Örebro Open 2014

Örebro HEMA is organizing a HEMA event in Kristinehamn 11-13 April 2014, at Värmlandscampen, http://varmlandscamp.se/.

There will be an open longsword tournament which is part of the NHFL, an open sabre tournament and a judging course.

The participation fee for one tournament is SEK 1 200.
The extra fee to participate in both tournaments is SEK 200.
For judges the fee is SEK 500.
It is possible to participate in the sabre tournament and judge the longsword tournament on Saturday. The fee is then SEK 900.

Included in this price is breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday, breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Also included is a bed in a shared room (ca 12 people/room), sheets and a towel. There is no need to bring sleeping mats, sleeping bags, towels or extra money for food. All is included!
Standard longsword feders by Regnyei Armour for the longsword tournament and sabres for the sabre tournament will be provided by the event. You do not need to bring your own sword unless you want to spar or train during the event!

The judging course will be held Friday evening and Saturday morning, organized together with the Swedish HEMA Federation (SvHEMAF), with both tournaments being judged by the participants of the course.

Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_RBxpVGmngp4J5aFPEbrQupAf-wP63Uj-EW_WjcsXVk/viewform

Preliminary schedule:
16:00- Crew at the venue
20:00-22:00 Judging course

08:00-10:00 Breakfast is avalible
09:00-12:30 Judging course
12:00-14:00 Lunch is availible
13:30-14:30 Longsword pools 1 and 2
14:30-15:30 Longsword pools 3 and 4
15:30-16:30 Longsword pools 5 and 6
16:30-17:30 Longsword pools 7 and 8
17:30-21:00 Dinner is avalible
18:00 Elim fights are announced
18:30-20.00 Elim fights

24 longsword fencers will progress from the pools.The top 8 will qualify directly to the round of 16. The remaning 16 fencers will fight in a limited round of 32 bracket for the remaining 8 spots in the round of 16.

07:00-09:00 Breakfast is avalible
08:00-09:00 Sabre pool 1
09:00-10:00 Sabre pool 2
10:00-11:00 Sabre pool 3
11:00-12:00 Sabre elims and preperation for finals
12:00-13:00 Final fights and prize ceremony
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00 Event over

In the sabre the first elimination will be quarter finals.

The eliminations for both weapons will be fought up to the quarter finals. Both the semi finals and the fights for first and third place will be fought in the finals Sunday lunch.

All pools will be announced Saturday morning.

For more information about NHFL and SvHEMAF, visit: www.nhfl.nu andwww.svhemaf.se

Structure of tournament

Conduct of bouts

Equipment requirements