The organizing committee of Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament has announced the eighth season of the much-loved annual tournament will take place in the coming Holy Month of Ramadan, in accordance with COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols for approved sports competitions.
Organized by Dubai Sports Council, the NAS Sports Tournament is the biggest event of its kind in terms of participation and prize money and has been held every year in the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013 at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, except in 2020 due to COVID-19 outbreak.
This year’s NAS Sports Tournament will feature three sports – padel tennis, running, and cycling – and competition in each of those sports will involve several categories, allowing the maximum number of UAE’s sports enthusiasts – Emiratis and non-Emiratis of all age and ability, including People of Determination – to participate.
Dubai Sports Council has informed its strategic partners – including sponsors and sports federations supporting NAS Sports Tournament 2021 – about the details of the tournament, which will be organized in compliance with all COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols, as well as other guidelines issued by relevant authorities.
This year’s Sports tournament will consist of:
The event is open to men and women of all nationalities living in the UAE, but all participants will have to give an undertaking they are medically fit to participate in, while participants in the junior categories will have to provide a letter of consent from their guardian. Bikes with TT handlebars (aero bars or triathlon bars, which are handlebar extensions with padded forearm rests) are not permitted, along with MTB (mountain bicycles), and any participant using them will be disqualified.
NAS Padel Championship – The NAS Padel Championships will take place on the majestic Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex courts competitions taking place in four different categories – Open Men and Emirati Men, Women and Team category. Those interested in taking part can register through the above-mentioned websites on or before April 5.
Important notice from Event
All participants must present proof of a PCR examination with a negative result to the organizing committee before each match, and this result is valid for a period of (48) hours from the date of announcing the result