JEDDAH, 14 May 2004 ? A beauty contest for camels was held recently in Hayaniya village, 190 km north of Baqaa in the Hail region, attracting more than 5,000 people from the Kingdom.
Some 2,500 camels were entered in the rare contest to win the Prince Sultan ibn Muhammad Cup.
Competitions were held for four types of camels with 100 camels (25 in each category) declared winners. Cash prizes worth SR600,000 were distributed by Jedaie ibn Awad Laghaisem on behalf of Prince Sultan at the end of the event.