WELCOME TO THE World hunter field target championships 2023 competitors information page
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"THE HFT GODS GIVE IN ONE HAND AND TAKETH IN THE OTHER"
- A VERY FRUSTRATED HFT COMPETITOR AT WHFTA 2022
whfta 2023 competitor information
for all you lucky whfta 2023 competitors this is where you'll find all the information you'll need for whfta 2023. including event timings, where to find session information, how to get there, event schedule and much more. if you have a question that isn't answered here, just reach out to one of the whfta team by completing the contact form at the bottom of this page.
"we shall see you on the hft beach"
Just in case you need a refresh of the rules for whfta 2023, click the link below.
the whfta 2023 session and group lists can be found by clicking the links below. it is important competitors know their session for each day as timings differ for each session, please can competitors ensure they have checked their session for each day, we don't want you guys arriving at the incorrect time. Timings are discussed in more detail a little later.
first things first, make sure you know what session you are shooting in by following the links above. next, make sure you have you read the event timings shown below and you know what time you will be able to book in for your respective session.
we advise people arrive based around their session, but if you do want to turn up early you are more than welcome to do so, but you won't be able to head on to the zero range etc. at the same time as the am session competitors if you are shooting in the pm session.
finally when you session booking in opens, head on over to the booking in tent and book in. we ask that, as nice as it is to chat to our lovely booking in folk that you keep on moving. we have a lot of people to get booked in! on day 1 this is where you'll receive you awesome whfta 2023 goody bag!
What is event programme and timings for whfta 2023?
Below is the forecast of event timings and sequencing. As with everything in life, flexibility is required, so some of the none key timings may shift slightly. however, the session start times will not be brought forward and are considered fixed.
Gates Open 0730
Zero Range Opens (Session 1 Competitors) 0745
Session 1 Booking in opens 0815
Session 1 Booking in closes 0900
Session 1 Safety Brief 0930
Zero Range Opens (Session 2 Competitors) 0930
Session 1 Start 0945
JSB Trial range opens 1000
Sides shoots Open 1000
Session 2 Booking in opens 1030
Session 2 Booking in closes 1145
Session 2 Safety Brief 1300
Session 2 Start 1315
Prize Raffle (Saturday) 1700
Shoot offs (Sunday) 1700
Trophy Presentation (Sunday) 1745
Day/Event closedown 1830
What are the prizes up for grabs in the WHFTA 2023 Raffle?
We are absolutely blessed to have such amazing sponsors and supporters of us at whfta. we truly mean that, all our sponsors and supporters 'get' what we are striving to achieve.
All sponsorship prizes go into the 'whfta mega raffle'. this raffle is drawn at the end of day 1, where a competitors entry into whfta 2023 is their entry into the raffle. competitors have to be present to to claim their prize if drawn!
every competitor has a single entry into the raffle and if drawn, is given a raffle prize from the huge wealth of prizes on the table. their entry cannot then be redrawn. PRIZES ARE HANDED OUT IN DESCENDING ORDER.
Head over to our whfta 2023 sponsors page to see what is on offer at whfta 2023 by clicking the link below.
what are the catering arrangements for whfta 2023?
leave your packed lunches at home people. we have some legit catering for whfta 2023. from brews to burgers everything is catered for. all food produce is locally sourced as well and take it from us, it is damn tasty!
Card and cash payments are accepted.
What else is there to do at whfta 2023?
Apart from the absolute world class hft competition there is plenty to keep whfta 2023 competitors entertained. where do we begin....
side shoots there will be a number of really cool sideshoots taking place at whfta 2023, including trialling a beta of a brand new airgun discipline! whfta 2023 competitors get to take part in a beta of something completely new, this is something we've been asked to get involved with by some of the manufacturers, let me tell you, it's pretty darn mega!
Sideshoots are £1.00 per go and there will be prizes for the winners..... not that hft'ers get competitive over this sort of thing........
JSB trial range This is pretty epic. The good folk from JSB are attending WHFTA, not only are they attending but there is going to be a bespoke JSB trial range where WHFTA 2023 Competitors can try the latest JSB batches of ammunition and chat direct to the JSB Team. But wait there is more…….
Once you have carefully selected the best pellet(s), you can then purchase your chosen pellet at a heavily discounted rate. How mega is that!?
This offer is only available for WHFTA 2023 Competitors (everyone’s entry will act as confirmation to purchase).
Prices JSB EXAct .177 £11.99 per tin, £115.00 for 10 tins (1 sleeve). card and cash payments accpeted on the day.
other pellets will be available, prices available on the day of the event.
To find out more drop the WHFTA team a message by completing the contact form at the base of the page.
We are hugely appreciative to JSB for providing this very unique opportunity to our Competitors, this has took a huge amount of work to put together.
interact with manufacturers A number of our sponsors will be attending whfta 2023. so, go have a chat with them, this is an opportunity for both yoursleves and them to interact direct with each other, not through emails, not through contact forms but face to face! They are genuinely interested in what you guys get up to!
WHFTA 2023 trophy places
There are the following trophy places up for grabs this year and it promises to be a hotly contested field across all classes.
team trophies International teams 1st-3rd manufacturer teams 1st-3rd
is there a whfta world champion for each class? absolutely! there will no less than 7 whfta world champions this year.
what is the whfta overall champion? this is the individual with the Cumulative highest score over the two days competition. this indvidual can come from any class. so, if a junior slams in the highest score over the weekend they take the honours!
In the event of this being a tie, as per other class trophy positions there will be a shoot of to decide the victor. irrespective of class, all shoot offs will be conducted in line with whfta rules, section 16.4