Dignitaries pose for a picture after a technical workshop organised by the DSC’s Woman and Sports Committee at the council’s premises.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has announced the opening of registration doors for the 11th edition of Sheikha Hind Women’s Sports Tournament, the biggest of its kind.
Organised by DSC under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al-Maktoum, the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The 11th edition of the Tournament is scheduled from November 9-20.
Participants in the tournament will compete in seven sports disciplines including bowling, running, cycling, padel, badminton, shooting and obstacles challenge.
Sheikha Hind Women’s Sports Tournament attracts talents and encourages women of various ages and multi-nationalities to exercise sports activities.
The tournament’s details were revealed during the technical workshop, organized by the DSC’s Woman and Sports Committee at the council’s premises in the presence of Hessa Al-Kous, Head of the Women’s Sports Committee.
The workshop was addressed by Fawziya Fraidoon, Head of Community Events Section at DSC and Deputy Head of the Organizing Committee / Alya Al-Safai, the Women Sports Development Executive in DSC and General Coordinator of the Tournament, Adel Al Bannai, Head of Football Companies Section at the DSC and Head of Technical Committee of the Tournament and Rashid Al Kilyani, Supervisor and trainer of Fazza Shooting Range.
The technical workshop was also attended by female coordinators of sports activities in governmental, semi-governmental and private entities, besides representatives from the sports federations of the listed competitions.
Registration procedures commenced from Wednesday and will close on Oct.31.
The workshop explained the technical & organizational regulations of each of the tournament’s competitions. Conditions and requirements of registration were presented in detail and answers were provided to all questions & enquiries. Rules & regulations of each listed sports competition were also explained.
The technical committee stated that rules applicable in local federations will be implemented, in addition to articles which are newly introduced in the respective federations. Rules and regulations are stipulated in a way that copes with abilities of female associates of governmental, semi-governmental and private entities and in such a way that does not contradict the rules applicable in each of the respective federations.
The current edition of the tournament will be kicked off with the bowling competition, scheduled for November 9 at Dubai International Bowling Center in Al-Mamzar, while the padel competition will be held at the Just Padel Club from November 10-12.
The badminton competition will take place from November 13-16 at Al-Nasr Sports Club.
All competitions to be held during evening times in order to enable participants and fans to carry out their tasks and duties during the official working hours without any need for absence or early leaving.
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