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Shooting Sports

January 17, 2020

One State Fair entry per grade level

Completed record sheets are due into the Extension Office on or before June 29, 2020, 4:00 PM. No records, or late/incomplete record sheets will result in an exhibit being considered for EXHIBITION ONLY—NO PLACING.

Create an exhibit that shows the public what you learned in 4-H Shooting Sports this year. Refer to 4-H Poster Construction Rules on page 24 of your handbook for correct procedure on how to construct your 4-H poster. Title your exhibit with one of the following: Archery, Hunting, Muzzleloading, Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun or Shooting Sports, and you may use a subtitle, if you wish.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
. Firearms or ready to shoot bows are not allowed to be exhibited. Unstrung bows are permissible.

. Live ammunition is not allowed to be exhibited (no powder or primer).

. An arrow with its arrowhead attached must be displayed in a secure case. An arrowhead without the arrow attached must be displayed in a secure case. An arrow may be displayed unsecured if its’ arrowhead is removed. Modern broadhead arrows are not allowed to be exhibited.

. Displays involving bows or firearms may be exhibited as a photographic display on a poster or in a notebook following grade level guidelines.

. Handmade items must include information explaining how the project was made and its intended use. Photos are encouraged.


Exhibit Requirements:

Level A: grades 3 thru 5
Poster showing what was learned in the 4-H Shooting Sports project.

Level B: grades 6 thru 8 (choose one of the following options)
Exhibit MUST meet the size restrictions or be presented in a notebook.

1. Poster
2. Small project or model no larger than 18” x 18” x 36”.
3. Notebook, showing how a shooting sports item was made, or project completed

Level C: grades 9 thru 12 (choose one of the following options)
Exhibit MUST meet the size restrictions or be presented in a notebook.
1. Poster
2. Small project or model (any size) and explanation of costs and procedures.
3. Notebook, showing how a shooting sports item was made, or project completed.

Independent Study: Grades 9-12. One State Fair Entry
Exhibit:
Advanced topic—Learn all you can about an advanced shooting sports topic and present it on a poster. Include a short manuscript, pictures, graphs, and list of the works cited to describe what you did and what you learned. Title your poster: “Advanced Shooting Sports– Independent Study.”
Mentoring—Exhibit a poster that shows how you mentored a younger 4-H member. Include your planning, the time you spent, the challenges and advantages of mentoring, and how the experience might be useful in your life. Photographs and other documentation are encouraged. Title your poster, “Advanced Shooting Sports—Mentor.”

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