Throughout the day there are sports competitions on national sports (throwing Tynzyan on ferrets jumping over sledge ... ) , costume contest , songs and dances . Simultaneously, fair and reindeer
sled race ( race winner traditionally every year gets signed snowmobile) .
Reindeer Herder's Day takes place not only in Salekhard, but also in small towns . In Aksarka , for example, which is 55 km . from the district capital Salekhard, you can see the spectacle is not for the faint of heart : deer herders traditionally stabbed and then drink his blood and eat raw meat .