It will take place next June 9 in the Assembly Hall of the Society of Festeros.
The Society of Festeros of the Santísimo Christ of the Agony along with the City council of Ontinyent have organized a second gratuitous course on the use of muzzle-loading and powder guns that will take place next Sunday, June 9, to the Assembly Hall of the Society of Festeros de 09.00 to 14.00. and that it will be obligatory to be able to shoot or charge in the upcoming Moors and Christians Festivities 2019.
The president of the Sociedad de Festeros said that “the first course we held in March was very well received, and given the demand, we decided to organize another day for all those who could not attend the first one“, in addition Vicente Pla Vaello highlights the work carried out between the Board of Directors and the City Council because the Ontinyent Festival is in line with the new regulations, which limits security measures but increases the amount of gunpowder available.
The festeros, with or without permission of arms, from 18 years old can register before May 31 to their respective comparsas or in the Sociedad de Festeros (to the email firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications must indicate name, surname and D.N.I. After the course, attendees will receive a certificate of accreditation. The certificate will be granted for assistance, you do not have to pass any exam.
According to the president of the Sociedad de Festeros, “we do not want anyone to be left without being able to participate in the events of arcabuceria, for that reason we have organized another edition of the course, in addition, we have elaborated a calendar joint with other populations to give facilities to the festeros that can not attend the days in Ontinyent, have the option of doing it in another locality “.
Finally, the president of the entity encourages the festeros to take this course, whether they are triggers or if they intend to be, since from 2019 it is mandatory for all participants in the acts of arcabuceria, as a result of the entry in force of the ITC 26 required by Royal Decree 130/2017 by which the Explosives Regulations are approved.