Administration of the festival 2018-01-27 10:48:40
Today, the King Abdulaziz Camel Racing Contest has kicked off at 7:30 am as part of the 2nd King Abdulaziz Camel Festival. Camel racing heats starts with Hiqaiq “3-year-old camels” (Male and Female)) for40 km race. The total number of the general heats are 40 divided into 20 morning heats and 20 evening ones. King Abdelaziz Camel Festival Administration has announced that the King Abdulaziz Camel Racing Award is the largest in its field. The Total sum of the prizes for the Camel Racing Award is 95,808,000 riyals, distributed over 2,172 prizes for 228 racing heats. This reiterates the interest and the support of our wise leadership in camels and their cultural, historical, social, economic, and athletic values. The Festival Administration calls upon all participants to abide by the conditions and instructions posted in the registration website.