock)


  All attendees will be invited to write messages
 that will delivered by Messenger Pigeon to:  

>The Governor of Illinois
>The President of the United States


Watch and participate in Community Wide Pigeon Races!


Here's your chance to send a note by messenger pigeon 
to a friend or family member!

For more information: 815-225-7399

Thank  You"

to the following community sponsors:

*Angelo’s Pizza *Arthur’s Garden Deli *B&T’s Chicken Coop
*Boy Scouts of America *
Buffalo Wild Wings *Casey’s (Rt.30)
CGH Medical Center *Chicago and Local Pigeon Organizations
*County Market *Community State Bank *Culver's *Dial-A–Tree *Educators of Beauty *Emporium Thrift Center *Farm & Fleet
*Friendship House
 *Goodyear *Gregory Schott, Atty.,
*Kelly's *Grummert's Hardware *Joel M. Downie CPA *Menards
*NAPA (Sterling)
*Pete Harkness Auto Group *Sauk Valley Bank
*Save-A-Lot *Schreiner's Bait & Tackle *Schuneman Insurance Agency
*Sterling Police
*Subway *The Medicine Shoppe *Tuff Dog Bakery *VeriFacts *WalMart (Sterling) *Wheelock Furniture
*Whiteside County Sheriff *YMCA