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DAY 1

29.04.2017
block 1
09:30 - 15:00
09:30-11:30
Men's longsword duel category - 1 vs 1 (Groups A, B)
Men's sword&buckler duel category - 1 vs 1 (Groups A, B)
12:00-13:00
Opening ceremony
Competition for the best authentic costumes
13:00-13:30
Men's sword&buckler duel category - 1 vs 1 (Finals)
Men's longsword duel category - 1 vs 1 (Finals)
14:00-15:00
Women's sword&buckler duel category - 1 vs 1 (All stages)
Women's longsword duel category - 1 vs 1 (All stages)
block 2
16:00 - 20:00
16:00-18:00
Women’s ‘group battles’ category 3 vs 3 (Groups A, B, C, D)
 
 
18:00-20:00
Men’s ‘mass battles’ category 21 vs 21 (Groups A, B)

DAY 2

30.04.2017
block 1
09:30 - 14:30
09:30-14:30
Men’s ‘group battles’ category 5 vs 5 (Groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L)
block 2
15:30 - 20:00
15:30-18:00
Men's sword&shield duel category - 1 vs 1 (All stages)
16:30-17:30
Men's polearm duel category - 1 vs 1 (All stages)
18:00-20:00
Men’s ‘group battles’ category 5 vs 5 (PlayOff)

DAY 3

01.05.2017
block 1
10:00 - 14:00
10:00-11:30
Women's polearm duel category - 1 vs 1 (All stages)
10:00-11:00
Women's sword&shield duel category - 1 vs 1 (All stages)
11:30-12:30
Men's triathlon duel category - 1 vs 1 (Finals)
12:00-14:00
Women’s ‘group battles’ category 3 vs 3 (Playoff, Finals)
13:00-14:00
Women's triathlon duel category - 1 vs 1 (Finals)
block 2
16:00 - 20:00
16:00-17:30
Men’s ‘group battles’ category 5 vs 5 (Grand Finals)
18:00-20:00
Men’s ‘mass battles’ category 21 vs 21 (Finals)
Buy Tickets
29 April - 1 May 2017

WORLD
CHAMPIONSHIP

in Historical Medieval Battle

Barcelona

Spain

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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.

5 types of «Duel» 1 vs 1

Female «Group battles» 3 vs 3

Male «Group battles» 5 vs 5

«Mass battles» 21 vs 21

Family Entertainment

Medieval Costumes

You will be surrounded by the real Middle Ages! People dressed in fashion of X-XV centuries will walk around you all the time; and definitely create an unforgettable atmosphere. There will even be a medieval costumes contests where you can cheer and vote for your favourites. Enjoy, admire and don’t forget to make pictures.

Try it yourself!

On a special HMB Soft arena you will have a chance to witness how young sportsmen train and fight in soft equipment. Kids under 18 years old will have a chance to try themselves in this passionate sport.
There will be exposition of real steel HMB armour and weapons. Enjoy, admire and don’t forget to take pictures.

Medieval souvenirs

Everyone can get something medieval just for themselves. Moms will find a wide selection of medieval-ish jewelry; Dads - real swords, awesome cups, maybe even medieval drinks; and for kids - their first wooden swords, bows and a lot more to find.

Cheer for your Nation!

Are you Catalan? From other part of Spain? Or maybe German, Russian, Argentinian, Australian or American? Come cheer for your national team! Over 30 nations will be there, and every tough knight needs a cheering kid (or a thousand) on his/her side. Become an “extra-fighter” for your Nation.

CONTACTS
41°24′00″N 2°10′52″E Directions

ADDRESS

Barcelona

Spain

CONTACT US

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