Sumpit (chopstick) is a weapon for hunting people of Borneo. Its effectiveness as a hunting tool is not inferior to modern weapons as it can reach 200 meters of distance. IBST is held to support the development of tourism in the region, especially Kalimantan continuously carried by Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy as part of Charm of Borneo.
The International Borneo Sumpit Tournament 2013 took place in Singkawang and open for public from 5th – 7th of July 2013. In addition to the tournament, this event also featured traditional dance and musical eshibition of West Kalimantan
The IBoST drew more than 200 participants from all over Indonesia and foreign countries