Dubai, known for its opulence and grandeur, is gearing up to become the world’s sports capital this December. The Dubai Sports Council has left no stone unturned in bringing together athletes from around the globe to participate in various sporting events that cater to every taste and interest.
Let’s dive into the exciting world of sports that Dubai has in store for us this December, where champions will be made, records will be broken, and memories will be cherished.
Dubai Electric Scooter Championship: Racing into the Future
Date: 16th Dec. 2023, Venue: Dubai Design District
The Middle East’s first-ever Electric Scooter Championship is set to take place in Dubai on December 16th, 2023, at the iconic Dubai Design District. This groundbreaking event promises to be an adrenaline-pumping experience featuring elite riders worldwide competing on the fastest electric scooters, reaching speeds exceeding 140 kilometres per hour. Organized by the Federation for Micro-mobility & Sport, this championship aims to promote micro-mobility as an exciting new form of racing while fostering sustainability and advancements in safety, infrastructure, and technology in this rapidly growing sector.
Emirates Dubai Grand Prix Sailing Championship: Setting Sail for Adventure
Date: 9th & 10th Dec. 2023, Venue: Rashid Port
Prepare to be mesmerized by the Emirates Dubai Grand Prix Sailing Championship on December 9th and 10th, 2023, at Rashid Port. In partnership with B & O Marinas, this event marks the sixth stage of an international series in its fourth season, featuring 13 stages worldwide. International teams from Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Britain, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA will compete, making this championship truly global. Dubai has rapidly become integral to the successful international SailGP tour, joining illustrious cities such as Bermuda, Chicago, Saint-Tropez, Sydney, and San Francisco.
Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens: A Rugby Extravaganza
Date: 1st to 3rd Dec. 2023, Venue: The Sevens Stadium
Calling all rugby enthusiasts! The Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, one of the most prestigious international sporting events in Dubai and the Middle East, is scheduled from December 1st to 3rd, 2023, at The Sevens Stadium. This event will see the participation of 420 teams, including top male and female professionals from 28 countries, such as Australia, Fiji, South Africa, Ireland, and Britain. Competitions will cover seven-a-side events, including rugby, cricket, padel, netball, and fitness. With over 100 thousand spectators expected, this championship promises rugby action.
World Artistic Swimming League: A Graceful Display of Talent
Date: 13th & 14th Dec. 2023, Venue: Hamdan Sports Complex
Dive into the world of synchronized swimming at the World Artistic Swimming League, hosted at the Hamdan Sports Complex on December 13th and 14th, 2023. This event features 200 female players, including Olympic gold medalists, representing 15 countries, including Italy, Russia, England, Azerbaijan, Spain, Singapore, and more. Prepare to be enchanted by the grace and precision of these athletes as they perform mesmerizing routines in the water.
Gulf Classic Cars Championship: A Symphony of Classic Automobiles
Date: 8th to 10th Dec. 2023, Venue: Dubai Autodrome
For automobile enthusiasts, the Gulf Classic Cars Championship is a must-attend event. From December 8th to 10th, 2023, the Dubai Autodrome will host this grand prix, featuring Historic Formula One races and classic Group C cars. The championship includes several accompanying events, such as rare classic vehicle shows, the Emirati Heritage Village, and children’s activities, making it a fantastic family outing.
Rhythmic Gymnastics Challenge Cup: Grace in Motion
Date: 2nd & 3rd Dec. 2023, Venue: Shabab Al-Ahli Club in Al-Nahda
Prepare for a display of grace and agility at the Rhythmic Gymnastics Challenge Cup, set to take place on December 2nd and 3rd, 2023, at the Shabab Al-Ahli Club in Al-Nahda. The International Gymnastics Cup will also be organized, offering gymnastics enthusiasts a double treat of world-class performances.
Middle East Martial Arts Championship: A Showcase of Combat Skills
Date: 1st Dec. 2023, Venue: Dubai Festival City
Combat sports aficionados won’t want to miss the Middle East Martial Arts Championship, scheduled for December 1st, 2023, at Dubai Festival City. This championship showcases the skills and determination of martial artists from various disciplines.
More Exciting Championships
But wait, there’s more! Dubai’s sporting extravaganza doesn’t end here. In addition to the championships above, Dubai will host the Middle East Modern Sailing Championship, the National Day Speed Chess Championship, and the Jungle Bell Martial Arts Championship, ensuring that December is packed with action and excitement for sports enthusiasts.
Dubai International Fitness Championship: Where Strength Meets Glory
Date: 8th to 10th Dec. 2023, Venue: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium
Dubai will welcome a prominent group of the world’s strongest fitness professionals for the 11th edition of the Dubai International Fitness Championship. From December 8th to 10th, 2023, at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, 60 contestants, 30 males and 30 females, will compete for valuable prizes totalling Dhs 1.4 million. These athletes, selected based on their world ranking, represent the best in fitness sports. Prepare to be inspired by their strength, dedication, and unwavering commitment to excellence.
Dubai is all set to transform into a sports paradise this December, with 75 international championships covering a wide range of sports. Whether you’re a fan of high-speed electric scooter races, thrilling rugby sevens, graceful gymnastics, or classic car races, Dubai has something for everyone. Don’t miss the chance to witness world-class athletes in action and be a part of the sporting excitement. Get your tickets, mark your calendars, and prepare for a December filled with sporting thrills in the heart of Dubai. Dubai’s sports scene is about to make history – be there to witness it!