Saudi Arabia: The start of the “Nairiyah Camel Race” tomorrow with 32 lanes
Wednesday – 5 Rabi ‘al-Awwal 1442 AH – October 21, 2020 CE
A side of a previous camel race in Saudi Arabia (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Riyadh: «Middle East Online»
The attention of camel lovers and lovers will turn tomorrow, Thursday, towards King Fahd Camel Square in Nairiyah, to follow the start of the Nairiyah Camel Race, which lasts for 6 days, with 114 runs, including 20 for symbols, 26 open runs, 66 general runs, and two marathon runs.
Tomorrow, the start will be 32 “Sunn Al Haqaiq” runs, at a distance of 3 km, and two periods: in the morning, containing 22 “year”, and ten in the evening, 4 of which are Ramzou’s courses, and 6 open runs.
The Saudi Camel Federation also launched the Al-Nairiya Competition for Commentators, in order to encourage and support talented people, and to prepare national cadres specialized in the field of commenting on camel sport. The prizes for the competition amount to 60 thousand riyals, the first place holder gets 30 thousand riyals, the second gets 20 thousand riyals, and the third gets 10 thousand riyals.
The Saudi Camel Federation had completed preparations for the start of this race; On October 20, the process of presenting the rims to the Simulation and Teething Committee began, and will continue until October 26; Whereas, mounts that were not subject to the procedure will be excluded by the relevant committee.
And the Saudi Camel Federation had indicated to all owners wishing to participate in the Nairiyah Camel Race, the need to install an electronic chip belonging to the Saudi Camel Federation in the riding mounts participating in the race, so as not to be excluded.
The Saudi Camel Federation also stressed the importance of adhering to precautionary measures and preventive measures, to limit the spread of the Corona virus (Covid-19), calling on everyone to adhere to and adhere to the precautionary measures, while reducing contact and adherence to the instructions issued by the union in this regard.
The races organized by the Saudi Camel Federation during the current year have witnessed a great development, as they have contributed to creating a kind of competition between cities for aesthetics of organization. The camel race in Nairiyah is expected to witness great success, due to the number of participants and scheduled runs, in addition to the great interest that he finds from officials of the Saudi Camel Federation and officials in Nairiyah Governorate.
These great efforts come within the framework of the Saudi Camel Federation, headed by Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, to preserve this great cultural heritage, and to elevate this sport to global standards in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030; In addition to the governance and management of camel races, providing services to fields and owners, and providing them with an ideal environment to practice this authentic sport.