Races will cover a distance of 1,200m on flat sand track.
All camel gaits are allowed (canter, trot, walk).
Races will start at a hydraulic gate.
Winners will be determined by order of crossing the finish line.
Belts used to strap rider to camel.
Electric shockers found mounted to the camel or used in whips.
External influence of camel owner on camel during race beyond vocal cheering on.
Interference with gear of competitor camels and riders
Riding gear that has not been tested and approved prior to the race
A race can be cancelled by ADCRC for reasons only determined by ADCRC
A race can be cancelled by the Camel Racing Club for reasons e.g. weather warnings.
Riders must have obtained the racing license from Dubai Camel Racing Club
Riders agree to participate in riding, racing and camel handling at their own risk and signed the race waiver.
Riders must be female
Riders must be 18 yrs of age or above
Riders must wear a riding helmet and body protector
Riders are responsible to inspect their riding equipment on body as on camel as part of their due diligence and responsibility.
Riders declare that they are in sound condition and undertake participation with the knowledge of the physical demands required.
Riders agree to follow instructions by all ADCRC staff as well as by (DCRC) at all times.
Riders agree to respect the local culture and customs and will accept dress code set by ADCRC.
Riders are not allowed to use belts, that fixes the rider to the camel/saddle/shedad.
Riders must not exceed a body weight of 80kg.
Riders are prohibited to race, handle a camel or be present on the race track, if under the influence of drugs or alcohol or awareness altering medication.
The usage of the stick or whip is permitted. However, riders consent to make use of the whip only when necessary and when there is reasonable chance that the whip will change the ranking.
Participating in the race automatically means riders are an ambassador of fair and reasonable competition with animals and consider animal welfare as important. As riders and organizers, we strive to bring positive change and improvement for the sport, animals, and riders.
To join for your first class, you are not required to have any prerequisites. There is no previous experience required. We are there to teach you along the way. We require riders to adhere to our weight restrictions of 90kg. Children can ride with their parents up to 8 years old. 9 years onwards, we recommend riding alone. Do send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your family’s visit.