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

Level 1 Shooting Sports Training- Archery and Shotgun Disciplines

  • When: Saturday, September 8, 2018  (8:00 AM- 7:00 PM)
  • Where: Wakulla County Sherriff’s Office Shooting Range- 65 Qualify Lane, Sopchoppy, FL
  • Who: Adult Instructors (Must be 21 years old to receive certification to train youth) & Youth Assistant Instructors (Must be 14 as of Sept 1, 2017 and be accompanied by an adult instructor from their county)
  • How Much: $75, includes printed materials, range fees, snacks, drinks, lunch and dinner
  • Registration: Registration will open in 4honline on Friday, July 13th and will close on August 17th
  • Disciplines: Shotgun, Archery
    • All volunteers must have an active profile in 4honline to register for the training
    • 4-H agents must approve registration on the county level
    • Part one (the traditional classroom session material) will be completed through the online training modules in 4honline
    • Once registration is approved by you, volunteers will be given access to the online training modules


    Please contact Julie P. Dillard at 850-638-6180 or for questions.

Competitive Events

The State Field Archery Match

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018
  • Where: 24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Registration: Sept. 10-Oct. 5, 2018 – Register at 4-HOnline

Late Registration: Oct. 6-12, 2018 ($30 late fee per county)


The State Indoor Archery Match

Late Registration: Nov. 17-23, 2018 ($30 late fee per county)


The State 3D Archery Match

Late Registration: Jan. 12-18, 2019 ($30 late fee per county)

 The State Traditional Match

Late Registration: Feb. 9-15, 2019 ($30 late fee per county)


 The State Archery Match

Late Registration: March 9-15, 2019 ($30 late fee per county)


The State Rifle Match

  • When: March 16, 2019
  • 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)


The State Shotgun Match

  • When: March 30, 2019
  • Where: Jacksonville Clay Target Sports Range
    • Note: Trap, skeet and sporting clays will be completed all in one day at this range.
  • Registration: Feb. 4-March 15, 2019 – Register at 4-HOnline
    • Late Registration: March 16-23, 2019 ($30 late fee per county)
  • 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 863-465-4884