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 Instructor Certification Training

  • When: Saturday, August 11 (8:30 AM-9:00 PM)
  • Where: Camp Cloverleaf, 1126 Cloverleaf Rd. Lake Placid, FL 33852
  • 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: $50, includes materials, lunch and dinner
  • Registration: July 5-July 27 4-H Online. Late registration will run from July 28-August 3. With a one-time $30 per county late fee
  • Disciplines: Rifle, Shotgun, Archery, Muzzleloading Hunting, and Wildlife
  • • Lodging is available for an additional $22 per person per night. To make arrangements, contact Camp Cloverleaf directly. E-mail Steve Cooper at or give us a call at (863) 465-4884.

Competitive Events – 2018-2019 schedule coming soon!

The State 3D Archery Match

 The State Traditional Match


 The State Archery Match

The State Rifle Match

The State Shotgun Match

  • When: TBD
  • Where: TBD
    • Sporting Clays will be held on March 11, 2018 @ Teneroc FWC in Polk County
  • Registration: January 29th – February 23rd, 2018  – Register at 4-HOnline
    • Late Registration: February 24th – March 2nd, 2018 ($30 Late Fee per County)
  • Questions: Contact  Jerry Culen,

The State Muzzleloading Match – TBA

The State Hunting and Wildlife Competition – TBA

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 Jennifer Williams at or 850-897-2224