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Knabenschiessen

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Schiessplatz Albisgutli, Uetlibergstrasse 331, ZuRICH, 8045

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Knabenschiessen Festival - Switzerland | iExplore.com
Held each year on the second weekend in September, approximately 4,000 boys and girls from Zurich aged 12 to 16 take part in a marksmanship contest. Competitors are eliminated in each round and the winners in the male and female categories are crowned King and Queen of the tournament. Up to about on...
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Knabenschiessen (marksmanship contest) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
...are used as restaurants or for civic functions. There are two great annual festivals: the April Sechseläuten, with a guild procession and the ceremonial burning of a snowman, and the September Knabenschiessen, a youthful sharpshooting contest. Mountain climbing in the nearby Alps is a popula...
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Knabenschiessen | Albisgütli, Zürich, Switzerland | Whatsonwhen
(literally boys' shooting ) boasts a king or queen, the top marksman of the competition. In a bit of an update to the traditional honours, the lucky winner receives a grand prize, which in the past has been as extravagant as a flight to New York. For the public at large there is a colourful three-da...
travelevents.discovery.com

Knabenschiessen, pictures photos
Military training for Swiss youths has been on record since the Middle Ages. Conscription started at the early age of 16 and so even boys were taught how to handle weapons. Shooting practise for Zurich youths was first described in 1576 but the actual Knabenschiessen competition was first documented...
picture-newsletter.com

Knabenschiessen in Zurich (ZH) - Switzerland Tourism
About a third of the competitors may select prizes, which have been donated by Zurich firms and private individuals, on the basis of points scored. For a few days (Saturday to Monday), the region around the Albisgüetli butts to the southwest of the city becomes an amusement park said to be the bigg...
myswitzerland.com

World Events Guide - Knabenschiessen Festival
Held each year on the second weekend in September, approximately 4,000 boys and girls from Zurich aged 12 to 16 take part in a marksmanship contest. Competitors are eliminated in each round and the winners in the male and female categories are crowned King and Queen of the tournament. Up to about on...
worldeventsguide.com

Knabenschiessen in Zurich - Railbookers.com
is Switzerland's largest fair and takes place this year from September 8th to 10th. The focal point of this celebration on the Abisguetil is a rifle shooting contest for teen...
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