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DAY 1

05.05.2016
09:00-11:00
Men's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Groups A, B, C)
11:00-13:30
Women's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)
13:30-15:30
Men's category 'Polearm duel' 1 vs 1 (Groups A, B, C, D)
15:30-21:00
Men's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Groups D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L)

DAY 2

06.05.2016
09:00-12:00
Opening Ceremony
12:00-13:30
Category 'Mass Battles' 21 vs 21 (Groups A, B)
16:00-21:00
Category 'Group Battles' 5 vs 5 (Groups A, B, C, D)

DAY 3

07.05.2016
block 1
09:00 - 14:00
09:00-14:00
Category 'Group Battles' 5 vs 5 (Groups E, F, G, H)
11:00-13:00
Women's category 'Polearm duel' 1 vs 1 (Groups + Playoffs + Finals)/Training List
block 2
15:00 - 21:00
15:00-21:00
Category 'Group Battles' 5 vs 5 (Groups I, J, K, L)

DAY 4

08.05.2016
block 1
09:00 - 14:00
09:00-11:00
Women's category 'Group Battles' 3 vs 3 (Groups + Playoffs + Finals)
11:00-12:30
Women's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Playoffs)
12:30-14:00
Men's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Playoffs)
block 2
15:00 - 21:00
15:00-19:00
Category 'Group Battles' 5 vs 5 (Playoffs)
19:00-21:00
Men's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Playoffs)

DAY 5

09.05.2016
10:00-10:30
Men's category 'Polearm duel' 1 vs 1 (Finals)
10:30-11:30
Category 'Group Battles' 5 vs 5 (Finals)
11:30-12:00
The best medieval costume and the best authentic armour competition
12:00-13:30
Category 'Mass Battles' 21 vs 21 (Playoffs + Finals)
13:30-14:00
Women's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Finals)
14:00-16:30
Men's category 'Duel' 1 vs 1 (Finals)
16:30-17:30
Awards Ceremony
Buy Tickets
5-9 May 2016

WORLD
CHAMPIONSHIP

in Historical Medieval Battle

Petrin Hill

Prague,
Czech Republic

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Championship Program

TOURNAMENT
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The World Cup

"Battle of the Nations" is a championship which gathers Historical Medieval Battle (HMB) fans from everywhere. The world of Middle Ages still fascinates thousands of people, who come to "Battle of the Nations" each year seeking the spirit of medieval, clashing steel and group battles. All this awakens the memory of previous generations who faced their enemies holding a sword and a shield.

Full Contact Fighting

"Battle of the Nations" is a full contact fighting with the use of steel weapons from the Middle Ages. Fighters are dressed in armor, which is also made according to historical standards. For safety reasons all weapons are blunt and the battles are held under supervision of experienced referees. Both wrestling and fighting techniques are permitted during the battle making it really spectacular and breathtaking.

30+ National Teams

Being a world cup, "Battle of the Nations" encourages every country to form and develop a national team and compete with the others. Passion for HMB is the core of this international movement that unites people from different regions, with different cultures. A lot of teams come to the championship with their supporters and relatives who also take part in the festival.

Categories

HMB is a sport for everyone - there are both male and female categories.

«Duel» 1 vs 1

«Polearm» 1 vs 1

Female «Group battles» 3 vs 3

Male «Group battles» 5 vs 5

«Mass battles» 21 vs 21

Family Entertainment

Authentic camp

You have a great opportunity to see the Middle Ages from the inside, walking between the tents where fighters and their families reenact the medieval way of living, wearing a costumes from that historical period.

Craftsmen Fair

Besides gastronomic specialties, you can feel the atmosphere of a true medieval fair and walk along the merchants’ row looking for something interesting. Medieval pottery, jewellery, clothes and souvenirs - you can find here anything to fit your taste, something that will remind you of these festival or even come in handy

Activities

Medieval entertainment awaits for you! Musicians playing on authentic instruments, dances, archery and sword mastery workshops, opportunity to try a real armor and let your kids explore medieval fighting with safe swords.

Historical Cuisine And Beverages

You can literally taste the medieval and enjoy the food that was traditional for the people of Middle ages. "Battle of the Nations" festival is a perfect opportunity to degust dishes that have come to us through centuries, cooked according to original recipes. And don’t forget about the beverages that will bring you back to this era!

CONTACTS
Directions mapy.cz

ADDRESS

Petrin Hill

Prague,
Czech Republic

CONTACT US

battleofthenations@gmail.com
www.botn.info
www.hmbia.com