About the 4-H Shooting Sports Project

Learn all about safe operation of firearms and archery equipment! You can participate in archery, outdoor skills, muzzle loading/black powder, pistol, rifle, and shotgun. Disciplines offered depend on the availability of certified 4-H shooting sports instructors.


Contact the Marion County 4-H office:


Shooting Sports Project Resources

You can learn more about shooting sports by completing a project activity guide:

Project manuals may also be available to purchase at the Marion County Extension office, and older editions of manuals (if available) are free. Contact us to ask about availability!

Keep track of what you learn using a record sheet:

Showcasing What You’ve Learned

You can create a project exhibit to showcase what you’ve learned while working on your project. Project exhibits are submitted for judging at the annual Marion County 4-H Showcase.

Exhibit Guidelines

Score Cards

Advancing to the State Fair

  • Yes! Shooting sports projects exhibits from 4-H members grades 3-12 are eligible to advance to the State Fair.

Cloverbuds (Grades K-2)

You must be a 4-H member in grades 3 and up to participate in the shooting sports project.

More Shooting Sports Project Resources