BARIO International Historical Archery Festival

2024, MALAYSIA

INFO FOLDER 

Details form for application: http://tinyurl.com/bihaf2024

Contact:
Anuar Matsaat  +601126619286
hdharcheryassociationmalaysia@gmail.com
anuarmatsaat@gmail.com

 

INVITATION

We are thrilled to extend a heartfelt invitation to archers from all corners of the globe to participate in the Bario International Historical Archery Festival (BIHAF) 2024. This esteemed event, organised by the HDH Archery Association of Malaysia (HDH-AAM), is set to take place in the breathtaking landscapes of Bario, Sarawak, Malaysia, from July 16th to 20th, 2024.
BIHAF 2024 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of archery excellence and cultural diversity. With a dedicated focus on the Historical, 3 Dimensional, and Hunting disciplines of archery, the festival will showcase the rich tapestry of traditions that define the sport.

 


Event Highlights:
●    Engage in long-distance shooting challenges spanning up to 145 metres.
●    Explore the unique cultural heritage of Sarawak with a special category for blowpipes.
●    Immerse yourself in the vibrant indigenous cultures of Malaysia.
●    Compete alongside world-class archers and forge lifelong connections within the global archery community.
●    Experience local cuisine, stay in a historical longhouse and interact with living history guaranteed to be a unique experience for archers and cultural enthusiasts.
 

Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of history at BIHAF 2024.

Join us in Bario for an unforgettable celebration of archery, culture, and camaraderie.
We look forward to welcoming you to BIHAF 2024!

Why Participate?

●    Experience the thrill of competing in a truly unique and culturally rich environment.
●    Showcase your skills and represent your country on an international stage.
●    Expand your horizons and learn from archers from diverse backgrounds.
●    Create lasting memories and friendships in the serene surroundings of Bario, Sarawak.

How to Participate:

●    Register online via the official HDH-IAA website https://hdhiaa.net/competitions
●    Stay updated with the latest news and announcements by following us on social media.
●    Be sure to fill your details on the google form : http://tinyurl.com/bihaf2024

Please use the links below for additional information :

1. Homestay and Activities Information : BIHAF2024 HOMESTAY AND ACTIVITIES

2. Competition Rules

a. Historical Archery : Rules-of-HDH-HIST-2023.pdf
b. Long Distance Target : Rules-of-HDH-HIST-Distance-Target-2023.pdf
c. Flight Shooting : Rules-of-HDH-HIST-Flight Shooting-2023.pdf

3. Information on Bario, Sarawak, Malaysia and getting there: BARIO INFODECK FOR INTERNATIONAL .pdf

4. For Malaysian VISA related matters : https://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/main-services/visa/visa-requirement-by-country/


 

PROGRAM
16th Tuesday
08:00 - 13:00 Registration
13:00 - 17:00 Blowpipe workshop
17:00 - 21:00 Parade, Opening ceremony, Welcoming dinner
 
17th Wednesday
08:00 - 09:00 Practice range open
09:00 - 10:00 Orientation
10:00 - 18:00 Qualification rounds 1 (21 targets)
18:00 - 21:00 Local activity 1 - Handicraft (Beadig)
 
18th Thursday
08:00 - 09:00 Practice range open
09:00 - 10:00 Orientation
10:00 - 14:00 Long Distance Target
14:00 - 18:00 Long Distance Target Finals
18:00 - 21:00 Local activity 2 - Night Walk (Jungle)
 
19th Friday
08:00 - 09:00 Practice range open
09:00 - 10:00 Orientation
10:00 - 18:00 Flight Shooting
18:00 - 21:00 Local activity 3 - Traditional (Dance)
 
20th Saturday
08:00 - 09:00 Practice range open
09:00 - 13:00 Finals
13:00 - 16:00 Natioanl Team Duel
16:00 - 18:00 Awarding Ceremony
18:00 - 21:00 Closing banquet
 

 

STYLES

  • Historical Bow Modern Material
  • Historical Bow Natural Material
  • Historical Longbow and Other Stick Bow
  • Blowpipe

CLASSES

  • Male/Female Veteran: 55 years of age or older
  • Male/Female Adult: 21 - 54 years
  • Male/Female Young adult: 18 - 20 years
  • Male/Female Junior: 15 - 17 years

 

REGISTRATION FEES*

Fees Includes transport from Miri International Airport to Bario, Accomodation, Competition Fees, and Meals for 16-20 July 2024.
If you require special arrangement e.g. private rooms, Person with disability etc. please contact the secretariat. 
According to the period of time when the payment is done, registration fees are as follows: 

FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES

FOR ASEAN NATIONALITIES

1. DISCOUNTED RATE RECEIVED UNTIL FEBRUARY 29, 2024

Maswing Flight Option
(45 mins flight)

4x4 Pickup Truck Option
(12 hours drive)

Maswing Flight Option
(45 mins flight)

4x4 Pickup Truck Option
(12 hours drive)

380 EUR

480 EUR

1850 MYR

2300 MYR

2. RATE RECEIVED UNTIL 1 APRIL, 2024  *subject to availability, deadline for registration is as above

Maswing Flight Option
(45 mins flight)

4x4 Pickup Truck Option
(12 hours drive)

Maswing Flight Option
(45 mins flight)

4x4 Pickup Truck Option
(12 hours drive)

400 EUR

500 EUR

2000 MYR

 2450 MYR

Archers being members of HDH-IAA member organisations, have priority in case of limited registration places; non-members will be accepted when free places are available. 
Note*: Net value = after bank and transfer fees
Note**: Details for EUR payment: When you pay the fee by bank transfer, please select option “OUR - all fees covered by payer” regarding the charges.
If our account receives less than the value of the fee mentioned above, it will mean that the fee is not paid in full.
Note***: Fee in MYR is calculated according to the exchange rate of BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA based on Item 1 or 2.
Note***: There will be three dates of departure from Miri International Airport to Bario starting from 13 July 2024 - 15 July 2024.
Should there be no flights available due to late payments, the 4x4 Pickup Truck Option remains available.
Archers arriving early will have accommodations ready for them subject to availability (first come first serve basis). Departure from Bario to Miri International Airport will be between 21 July 2024 - 24 July 2024. 
Note*****: A booking fee can be made with the value of 50% of the chosen options with full payment to be made before 1 APRIL, 2024. 
Note******: Please travel light, the Twin Otter plane is 10 KG for check-in baggage and 5 kg for hand carry. A fee of RM1 per kg is chargeable for each extra kilogram.
Note******: ⁠Any flights cancellation by Maswing is beyond the organiser’s control

 

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS - REGISTRATION FEE

Payment in EUR

Payment in MYR

Beneficiary Name:
EUREKA ARCHERY
Address: NO.8, P10C/2 PRESINT 10,
62250, PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA
Account No.: 86-0436805-9
SWIFT / BIC: CTBBMYKL
Bank: CIMB BANK
Bank Address: CIMB DAMANSARA HEIGHTS
Wisma UOA II, 6 Changkat Semantan,
Damansara Heights, 50490, Kuala Lumpur
Currency: EUR
Information for Beneficiary: please mention
archer’s Name and Surname, and the purpose
or which the payment is done, BIHAF 2024

Beneficiary Name:
EUREKA ARCHERY
Address: NO.8, P10C/2 PRESINT 10,
62250, PUTRAJAYA, MALAYSIA
Account No.: 86-0436805-9
SWIFT / BIC: CTBBMYKL
Bank: CIMB BANK
Bank Address: CIMB DAMANSARA HEIGHTS
Wisma UOA II, 6 Changkat Semantan,
Damansara Heights, 50490, Kuala Lumpur
Currency: EUR
Information for Beneficiary: please mention
archer’s Name and Surname, and the purpose
for which the payment is done, BIHAF 2024

 

The registration fee will be indicated as paid after we receive your transfer. Count with at least 4 days. It has to arrive to account before the transfer deadline is 3 working days.
Registration fee includes: practice field usage, welcome bag with goodies, participation in individual events 3 days + finals, opening ceremony, award ceremony with dinner.


CANCELLATION POLICY REGISTRATION
In case of cancelled event (COVID - 19 restrictions, act of god):
- until 30/3/24: 80% refund;
- after 1/4/24: no refund.