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4-H Shooting Sports Project

E-Records and Manuals

4-H Shooting Sports Member Guide

Project Description

Shooting Sports Project Description
Air Rifle
.22 Rifle
Black Powder
Air Pistol
Outdoor Skills

The 2018 Colorado State 4-H Shooting Sports Championships will be held on August 18–19, 2018 in Pueblo, Colorado and September 1–2, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The Archery, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Muzzleloader, and .22 Rifle contests will be held on August 18–19 in Pueblo as follows:

  • .22 Rifle—Seniors: Saturday, August 18
  • .22 Rifle—Juniors: Sunday, August 19
  • Muzzleloader—Seniors: Saturday, August 18
  • Muzzleloader – Jr. – Sun Aug. 19
  • Archery—Juniors: Saturday, August 18
  • Archery—Seniors: Sunday, August 19
  • Air Rifle—Juniors and Seniors: Both Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19
  • Air Pistol—Juniors and Seniors: Both Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19

The State 4-H Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays and .22 Pistol contests will be two-day events this year. All Shotgun Trap, Skeet, and Sporting Clays and .22 Pistol contests for Juniors and Seniors will take place in Colorado Springs on September 1–2:

  • .22 Pistol—Seniors: Saturday, September 1
  • .22 Pistol—Juniors: Sunday, September 2
  • Shotgun Skeet—Juniors: Saturday, September 1 (Morning)
  • Shotgun Skeet—Seniors: Saturday, September 1 (Afternoon)
  • Shotgun Sporting Clays—Seniors: Saturday, September 1 (Morning)
  • Shotgun Sporting Clays—Juniors: Saturday, September 1 (Afternoon)
  • Shotgun Trap—Juniors and Seniors: Sunday, September 2


To sign-up for a 4-H project, each youth must join 4-H as a member in either a community club or an individual family club. For more information about enrolling as a member, please call the 4-H office at 303-730-1920 or visit our Enrollment Page.

Requirements for Practices and Events

  • Members will be required to have their shooting sports project e-record at all meetings they attend.
  • Members will be required to show that their e-record activity logs are current for their discipline(s) prior to shooting. If record books are not current, members will not be allowed to shoot that meeting. Each discipline leader will check this.
  • Members will need to buy their own eye, ear protection, arm guards and finger tabs even if they are using the club’s firearms/bows.
  • Members will also have an orange practice card they must bring to each meeting to get signed. It will be the members responsibility to ask their leader for a signature.
  • Shooting Sports members of clubs other than Elk Creek pay $25 dues annually.

Hunter Safety Classes

A Hunter Safety certificate is mandatory to participate in the Arapahoe County 4-H Shooting Sports program. For hunter safety classes and fees, call the Colorado Division of Wildlife at 303-291-7530