The WBHC 2017 Opening Ceremony on June 18th , 2017, when the delegations will gather at 6pm in Piazza Duomo in Florence Downtown.
At 18.30 it will take place the Parade preceded by the historical procession from Piazza Duomo to Piazza della Signoria (about 400 meters by walking) where the authorities will address the partecipants and will declare the championship open.
Piazza Duomo can be reached by walking or using the small electric bus C2 (www.ataf.net) from Florence Santa Maria Novella Railway Station.
You can reach the station usinge the Tramway (which stops at the Cascine Park where the Visarno Hippodrome is located). From June 12th, 2017, there will be available an exchange parking MORE
On Friday 23 June 2017 there will be the awards and closing ceremony for the WBHC 2017 hosted at the prestigious Santa Maria Novella Covenant in Florence Downtown.
The ceremony will be take place during the official banquet, which you can book a place for by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org till 16 June 2016 or directly at registration and bowcheck in Visarno Hippodrome (Florence).
If you book via email before 16 June 2017 the cost is 30 Euro per person, if you book directly at registration or during the championship the cost will be 35 Euro per person.
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At the end of the WBHC 2017 we are going to sell the targets used during the championship.
5 packages are available, each one comprising 44 targets (a full IFAA range - 6 group 1, 6 group 2, 16 group 3 and 16 group 4 targets), assemblying tools included. The 3D targets are manufactured by AAA, SRT and Italespanso.
Each package is available for the price of 3.200 Euro.
It is possible to book one or more packages by email (email@example.com).
Transportation will be at buyer's expense.
The WBHC 2017 Organizing Committee informs all the registered archers that since April 10th, 2017 we are not going to accept any style's change.
Any request after the deadline will be rejected.MORE
Following the cancellation of several archers we have 50 places available on the entry list (except the Adult Male Longbow division, which is fully booked) for the WBHC 2017.
If you want to register to the championship you need to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org containing the following info:
Date of birth:
Membership card number:
Attention to all the archers registered for the WBHC 2017. The official Ranges will be built in Castellina in Chianti. Registration and bowcheck will be held in Florence at the Visarno Hippodrome.
During registration and bowcheck you can practice archery inside the Visarno Hippodrome. During competition's days practice ranges for daily warm-up will be built near to the official ones in Castellina in Chianti.MORE
The last meeting of the IFAA World Council approved a new style in the Book of Rules. Archers can attnend IFAA events in the new style, named Traditional Recurve Bow, starting from January 1st, 2017.
To attend the WBHC 2017 in the new style you need to write an email to email@example.com starting from January 1st, 2017 with name, family name and registration number of the archers who want to change style. No changes will be made after April 15th, 2017.
We are pleased to inform you that we reached the limit of 1600 entries for the WBHC 2017. Registrations are now closed.
Eventually, new registrations will be possible in case of other archers will ask for cancellation.
Further news will follow on this website.MORE
we are pleased to announce that we have now a tour operator, CHIANTI TOURS, who is at your disposal to help you find the best accommodation for the WBHC 2017
More info under "Accommodation" section of this website.MORE
Use this map to check if or where your style fit under IFAA Rules.
"Registrations will start on this web site, july 22nd"MORE
Agreement have been taken with the City of Florence and Chianti District for the logistic structures and to offer you the best services during and after the tournament. Every evening will cultures and music events be arrange for your pleasure.MORE
We're starting to define the race tracks in the beautiful woods of Chianti.MORE