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.


Upcoming Trainings

Archery Instructor Training

  • When: Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Where: UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Center, 84 Cedar Avenue, Crawfordville, FL 32327
  • Registration: $50 registration fee
    • Fee includes training and lunch onsite
  • Questions: Contact Rachel Pienta, or 850-926-3931


Regional Level 1 Shooting Sports Training


Competitive Events

The State Field Archery Match

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
  • Where: 24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Registration: Sept. 1, 2019 to October 11, 2019 – Register at 4-HOnline

No Late Registration


The State Indoor Archery Match

No Late Registration


The State 3D Archery Match

No Late Registration

 The State Traditional Match

No Late Registration


 The State Archery Match

No Late Registration


The State Rifle Match

  • When: TBD, 2020
  • Where: Manatee Gun And Archery Club

1805 Logue Road
Myakka City, Florida 34251
(941) 322-0055

  • Registration: January 21- February 22  – Register at 4-HOnline

Late Registration: February 23- March 1 ($30 late fee per county)

Pull for Florida 4-H Skeet & Trap Match

  • When: November 23, 2019
  • Where: Gator Skeet & Trap, Gainesville, FL
  • Registration: October 1 – November 8 in 4honline
  • 2019 Fall Match Details
  • Questions: Julie P. Dillard or Bill Tillett

The State Shotgun Match

  • When: March 28, 2020
  • Where: Jacksonville Clay Target Sports Range
    • Note: Trap, skeet and sporting clays will be completed all in one day at this range.
  • Registration: The State 4-H Shotgun Match is open to eligible Senior or Intermediate Florida 4-H member enrolled in the Florida 4-H shotgun project as of December 21, 2019.
    • State Match registration is open January 20 – March 6, 2020 in 4honline.
    • No Late Registrations
  • 2020 Shotgun Match Details
  • Questions: Contact Bill Tillett,, (863) 465-4884

For questions regarding:

  • Shooting Sports or general page content contact Dr. Gerald Culen at or 352-273-3525
  • Archery rules, registration, or logistics contact Julia Kelly at or 904-209-0430
  • Rifle rules, registration, or logistics contact Bill Tillett at or 863-465-4884
  • Shotgun rules, registrations or logistics contact Bill Tillett at or 863-465-488