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

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 or maximum capacity is reached, whichever comes first  ($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

  • Information
  • Main Event Information
  • 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