Shooting Sports

Shooting Sports includes Air Rifle, Small Bore Rifle, Archery, Shotgun, Muzzleloading and Hunting disciplines. At the state level both archerycompetition and camps are available to participate in this activity. There are a number of state level matches that are open to 4-H participants who are in a county shooting sports club/program led by a discipline Certified 4-H Shooting Sports Leader/Volunteer. For more information on how to become involved in Shooting Sports in your county, click here.

***No Rifle sharing will be allowed in this year’s State Rifle Contest***

Rules and Regulations

Resources

 

Shooting Sports Updates

 

Upcoming Trainings

Level 1 Shooting Sports Instructor Training – Archery, Rifle or Shotgun

  • When: Nov. 19 and 20
  • What: Adult and teen volunteers can be certified as Archery, Rifle and Shotgun Instructors.
  • How Much: The cost is $50 and covers meals and materials.
  • Questions: Julia Kelly, Laura Cash and Rich Mathis are the instructors.  Call 386-822-5778
  • Register by November 4: http://florida4h.org/events/shootingsportsfiles/sstrainingvolusia.pdf
  • There are many hotels in the DeLand area.
  • Download Flier

Level 1 Shooting Sports Instructor Training – Shotgun

  • When: November 2016
  • What: Adult and teen volunteers can be certified as Shotgun Instructors.
  • Instructor: Dennis Robinson.
  • Registration/Questions: Contact Amanda Squiteri, Polk County Extension at 863-519-8677.

Level 1 Shooting Sports Instructor Training – Hunting

  • When: February 24 – 25, 2017
  • What: Adult and teen volunteers can be certified as Hunting Instructors.
  • Instructors: Jerry Culen and Dennis Robinson.
  • Registration/Questions: Contact Jerry Culen at 352-273-3525.

Competitive Events

Archery Dates at Easton Newberry Sports Complex

The State Traditional Archery Match

The State Archery Match

The State Rifle Match

The State Shotgun Match

  • When: March 18 and 19*, 2017
    • *Please note: The Sporting Clays portion of the State Shotgun Match will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Participation is only mandatory for Seniors hoping to qualify for the National team. All other youth are encouraged to participate and compete. Awards will be presented to Intermediates and Seniors.
  • Where: March 18 – Polk Imperial Gun Club, 151 Race Pit Rd, Winter Haven, FL 33880; March 19 – FFA Leadership Training Center, 5000 Firetower Rd, Haines City, FL 33844
  • Registration: Registration will be open from January 23rd – March 10th on 4HOnline
  • Questions: Contact  Jerry Culen, grculen@ufl.edu, or Jennifer Williams williamsj@ufl.edu
  • Download Files: Match Details

The State Muzzleloading Match

  • When: April 8, 2017
  • Where: To be determined
  • Registration: Registration will be handled online through the 4-H State Events Office in January 2017. A link will be posted here at that time.
  • Questions: Contact Jerry Culen, grculen@ufl.edu

The State Hunting and Wildlife Competition

  • When: April 8, 2017
  • Where: To be determined
  • Registration: Registration will be handled online through the 4-H State Events Office in January 2017. A link will be posted here at that time.
  • Questions: Contact Jerry Culen, grculen@ufl.edu

Shooting Sports Camp

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