The festival gives visitors great opportunities to win valuable prizes, through its many daily competitions and draws, including the "Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed International Festival for Arabian Horses" which takes place every evening on the festival stage, as well as draws and competitions on the "Radio Stage" which are held daily every evening. The festival, in collaboration with its partners, also organizes major heritage-oriented competitions such as the “Sheikh Zayed Falconry” competitions for 2021, the “Sheikh Zayed Dhow Sailing Race 2021” and the “Zayed Grand Prix” for camel racing for 2021.
The Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Festival of Arabian Horses is hosting a series of prize draws in which winners can take home a car in every draw. There’s a total of 5 cars to be won over the course of the Festival’s run, in addition to many valuable cash prizes and gifts in every draw.
The draws will be broadcast live on Yas TV on the following dates:
You can participate to get an opportunity to win one of the valuable prizes offered by visiting the festival and filling in the competition coupon, and putting it in the box dedicated to the competition draws.
This event is organized in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Falconers Club under the title, "Sheikh
Zayed Falconry Competition 2021". The competition is held in the Al Falah Area in Abu Dhabi and
consists of eight rounds for the Younger Falcon category, four for Adult Falcons that belong to
the royal family and one for Adult Falcons. On the 22nd and 23rd of December 2021, the competition
will feature 4 rounds for Royal Falcons, and on the 24th and 27th of December, the 4 rounds for
general Adult Falcons will be held, for prizes.
To participate, please contact Abu Dhabi Falconers Club on the following contact info:
In cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club, the Festival presents the "Sheikh Zayed Dhow Sailing Race 2021" which will be run as follows:
|Race||Participants’ age group||Approximate number of participants||Date||Day|
|The Sheikh Zayed Dhow Sailing Race 2021, 22-foot sailboat category||from 18 to 21 years old||350 sailors and 70 sailboats||15 /1/ 2022||Saturday|
|The Sheikh Zayed Dhow Sailing Race 2021, 60-foot sailboat category||from 8 years old and up||1,488 sailors and 130 sailboats||22 /1/ 2022||Saturday|
Participation is limited to sportsmen experienced in sailboat sailing and who are registered in the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht club's database, where they compete under the umbrella of the festival, in accordance with the regulations and laws of the club.
The Sheikh Zayed Festival organizes the Zayed Grand Prize for Camel Racing in Al Wathba Arena in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the Emirates Camel Racing Association and with the participation of camel owners from across the UAE and the GCC States, to take place on the following dates:
Morning Round: 7 AM
Festival visitors will have the opportunity to enter into daily and weekly draws for numerous prizes in kind and in cash, during festival theatre competitions and radio stage competitions and draws.
The Festival will be organizing a traditional camel contest known as Tarh Al Oqood, where participants compete with each other to bring a young camel down to the ground. The contest is held at the Horse and Camel arena on a weekly basis over several rounds. Cash prizes await the winners.