FACE Position paper on Bowhunting

At the general assembly 7th of September 2020 of European federation for hunting and conservation (FACE)  the organization have taken a proactive stand for the use of bow and arrow in modern game management systems by adopting a Position paper on bowhunting. EBF as an associate member have over the years worked hard  to be in […]

IBEP Instructors

How can I become an Instructor? Instructors are created from the members of the National Bowhunter Associations and those individuals that have taken the basic bowhunter education course as well as have some experience in hunting with bow and arrow. The status of ‘instructor’ applies only to the state in which you are certified as […]

Signed agreement

Signed agreement between Icelandic Hunting Association and Icelandic BowHunting Association   At the general assembly of SKOTVÍS (The Icelandic Gunhunting Association)  was signed a agreement between SKOTVÍS and the Icelandic Bowhunting Association. The agreement states that the associations work together on common goals and support each other on things that concerns them both also on matters […]

Bowhunting the big game species in Denmark now is a reality.

On Wednesday 29. August the Danish Minister of Environment, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, signed the law that initiates a four year period on hunting the big game species of the country: sika, red and fallow deer, starting already the 1st of September 2018. – Although it has required a lot of work from both the Danish Hunters […]

President at FACE

Anders Gejer President EBF represents the organisation at the FACE General Assembly in Brussels 7-8 of September, more information at http://www.face.eu


Large game legal to bowhunt in Finland As of 20th of June 2017 the Finnish parliament has approved of amendments in the hunting law which also include important changes related to hunting with bow and arrow. This is the final step in a constructive cooperation and effort of the Finnish Hunting Association and the Finnish […]

Mårten Ekström in memorian

Honorary president of Finnish Bowhunting Association and the EBF Mårten Ekström has passed away at the age of 85. Age and illnesses took a victory from him.Mårten Ekström established Merrysport Oy. He was also instrumental in establishing the Finnish Bowhunting Association in the late 1970s. Mårten was well known within the international bowhunting and archery […]

First ever IBEP bowhunting seminar on Iceland

First time IBEP Bowhunting seminar in Iceland! A IBEP seminar was held in Reykjavík, Iceland  for the first time 27-28th of september 2014. At first we discussed about holding a IBEP seminar in 2011, this was shortly after the Icelandic BH association was founded. But there where always something that preventend us from doing so.  […]

EBF joins FACE

European Bowhunting Federation – EBF joins the European Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation – FACE as an associated member organisation The European Bowhunting Federation (EBF –www.europeanbowhunting.org) is as of Friday the 5th of September 2014 an associate member of FACE  (The European Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation – www.face.eu).  Anders Gejer […]

EBF annual meeting 2013

THE EUROPEAN BOWHUNTING FEDERATION CELEBRATES ITS 10th ANNIVERSARY AT 2013 GA MEETING IN BUDAPEST / HUNGARY This year’s general assembly meeting of the EBF also marked the 10th anniversary since its foundation in 2003. The meeting has been hosted by the Hungarian Bowhunting Association under the diligent guidance of their president Mr. Arpad Ambrozy. It […]