Shooting Sports

All 4-H Events and Contests scheduled through April 30 have been postponed due to Covid-19 Concerns.  This includes 4-H State Archery Contest (3/21/2020)and the 4-H State Shotgun Competition (3/28/2020).  Please continue to check back to this site for contest updates, including new dates and registration procedures. 

Shooting Sports includes Air Rifle, Small Bore Rifle, Archery, Shotgun, Muzzle loading 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 Archery Certification Course

  • When: Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Where: St. Johns County Extension Office, 3125  Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine 32092
  • Registration: Register through 4-H Online 
    • Register by January 6th
    • Cost: $60 – includes materials, morning refreshments and lunch.
    • Screened volunteers who register will be sent online modules which are to be completed prior to attending the live class.
  • Questions: Julia Kelly at


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: March 7, 2020
  • Where: Volusia County Gun and Hunt Club; 4845 E. SR 44 New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
  • Contact
    • Laura Cash, or 386-822-5778 – For more information regarding the State Rifle Match.
  • 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


State Black Powder Match


For questions regarding:

  • Shooting Sports or general page content contact Dr. Gerald Culen at or 352-273-3525; Bill Tillett at or 863-465-4884
  • Archery rules, registration, or logistics contact Julia Kelly at or 904-209-0430
  • Rifle rules, registration, or logistics contact Laura Cash at or 386-822-5778
  • Shotgun rules, registrations or logistics contact Julie Dillard at or 850-638-6180