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European Bowhunter Championship 2024

From June 21 to 29, 2024, bowhunting enthusiasts from across the continent will gather to showcase their skills, determination and passion for this ancient and captivating outdoor adventure. Be there at the EBHC 2024 in Bad Kleinkirchheim!

The BSC Bad Kleinkirchheim provides the organizing committee and a competent team of helpers with around 80 employees to organize the EBHC2024.

The people in charge have years of expertise in organizing and running international archery tournaments with several hundred participants.

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EBHC 2023 in Bad Kleinkirchheim: The most important things in brief!

The ÖBSV (Austrian Bowhunters Association) invites you to the IFAA European Bowhunter Championship 2024 in Bad Kleinkirchheim from June 21st to 29th.

The majestic mountains and lush valleys provide the perfect backdrop for this prestigious championship. With state-of-the-art facilities and a carefully designed course, participants and spectators alike can experience the thrill of archery at its finest.

Event Details

The EBHC (IFAA European Bowhunter Championship) takes place next to the valley station of the Kaisburgbahn: Schneerosenweg, 9546 Bad Kleinkirchheim.

Registration is still possible until April 30, 2024. Details on the accreditation of team captains, delegates, media representatives and VIPs as well as the exact schedule and schedule can be found at EBHC 2024.

Many different wines are on a table and are available for auction
Many different wines are on a table and are available for auction

Time schedule

Friday June 21st - Saturday June 22, 2024

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m


Bow control

free training


Sunday June 23, 2024


Team manager meeting


4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m

Team nominations (Style Teams, CON)


5:00 p.m

Gathering for the opening march


6:00 p.m

Opening ceremony – beginning of the march to the Kaiserburgbahn

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Time schedule:

Monday June 24th, 2024 – Friday June 28th, 2024

Competition days

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m

Guided training for standard round shooters only


7:45 a.m



7:50 a.m

Transportation to the shooting range


8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m

Guided exercise for UAR shooters only


8:45 - 8:50 a.m



8:50 a.m

Transportation to the shooting range


9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m

Guided exercise for HU shooters only


9:45 a.m. - 9:50 a.m



9:50 am

Transportation to the shooting range

The competition begins afterwards


Friday 6:00 p.m. Pasta Party




Saturday June 29, 2024

9:00 a.m

Awards ceremony


13:00 a.m

Auction of remaining targets.

Site plan and course

The EBHC 2024 festival area with OK office, bow control, registration, bullet point, information and event tent is located directly at the valley station


Hubmann Gerhard, reigning world champion in Crossbow Mokrice 2022, organizer of numerous tournaments in Austria & responsible for setting up and planning many tournaments in Austria, and Takatsch Helmut, European Champion 2018 Oberwiesenthal, specialized in course building as well as setting up and planning numerous tournaments, are responsible for the course planning and course construction in Carinthia.


The courses

A maximum of 12 courses are planned for the EBHC 2024. Each course has at least 1 refreshment station and 2 water stations. The BSC Bad Kleinkirchheim takes over the refreshment stations, so this is guaranteed. The courses are located in varied terrain and offer all participants an extraordinary archery experience and a breathtaking view.

The practice and shooting range is located directly on the festival grounds.

There are training courses in the immediate vicinity:

*BSC Middle Earth 15 minutes by car

*SGS Spittal 30 minutes by car

*BSC Velden 40 minutes by car


More information here!

Getting there

Getting there


The nearest train station is in Spittal/D, Klagenfurt or Villach. From

From these stations you can take the post bus to Bad every hour


There is a taxi rank directly in front of the train stations.



The nearest airport is Klagenfurt.

Numerous low-cost airlines fly to Klagenfurt Airport. More

Arrivals and departures are handled via Salzburg and Graz airports.

Salzburg – Bad Kleinkirchheim: 170 km

Klagenfurt – Bad Kleinkirchheim 55 km




From the north take the A10 to Spittal an der Drau, from there continue over

the Millstätter federal road to Radenthein, in Radenthein the

Turnoff to Bad Kleinkirchheim.

From the east Take the A2 to Klagenfurt, continue on federal highways

Feldkirchen and Bad Kleinkirchheim

Participants infos

You still have the opportunity to register online for the EBHC 2024 in Bad Kleinkirchheim until April 30, 2024!

Information about the courses, the venue, etc. can be found here!

EBHC 2024: Accommodations

You can stay GUT and be pampered to the fullest after an active day of competition with us at the Hotel GUT Trattlerhof**** or our luxurious Trattlers Hof chalets!

Book conveniently online or send the Hotel GUT Trattlerhof**** a non-binding inquiry and experience archery enjoyment at its finest!

Frequently asked questions: European Bowhunter Championship 2024

When and where will the European Bowhunter Championship 2024 take place in Bad Kleinkirchheim?

The European Bowhunter Championship will take place in Bad Kleinkirchheim from June 21st to 29th, 2024!


How many participants are expected?

Approximately 2,000 participants with accompanying persons approximately 2,800


How many courses are available at the EBHC 2024?

There will be a maximum of 12 courses!


Are there suitable accommodations nearby?

Hotel GUT Trattlerhof****

Trattlers Hof-Chalets!