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

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 State Field Match

Archery State Indoor Match

Other Archery Dates at Easton Newberry Sports Complex

  • January 28, 2017 – State 3D Match @ Easton Newberry Sports Complex
  • February 25, 2017 – State Traditional Match @ Easton Newberry Sports Complex
    • This Match will be ran by Julia Kelly and all paperwork will be done through the St. Johns Office

The State Archery Match

  • When: March 25, 2017
  • WhereEaston Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16 Ave, Newberry, FL 32669
  • 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, or Tycee Prevatt, tyceerprevatt@ufl.edu

The State Rifle Match

  • When: March 4, 2017
  • Where: Hernando County Sportsman’s Club, 16121 Commercial Way, Brooksville, FL 34614
  • 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 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 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, or Jennifer Williams williamsj@ufl.edu

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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