In Payakumbuh West Sumatra Indonesia, there is a game of the nagari boy that is duck race. Ducks released simultaneously by flying over the asphalt road to the finish line of approximately 800 meters.
Before joining the competition, the ducks first listed on the committee table by paying an insert of Trhee tausand Rupiah. Then the beak ducks fitted the number of participants.
After that, ducks who participate in the race, collected at the finish line all to give drink or eat. If the participants are enough, the race begins.
Ducks brought to the star line as far as 800 meters based on the class.
Yes, ducks were released owners. An advanced duck can fly far to the finish line. But many ducks are also unable to fly far.
This unique race, making foreign tourists interested to try it. They also competed with other participants. Very carefully, these travelers let go of ducks.
This is a very interesting entertainment for them, because they have never seen a race like this in their country.
The duck race is only in Payakumbuh West Sumatra. This nagari game has been running since the Dutch era until now. The race is divided by various classes, ranging from 800 meters class, 1000 meters to 1200 meters. Pick duck held on Sunday in the arena of Padang Laweh Payakumbuh, fighting for three units of motorcycles.
Pikes ducks become one of the attractions tourists come to Payakumbuh city. The game of this nagari, always held every month in different places.