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Al-Galayel Tournament to kick off on January 30

Sports Doha 30 Jan 23
Al-Galayel Tournament to kick off on January 30
Al-Galayel Tournament for TraditionalHunting 2023 to kick off on January 30.
Event Location
Qatar, Qatar
Start Time
30 January 2023, 12:00 AM
End Time
24 February 2023, 12:00 AM

The 12th Al-Galayel Tournament for Traditional Hunting 2023 will kick off on January 30 with the participation of 23 teams at Laariq Nature Reserve. The tournament will run until February 24.

Al-Galayel Tournament is considered one of the most important and exciting tournaments that reflects the sniper’s skill in the traditional hunting, which is valued in Arab and Qatari cultures.

The tournament is annually sponsored by the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara), is in continuous development in order to achieve its objectives in promoting the heritage of falconry and hunting.

Khalid bin Mohammed Al Maadeed, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Al-Galayel Tournament stated that this year’s tournament is sponsored by the Social and Sport Contribution Fund (Daam) with the participation of 23 teams distributed into five groups. The tournament will kick off on Monday, January 30, with the participation of first group while the competitions of the second group will begin on Friday, February 3, he said.

Al Maadeed added that the third group will start its competitions on Tuesday, February 7 and the fourth group will join it on February 11, while the fifth group will compete on February 15, noting that the competitions of each group will last for four days.

Al Shaqab team had won Al-Galayel tournament in its previous edition. It is noteworthy that the first-place team will receive a cash prize of QR1 million. The second place winner will get QR700,000, while the third place will win QR500,000. An amount of QR10,000 is also awarded to each member of a team that qualifies for the final of the tournament, as well as a reward of QR5,000 for each participating member of a team that did not qualify for the final.

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