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If the organizers are unable to organize the competition due to a virus outbreak situation, the 90% of the entry fee will be refunded.

We heartfully invite the historical archers from around the world to the 3rd HDH-IAA Historical Archery World Championships on 17-23th August, 2020 in the picturesque town of Tata, not far from Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.

The World Championships consist of 3 parts:

  • Classical historical targets
  • Long Distance Target Shooting
  • Flight Shooting

I am looking forward to see you at Tata!
Lovász Tamás
             Chairman of OC
         HDA-IAA and Hungarian Archery Association

According to the historical rules of HDH-International Archery Association
You can collect 3 individual World Championship titles and one Team title. 
HDH-IAA Historical rules


  • Historical bows from modern materials
  • Historical bows from natural materials
  • Historical longbows and other stick bows
  • Hunting bows


  • Bows are divided in 2 different poundage limit. Maximum of 50 pounds draw weight and over 51 pounds, so called unlimited bows.
  • Draw weight is checked with the longest arrow to be shot if arrows are of different length. The point of the arrow will be drawn over till arrow falls from grip, ensuring equal measurement for all.
  • There are no age groups only different genders defined.(male/female)
18-19-20-21th August
After the classical qualifications round
Afternoon flight shooting (1 bow style
15:00- Registration, orientation, start of the competition

The competition format:

The competition consists of 1 round. Competitors have 3 shots to execute in a category. 1 competitor can enter maximum 2 categories. The longest shots shall be marked with flags with the name of the competitors. Only the longest shot of the 3 shots of each competitor is recorded.


The field of play is easy to overview, well trimmed flat area. When desighning the field prevailing wind needs to be considered. 

Safty zones taken in consideration the ideal field measurements are: 
the minimum is a zone of minimum of 30-30 m from both sides of the shooting stances and a length of 700meters.x150 m. It must be adjusted tot he distances to be shot. The maximum angle of the lines running out from baseline is 30 degrees resulting in a continiously withening field
Poles(sticks) is marking the shooting line and a band or paint is running between them to mark the line. Waiting line is also marked located 5 meters behind the shooting line. Technical line is marked 2 meters in front of shooting line
Starting from shooting line the distances are measured and marked by at every 100 meters of 2m high poles with flags. Between the poles a painted or marked by a band a line is indicating the line of the distance marked. 
On the midline of the field a colored pole that is minimum 50cm high is marking the distances every 50 meters.



The registration fee contains:
World Championship entry fee,
the side programs,the banquet, transfer between the competition venues, airport transfer’s fee and
the additional programs and competitions.

HDH-IAA Historical Archery World Championships


HDH-IAA Flight and Long Distance Shooting 


HDH-IAA World Championships+ Flight and Long Distance Shooting  


Discounted registration fee
until 31th May 2020

150 € / 49.500HUF

60 € / 19.800HUF

180 € / 59.500HUF

Family discounted registration fee
until 31th May 2020
(Wife, husband, children, grandparents, )

130 € / 43.000HUF

40 € / 13.500HUF

160 € / 53.000HUF

Registration fee:

180 €

100 €

210 €

-    The registration becomes valid when the entry fee arrives to the bank account
-    In the case of cancellation we can refund the fee according to the following: 

by 31th of May 90% of the entry fee 
after 1st of June 50% of the entry fee

-    In case the withdrawal is within three weeks before the championship we can not pay refund.

All other individuals who are not members of national archery association can have competition licence* the fee is 15 Euro/year.
*licence: international shooting licence for one person

-     Please send e-mail if you would like the family discount

OTP BANK NYRT, 1163 Budapest Jókai utca 3/B 
Historical Archery World Championships
IBAN: HU19 1173 3027 2836 2515 0000 0000

HUF transfer: 11733027-28362515

-    Please write your name and the competition category (A,B or C) in the transfer notice when you pay the entry fee.