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State 4-H shooting sports and wildlife invitational

The 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational event involves approximately 800 young people in the following areas: archery, muzzle loader, shotgun, air rifle, .22 Rifle, air pistol, silhouette fun shoot, and skill-a-thon. It culminates the year-long shooting and wildlife project. More than 16 events are awarded to 10 places.

Who can participate?

4-H youth in grades 3-13 who have completed 15 hours of on-line shooting under the guidance of a certified instructor and eight hours of wildlife education. Counties that send participants must have certified instructors in 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife methodology and safety or work with a county that has certified instructors.

Cloverbuds may not participate in the state shoot. Youth who have completed the third grade as official 4-H members may participate in BB gun. Youth who have completed grade four may participate in other events as age designated.

Registration and rules (more information will be posted on May 15, 2015)

2015 dates: Friday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Sept. 14 (weekend after Labor Day)
Alexandria Trap Club

Auxiliary shoot reports

Participants by event - useful for forming teams and completing the team registration form (PDF)

Participant schedules by county

Shoot teams

2014 state results

View past state results


To get involved with the 4-H shooting sports program, contact your county 4-H staff.

Kia Harries
4-H Youth development educator
1-507-372-3900 EXT 3908

Nicole Pokorney
4-H Youth development educator

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