XXXIV Historical Crossbow Italian Championship 2018 (LITAB) in Lucca

Last update: 03/09/2018 (Articolo originale: :it:)

Description of the event

The weekend of 8-9 September 2018 will take place in Lucca for the first time, the Italian Championship of Historical Crossbow between the associations of medieval reenactment members of LITAB league. The last time this event took place near Lucca, was the 2003 in Barga.

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This yearly event is attended by 13 different associations, members of the LITAB league, to meet and challenge themselves in multiple shooting competition to obtain the most valuable title of “Italian Champion” on these particular specialties.

For Lucca will participate the Contrade San Paolino association, together with the associations coming from the cities of: Amelia, Assisi, Chioggia, Gualdo Tadino, Iglesias, Norcia, Montefalco, Roccapiatta, Pisa, Terra Del Sole, Ventimiglia e Volterra. You will find around 200 crossbowers in historical costumes, drum corps and other dressed people in one of the most awaited events of the year.

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Event Schedule (FREE ENTRY)

Saturday 8 Semptember 2018 (Piazza San Martino)

  • 15:00 - Parade start from Piazza dei Servi to Piazza San Martino
  • 15:45 - Start of trial shootings, then match of the 12 Weapon Masters and the 12 Champions of each city
  • 17:30 - End of the match, closing ceremony of the first day at Biblioteca Agorà, with the traditional gifts exchange between cities, selection of the shooting positions for the next day

Sunday 9 Semptember 2018 (Piazza Napoleone)

  • 09:30 - Preparation of the shooting field, trial shooting, equipment checking
  • 12:30 - End of trial shootings.
  • 15:00 - Parade start from Piazza dei Servi to Piazza Napoleone, exhibitions of drummers, flag-thrower and fencers
  • 15:30 - Start of the team competition
  • 16:00 - Exhibitions of drummers, flag-thrower and fencers
  • 16:30 - Start of the individual competition
  • 17:00 - Exhibitions of drummers, flag-thrower and fencers
  • 17:30 - Awards and closing ceremony

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Il corniolo che sarà utilizzato per la gara individuale