"the whfta is supported by some of the world's leading manufacturers, distributors and shooting organisations"
Here at WHFTA we are supported by some of the world's leading manufacturers, distributors and shooting organisations. These amazing supporters help us to bring you world class HFT events.
The unique relationships we have with all of our supporters allows for a conduit between the HFT fraternity and the wider shooting and outdoors community.
We are incredibly proud and grateful for all of the amazing support evryone contributes to the whftA.
We have a mega relationship with the guys at Optics Warehouse, they have continually supported not only ourselves but the wider shooting community. Keep up the immense work guys! Optics Warehouse was founded in 2007 with the simple, yet ambitious goal of becoming the leading name in the UK’s Optics industry. Built on 3 key promises to our customers: 1. To stock the UK’s widest selection of Optics at the most competitive prices. 2. To offer the most professional and friendly expert advice available in the industry. 3. To maintain the highest possible levels of customer service. Optics Warehouse is now the UK’s #1 Optics Shop!
The JSB Match Diabolo a.s. products currently present the world’s best quality ammunition. This fact has been proven by the top shooters, experts in this field, air shooting enthusiasts and weapons’ manufacturers. In order to further improve the ammunition quality and properties JSB Match Diabolo invest into the innovation of the machines’ technology each year.
Ever since the JSB Match Diabolo a.s. establishment the company continually increases the volume of production, so that they can react to a high demand of their products. They also pay considerable attention to the improvement of their services.
the company’s products are distributed into approximately 32 countries. The company exports to the USA, Russian, Japanese and European markets, among which are important customers from England and Germany. The demand for ammunition is, of course, in the Czech market as well. The present export of the company is around 90 per cent. JSB Match diabolo a.s. currently employs about 100 employees.
Weihrauch UK ft. Hull cartridge
Official UK importers Hull Cartridge Company have proudly been importing Weihrauch airguns and pistols since 1977.
Weihrauch engineer and manufacture their precision airguns using the latest technology – Perfection and Innovation are important parts of the company's ethos. Continuous development programme ensures that the product range meets the ever changing requirements of the airgun shooting market. Weihrauch continually invests in the most up to date production machinery, maintaining quality whilst maximising output.
The Weihrauch family and their dedicated team of experts have decades of experience, this keeps Weihrauch airguns at the top of the market. All guns are assembled by hand
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation
VISION To ensure a guaranteed future for sustainable shooting sports in all their diversity as a widely enjoyed and important part of the environment, economy and culture.
MISSION To promote and protect sporting shooting and advocate the benefits it brings to the natural environment throughout the United Kingdom, Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
To represent members’ interests by providing an effective and unified voice for sustainable shooting sports and individual services.
To act for the benefit of the community through education, the promotion of scientific research, best practice in: firearms licensing, habitat conservation and wildlife and game management.
To promote the benefits of game as food.
AIM Field Sports is a family business that was started in 2006 by John and Karen Dean. It was founded on the idea of providing top quality, specialist grade tactical shooting accessories that were affordable enough for every kind of shooter – from the hobbyist target shooter to military personnel. It all started with the introduction of the AIM 50 which still remains our flagship rifle case after all these years. After finding the market was in great need of the equipment AIM Field Sports had to offer,
they have continued to innovate and develop new products to meet the requirements of every type of shooter there is. Not content to sit back on the many industry plaudits They have received over the years, they continue to push forward in developing exciting new accessories. Always listening to our customers. Regardless of which product you purchase – whether that is a dragbag or a cheekpiece – you can be sure of one thing: quality. That is something AIM have always had from day one.
Flopover are the premier target manufacturer in the UK, with unique designs and unparalleled levels of customer service.
Whether you are after a full suite of competition targets or some plinking targets for your back garden you will not go wrong with Flopover!
WHFTA fully endorse Flopover targets and we use them extensively in all of our events. Highly recommended!
We love the guys and girls at Air Arms. Perhaps our longest and most prolific sponsor; Air Arms have supported not only ourselves but all of the airgun shooting community. Claire West (MD NSP Engineering) is quite literally airgun royalty!
Product superiority comes from commitment to excellence. At Air Arms, that commitment begins with our production technology and is applied to everything we do by the skill of our staff. Through research, design, development and production, the Air Arms philosophy of ‘only the finest’ is maintained and constantly challenged by our quality control. We’re the best because that position was the only one acceptable, and we know our customers share that stance. We will continue to be the best, because our products constantly evolve to meet the demands of our customers, and as we already know, only the best will do for them.
Optisan precision sport optics Designed and engineered for outdoor enthusiasts since 1998.
Designed for, and with, champion shooters Optisan co-develops our shooting systems with top shooters to withstand the rigors of the field while excelling at the demands of competition. Our meticulous testing and constant improvements have won the approval of champion shooters around Europe.
Detailed quality control Before it becomes part of your shooting system, each of the 90-150 components that will become your optic are subjected to more than 200 quality control points, all of which are done 100% in-house. Limited lifetime warranty Our promise, backed by two generations of family ownership and operation.
Tilly's Gun Stocks
For those who aren’t familiar with Tilly’s Gun Stocks they produce some of the finest stocks and grip sets on the market! Their work needs to be seen to be appreciated, it is truly masterful! Go check out their gallery for examples of some their fine work.
Tommy aka Tilly has an in-depth knowledge of most airgun disciplines, he applies this knowledge to his work to ensure the best stock fit for each customer. This attention to detail has gained him notoriety not only from the shooting fraternity but from manufacturers as well. This has led to him working in the background with the one and only Air Arms on some top-secret projects! Tommy aka Tilly has an in-depth knowledge of most airgun disciplines, he applies this knowledge to his work to ensure the best stock fit for each customer. This attention to detail has gained him notoriety not only from the shooting fraternity but from manufacturers as well. This has led to him working in the background with the one and only Air Arms on some top-secret projects!
The Shooting Party ft. QYS
The Shooting Party of Shenstone, Staffordshire are Designers, Developers, Importers, Distributors & Retailers of Shooting Sports Products and are the UK’s Exclusive Distributors for the major brands Lee Enfield (Guns), AirforceOne, PAO-Professional Airgun Optics, Anson & Deeley, Jim Bowie-1837 -and ZhuHai Qiang Yuan Sports Goods -QYS Airgun Pellets.
QYS Airgun Pellets are Olympic quality and have a high number of Olympic medals to their name dating back to Sydney in the year 2000. This includes winning a total of 8 Olympic medals in Tokyo in 2021. That is some going!
If you are in the market for a serious high-end alternative to your current pellet, then absolutely do not look further than QYS Airgun Pellets and give Mike at The Shooting Party a call or check out their website. We have tried these and we are very very impressed and we are sure you will be too!
Derwent Air Rifles and Accessories
Located in Cockermouth in the picturesque Lake District Mark and his team at Derwent Air Rifles have been providing top notch service and advice to the airgun community for many years.
I recently visited Derwent Air Rifles and Accessories and it really is an excellent outfit with exceptional knowledge and support at hand from Mark. Hands down a great place to visit and purchase from, a real gem!
An awesome addition to the Derwent set up is their 100y airgun range, it is one of the best air rifle ranges I’ve seen to date and is well worth the journey to get some valuable set up time in
Solware Ltd is a leading UK gun shop and established in 1999. Over the last 8 years, Solware has increased its product range to offer an even a wider choice of shooting essentials. Dont just take our word for it, please see our customer reviews on Google and Facebook.
Our store is more than just another average online retailer. We sell not only top quality products, but give our customers a positive online shopping experience. We work to make your life more enjoyable.
Doncaster Airgun Range
For those who haven’t heard of Doncaster Airgun Range they are, in our opinion the UK’s premier indoor shooting venue. Both Brian and Leanne who run DAR, have a wealth of knowledge within the airgun shooting fraternity and Brian is a former FT Piston Class World Champion to boot.
Furthermore, the enthusiasm and passion they both have for our sport is unparalleled. DAR are responsible for an incredible amount of grass roots work within our shooting community, the amount of people they have successfully introduced to the world of airgunning is definitely numbering in the thousands.
We cannot recommend these guys enough!
AN ABSOLUTE YORKSHIRE GEM! COMBINING A BLEND OF CONTEMPORARY AND TRADITIONAL PRACTICES, DAVIESBUILT GUNSTOCKS PRODUCE SOME OF THE MOST STUNNING CUSTOM STOCKS AND GRIP SETS OUT THERE
THE CRAFTMANSHIP, ATTENTION TO DETAIL HAS TO BE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED, BUT TAKE IT FROM US, IT IS STUNNING!
EACH PIECE IS CAREFULLY HAND CRAFTED WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL LEVEL OF DETAIL AND PRECISION.
IF YOU'RE IN THE MARKET FOR UPGRADING YOUR RIFLE OR PISTOL DEFINITELY CHECK OUT DAVIESBUILT GUNSTOCKS!
The Rat Works
The RAT Works was born in 2012 from a passion for problem-solving and technical development. Since then we have grown and collaborated together. We work to help develop the UK air rifle performance market for all airgun shooters. Using our expertise and vast experience in all areas of airgun and wider mechanical engineering, we bring together a wealth of knowledge. Our problem-solving and innovation aims are to enhance airgun performance for customers and manufacturers alike.
Sure Shot Airguns was founded on the principle of supplying quality products and competitive prices so everyone can enjoy shooting. We have either sourced great products or designed our own allowing us to offer a large range for all sporting shooters - from gloves and shooting mats through to our custom Ultra alloy stocks and Discovery rifle scopes we have products for Airgunners and traditional firearm users.
Highland Outdoors was established in 2007 and specialises in providing a great range of products to the firearms and related industry. Formed by John Bright in partnership with the Fuller Group, Highland Outdoors was formed under the same business model as our global sister companies, a wholesale only specialist.
Highland Outdoors has quickly established itself in the market and with the support of our international infrastructure from our sister companies situated in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Republic of China as well as the USA the best market knowledge is shared and built upon- and guarantees the best quality products and pricing is passed over to you.
Ron Daley’s is well known to the South Yorkshire airgun community. Ron Daley's is a family run business located slap bang in the middle of God’s country (Barnsley) and have been serving customers since 1958.
With such a strong pool of local shooters the range of equipment and knowledge on hand is huge. Sam and the team do a fantastic job and are always interested in everyone who walks into their establishment.
It is evident why their many customers keep coming back to them. They are an incredibly genuine outfit, classic Yorkshire!
So if you are in the South Yorkshire area pop in for a chat with Sam and the gang!
Balnecroft Country are a Yorkshire based shooting and outdoor apparel provider. They stock a vast range of world clothing renowned outdoor clothing manufacturers. Including Arxus, Deer Hunter, Grubs, Hoggs of Fife, Rhinegold, Sealskinz and many more! Also, they have their own line of clothing; the Percussion range which offers great quality and excellent value! We urge you to check out their product lines. The owner Kay is a ‘proper Yorkshite lass’, we have found here to be enthusiastic, passionate and incredibly genuine. She absolutely loves what she does and she has genuine care for her customers!