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Shooting Sports

February 13, 2020

SHOOTING SPORTS Archery, Muzzleloading, Outdoor Pursuits, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun
Superintendent: Bill Claytor - 765-525-9405

Shooting Sports Workshops begin January 18, 2020 and meet every other Saturday thru May 23, 2020.  

State Fair Entries: One per Level (3)

• Complete a Shelby County Record Sheet.

• 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).

• See Poster Guidelines on Page 62 of the Shelby County Handbook.
• For Levels 2 & 3 - Exhibits must meet size restrictions or be presented in a notebook. Projects involving firearms, bows, arrows, ammunition, may be exhibited as a photographic display on a poster or in a notebook following grade level guidelines.
• Title your exhibit with one of the following: archery, outdoor skills, muzzleloading, pistol,
rifle, shotgun or shooting sports. You can use a subtitle, if you wish.
• Handmade items must include information explaining how the project was made and its intended use. Photos are encouraged.

Level 1 (Grades 3 - 5)
Exhibit the following:
• A poster showing what you learned in the 4-H Shooting Sports project.

Level 2 (Grades 6 - 8)

Exhibit one of the following:
• A poster,
• Small project or model no larger than 18 x 18 x 36 inches
• Notebook, showing how a shooting sports item was made, or project completed.

Level 3 (Grades 9 - 12)

Exhibit one of the following:
• A poster
• Project or model (any size) and explanation of costs and procedure
• Notebook, showing how a shooting sports item was made, or project completed.

Independent Study (Grades 9-12)
• 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 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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