Opportunities for Youth, beyond the local program.
4-H Competitive Event:
Randolph County Extravangaza ( held each June) at the Farmland Conservation Club (1 1/4 miles North of State Road 31 on County Road 500 West). The event includes a round robin of Archery, Muzzleloader, Rifle, Shotgun, Pistols, and Fishing. 120 spots will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Contact the Randolph County Extension Office for more information
Other Events (not 4-H sponsored):
Please note: The following Shooting Sports events and activities may be of interest to 4-H Shooting Sports Youth and adults. Although they are sponsored by other organizations they all seek to intrest youth in shooting, natural resources, and striving to be their best.
Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC)
YHEC is a program in outdoor skills and safety training for young hunters and is sponsored by the NRA. Participants get hands-on training in eight skill areas, giving them expertise in all methods of take and all types of game.
National Shooting Sports Foundation (www.nssf.org/shooting/) This site has links to the following topics: Firearm Safety, Shooting Sports, Learn to Shoot, What's New in Your State, Find a Range, Find a Retailer, Youth/College Programs, Educational Materials, Modern Sporting Rifle, Newsroom, Resources for Ranges, Best Practices.
USA Shooting was chartered by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of shooting in April 1995. It is USA Shooting's mission to prepare American athletes to win Olympic medals, promote the shooting sports throughout the U.S., and govern the conduct of international shooting in the country. The organization implements and manages development programs and sanctions events at the local, state, regional, and national levels. They sponsor the USA Passport Qualification program and other youth programs. See www.usashooting.org for more information.
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