The President Cup Falcon Competitions
Date: JAN 15 – JAN 27, 2016
Venue: ABU DHABI FALCONERS’ CLUB , ABU DHABI
The event’s third season comes after the successful second season and the great participation of the falconers and the excellence achieved in the different rounds. The new season will feature new steps taken by Abu Dhabi Falconers’ Club in order to enrich the competitions and present a distinguished season.
The President Cup Falcon Competitions will feature three final competitions (Telwah, Training of falcons with balloons and Training of falcons with wireless aircrafts), in addition to the final rounds of the Challenge Cup, Telwah Cup and Golden Telwah Cup.
This competition is organized by Abu Dhabi Falconers’ Club in the aim of preserving the achievements of past, supporting the UAE heritage and ancestral sports in line with its mission and values.
Abu Dhabi Falconers’ Club (ADFC) will continue to implement its global initiative of the smart electronic ring which goes around the falcon’s leg, which was launched and adopted in the previous season. This step comes within the ADFC’s keenness to apply the latest technologies and use the best tools in order to promote the falconry so that it keeps pace with the technological progress. Furthermore, the third season will also feature the Falconer of the Season award based on the points he gains and his performance in the three final competitions.
The event is supported by and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and the wise guidance of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s representative in the Western Union, President of Emirates Falconers’ Club, and under the supervision of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Club.