The competition will be held in Varshets town, which is situated at the foot of peak Todorini Kukli, on the northern slopes of mountain Stara Planina, in the southern part of the large Vurshetsa valley along the Botunia river. The Sofia Airport is 120 km away. In the city is the second largest natural park on the Balkan Peninsula. The weather is soft mountain climate with temperature between 10 – 20°C.

The Course

A vast area of shiny slopes , green meadows and a dim, and shady forest, where three very challenging and tricky courses will be designed by 50 targets each. It will be set up, to meet  the requirements and tastes of all shooters. Three competitive days will give the chance to all participants to win the competition.
Check on google maps -> coordinates 43°11’05.5″N 23°17’04.0″E


The competition will take place between 10th and 13th of April 2019.

Wednesday the 10th of April 2019:
10:00 – 17:00 | Practice Range open
10:00 – 17:00 | Registration, equipment checking and bean bag refill

Thursday the 11th of April 2019:
08:30 – 11:00 | Registration, equipment checking and bean bag refill
08:30 – 11:30 | Practice Range open
11:30 – 12:00 | Briefing
12:00 | Start of first day shooting

Friday the 12th of April 2019:
08:00 – 10:00 | Practice Range open
10:00 – 10:30 | Briefing
10:30 | Start of second day shooting

Saturday the 13th of April 2019:
08:00 – 10:00 | Practice Range open
10:00 – 10:30 | Briefing
10:30 | Start of third day shooting
17:00 – 17:30 | Start of Awarding dinner


The Competition will be held near SPA Hotel ATA in Varshets town which will be our host. It is 4* Hotel with restaurant and a bar. All rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a bath or shower. Extras include bathrobes and slippers. Offering a spa center and seasonal outdoor pool.

The reservation in the hotel will be made by the organizers (Field Terget Club Sofia) in preferential price. If you choose to take advantage you can check the table below with prices in Euro.

About the tax

The tax for this three day competition is 30€ (including Awards dinner). If you are in class Junior the tax for you is 20€ (including Awards dinner).
If you want to bring some friend or family member with you (which will not shoot) on the Awards dinner this will cost 15€ per guest.
The bean bag fill is 3€ per bag per fill.


You can choose from all WFTF classes:

Categories are PCP and Springer (both limited to 12 ft/lbs or 16.3 joule)

Classes of entry are:
– Junior (not yet 17 on 1st of January)
– Ladies
– Overall (MAIN competition – includes juniors, men, ladies and veterans)
– Veteran (55 years or older on 1st of January)

The awards are medals for first 3 places on each class which have at least one competitor and a cup for Overall 1st place.


You can contact us on:

email: open2019@ft-bulgaria.com
facebook page: @FTBulgariaOpen2019

For registration click here*
*the deadline for registration is 20th of March 2019