Shooting Sports

Goals: To teach the safe use of firearms and bows on the shooting range, in the field and to instill home firearms responsibility. To develop the skills to properly handle and fire various types of firearms and archery gear. To promote self-concept, self-assurance and positive self-image.
The following disciplines shall be offered when a minimum of five (5) 4-H members have enrolled in a specific discipline and a certified instructor is available.
  • Hunter Education
  • Pistol
  • Archery
  • Rifle
  • Muzzleloading
  • Shotgun
  • Outdoor Skills

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENTS: Brandon Adomatis, 317-506-8867,

EXHIBIT CHECK-IN:       Sunday, July 16, 4-6 PM

JUDGING:                       Monday, July 17, 8:30 AM, Closed Judging

RELEASE:                       Tuesday, July 25, 9-11 AM, and 5-7 PM

STATE FAIR ENTRIES:   Three (3) entries, one (1) per level

Brandon Adomatis (Coordinator & Hunter Ed)   317-506-8867
Mark Rhinebarger (Archery)                              317-420-1435   
Kent Lancaster (Muzzleloading)                        317-696-4365 or 317-769-2460
Robert Lambert (Pistol)                                     317-716-8175
Shawn Canaday (Rifle)                                     317-319-8949
Dennis Reynolds (Shotgun)                              317-752-4586

2023 Shooting Sports Schedule