4-H Shooting Sports Project
Shooting Sports Project Description
Important 2019 Shooting Sports Dates:
February 2- Mandatory Safety Meeting (Extravaganza)
March 10- SS Workshop- Fairgrounds
March 16 – Friends of the NRA Banquet- Need volunteers to help run!
April 6- Mandatory Safety Training (if needed)
Hunting and Outdoor Skills:
Full schedule will be posted soon
Orientation meeting- January TBA
February 2-Fairgrounds after safety meeting
March 10- Fairgrounds
All Discipline Practices:
Sorber Ranch 2pm
Additional Shotgun Practices:
Sporting Clays – Kiowa Creek 12pm
Skeet- Golden Gun Club 12:30pm
April 6- Sporting Clays
April 28- Skeet
May 4- Sporting Clays
May 19- Skeet
June 1- Sporting Clays
June 9- Skeet
June 29- Shotgun
June 30- Rifle, Pistol, Archery
If you are interested in becoming a shooting sports leader or junior leader (ages 14-18) trainings will be available in the spring. You must be an approved 4H volunteer prior to signing up and you will be required to attend all 3 days of the training. Disciplines offered will vary at each training so please let us know if you are interested!
Morgan County- March 8-10
Pueblo County- March 22-24
Garfield County- March 29-31
Boulder County April 5-7
Shooting Sports Committee:
The Shooting Sports Committee meets the first Monday of the month, 6:30pm at the fairgrounds. Parents, youth and prospective volunteers are welcome to attend to see how you can get involved in helping with this county program! Our next meeting is January 7th.
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