HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, has approved the results of the fifth edition of the Sports Activity Classification System in Dubai for the 2018-2019 season, the first system of its kind in the world designed and launched by Dubai Sports Council for the first time. In 2014, as a pioneering UAE initiative to support and develop the sporting sector in Dubai and the classification of events according to the number of stars to motivate the organizers to excellence and innovation, and strengthen their position among the accredited event organizers and strengthen their relationship with the public of various nationalities.

He congratulated the organizers of the 5-star events: Government Games, the Dubai World Cup, the Dubai Rugby Sevens and the Dubai World Golf Tour and urged them to continue their excellence and innovation in this area. 5 stars according to the mechanisms adopted in the system, calling on everyone to redouble efforts to achieve greater excellence as it remains open to compete for the best rating.

His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai praised the classification system as it gives the organizers of various sporting events the motivation to improve their activities. He said: "We continue to work in accordance with the approach of excellence and innovation established by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and a translation of the vision and guidance We are delighted to continue our efforts to bring the sports sector to the highest levels of excellence as it relates to the health, vitality, happiness and productivity of the community. ''

His Highness added: "The organization of sporting events is an important sector to extend its positive effects on the sports and economic levels, which provides thousands of job opportunities in various disciplines, and contribute to the encouragement of the tourist movement, and offers opportunities for the participation of various segments of society in sports activities and to follow their champions of different stars Sports, especially as it gives the impetus for young people to follow the path of these heroes ... Our goal is to be the excellence feature of all events hosted by Dubai, including sports.

Mattar Al Tayer, Vice President of Dubai Sports Council, thanked His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his directives to the Dubai Sports Council to achieve the vision and objectives of the Council through the approach of excellence and innovation and provide unprecedented initiatives that have a positive impact in the dissemination of exercise and the development of sports work In clubs and empowering employees in the organization of events.

Al Tayer said: `` His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum represents a model of leadership and role model, he is a high-level athlete and recognizes the value of sport and its impact on the movement of society, and His Highness always stresses that our work in the Dubai Sports Council in a way that translates the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is honored to promote national gains and to take the lead in sports as in all areas of life.

Al Tayer added: `` In line with the directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on the launch of the leading initiatives in the field of sports, Dubai Sports Council launched the system of classification of sporting events as a purely Emirati initiative in the idea and implementation we presented to the world, where the leaders of the international sports federations praised the system and everyone agreed On the big impact on the development of the organization of sports events in the country and wherever it is applied, where the sporting activities are classified into six categories: environmental impact, promotional, social, sports, economic, and regulatory impact, covering all June B work and leave an impact and legacy on our society and our economy.

The fifth edition of the “Sports Activity Classification” included 215 between 5 and 3 stars, with four receiving a 5-star rating, 194 receiving 4-star and 17 3-star events.

Launched in 2014 by the Dubai Sports Council, the fifth edition of the system saw the participation of 950,000 amateur and professional athletes of different nationalities and ages, as well as attracting 2.8 million followers from inside and outside the UAE.

The 405 events were organized by 85 international sporting events, 137 UAE sporting events, 161 community events, 11 sports conferences, 6 exhibitions and 5 sports awards.

It is worth mentioning that each activity is classified according to several elements: financial, logistical and technical, as well as the extent of women's participation and provide an opportunity for people of determination to be part of the event, and each of these elements intervene in the calculation of the final result of the classification, while measuring the economic growth of effectiveness Through the figures related to the development of tourism and business growth, each points determine the outcome, and the same applies to sports growth, which includes the development of artistic performance, and the rise in the number of participants, while measuring the growth of effectiveness at the social level through its role in strengthening the links between the various members of the community, and raise the proportion His happiness M as participants and followers.

Information on the evaluation of each event is obtained by answering 81 questions on various aspects of the organization, 54 of which are addressed to the organizer of the event, the weight of which is 66% of the final result, 13 questions to the public, the weight of the answer is 16% of the final result, and 14 questions to the team of specialists. The answer is 18% of the final result.