4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

Shooting Sports

The California 4-H shooting sports program provides instruction in the safe handling of firearms and archery equipment while developing self-confidence and leadership abilities in 4-H participants.  As a youth development education program, 4-H shooting sports uses the skills and disciplines of shooting to assist young people and their leaders in attaining knowledge and developing essential life skills. The program follows a standardized format, lists program components, and identifies clearly intended learning outcomes. The complete California 4-H Shooting Sports Program Policies and Procedures can be found online here. Learn more at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Website. For more information, please see the Shooting Sports Advisory Committee.

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CA 4-H Shooting Sports Rifle/Pistol Shooting Match - Facilitator Best Practice Guide

Interested in hosting a shooting sports match? The California Shooting Sports Match Guide is intended as a tool to help shooting sports leaders plan and facilitate an event.

California 4-H Statewide Postal Shooting

31st Annual 4-H State Shooting Match

Sharpen up your shooting skills and participate in the 2015 State 4-H Shooting Sports Match, sponsored by Siskiyou County 4-H Leaders Council. 

Entries for the State 4-H Shooting Sports Match, must be postmarked by March 9, 2015.

2015 Shooting Match Registration
2015 Shooting Match Rules
2015 Cover Letter

3rd Annual State Archery Match

Calling all Archery Leaders, the 3rd annual State 4-H Shooting Sports Archery Match is now open. The deadline for entering is March 16, 2015 Each leader MUST have the entry form signed by a 4-H staff person, who double checks that each youth is currently enrolled and submit a council check for their entries. The deadline for returning the entries is June 16, 2015.

Rules: http://cemendocino.ucanr.edu/files/204379.pdf 
Forms: http://cemendocino.ucanr.edu/files/204380.pdf

*A reminder only a currently enrolled approved archery leader can sign and send in the entries and score the cards as the member shoots. 
Any questions contact Linda Edgington at lgedgington@ucanr.edu or 707-463-4495.

Workshops & Events

4-H Shooting Sports Workshop – Rifle Discipline

Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 15, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lincoln Rifle Club – McBean Park Indoor range
Lincoln, CA (Placer County)

A 4-H shooting sports workshop for the rifle discipline will be held in Lincoln, CA at the Lincoln Rifle Clubs indoor range in McBean Park.  Participants must attend both days of training to receive certification. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be certified as a rifle trainer and can lead a rifle project at the club level or serve as county trainer to certify other leaders.  The cost for this course is $40.00 to cover the instruction binder that each participant will receive as well as lunch on Saturday. Teen leaders are invited but must attend with an adult.  Participants can bring their own eye and ear protection if desired but is not necessary.  To register please visit http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=14587. The application for certification will need to be approved and signed by the county staff prior to attending this class. 

For questions about the course, to download the application for certification and the medical release forms please go to http://ucanr.edu/sites/placercounty4h/?calitem=230011&g=25577 .  To receive additional information, contact Eric Vander Linden at shootingsports4h@gmail.com  or 916 257-4796.  Please bring your completed medical release form with you on the first morning of class.   

Registration is due Friday, March 6th and space is limited. 


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