Formally established in 1997 by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Lyonpo Om Pradhan under the patronage of His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk, the federation currently has a 10m indoor shooting range facilities. Eight shooters are currently being trained on a regular day basis.
Shooting as a sport is still at the infancy stage. With support from the BOC and its stake holders the federation aims to promote and popularize shooting in the country and train potential shooters to achieve international awards.
The mission of the Bhutan Shooting Federation is to:
- To promote the sport Shooting in Bhutan.
- To promote modern techniques & skills in the sport Shooting.
- To uplift the standard of sport Shooting in Bhutan and be at par with the regional and international level.