Tua Hneev HMoob Tournament
Winner receives a full-sized traditional HMong crossbow!
- 5 US dollars$5
- The Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Register online or in-person at the Landmark Center by noon, 12pm, May 22, 2022. Competition starts at 1pm. Test your accuracy shooting rab hneev hmoob. This competition is limited to 64 participants and will be single-elimination tournament (sudden death), meaning there will a maximum of six (6) rounds. Winner will receive a full-sized traditional Hmong crossbow valued at $250, second place will receive a small traditional Hmong crossbow valued at $175. Competition takes place on May 22nd, 2022, from 1pm to 4pm (it may end earlier) at the Hmong Cultural Center of Minnesota's Qeej Festival located at the Landmark Center: 75 5th St W Saint Paul, MN 55102 Rules: • Traditional, full-size, handmade hmong crossbows will be provided, but feel free to bring your own • If you bring your own crossbow, it must have a bow length of at least 30 inches and a draw weight of 90 pounds or more. • Shots will be placed from approximately 10 yards, dependent on availability of space. • Number of shots per round will depend on the number of participants who sign up. • The target will be ib daim phiaj (bullseye) with the rings closer to the center bullseye being worth more points—most points wins. • Maximum of 64 competitors, with single-elimination tournament, meaning there will be at most, six (6) rounds. There is a registration fee of $5.00 to prevent no shows. Think of this as the time you would traditionally need to craft your own hneev :) You also could win a $250 (1st place) or $175 (2nd place) hneev in return!