Riyadh – From August 5 to September 5, 2021, Saudi Arabia capital Riyadh will host the first-ever edition of the International Falcon Breeders Auction (IFBA), which will feature hundreds of local and international breeding farms from 12 countries, which are Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, France, America, Russia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Italy, Austria, and Poland.
Walid Al-Taweel, Saudi Falcons Club’s official spokesman, said that the auction will provide a dependable and unique platform for the world’s finest and most elite falcons, as well as for rare breeds and international falcon champions. The club will host a competitive auction, which will be held every day, featuring trustworthy and direct sales, Top-Tier Falcons, leading Falcon Breeding Farms, and falconry enthusiasts from Saudi Arabia and worldwide. The IFBA will also be broadcasted live on social media platforms and well-known television stations.
He noted that the IFBA aims to provide the rarest falcon breeds in the Kingdom and the region, as well as to attract the most authentic international experiences in the field of falconry to the Kingdom, maintaining the Kingdom as an international destination for these farms, thereby expanding investment opportunities and creating direct and indirect business opportunities.
The official spokesman of Saudi Falcons Club (SFC) explained that preparations for the auction include providing the right place to host falcons and their breeders, as well as creating the appropriate place inside the auction to welcome Falcon Breeding Farms and Bidders within and outside the Kingdom, in accordance with the precautionary measures against COVID-19 approved by the Ministry of Health to ensure the safety of attendees and organizers.
It is noteworthy to mention that the International Falcon Breeders Auction has been developed to become a full-service event at the Saudi Falcons Club Grounds in Malham, North of Riyadh, on an area of 27,000m², which includes an area for companies providing veterinary products, tools, and supplies for the breeding and training of falcons.