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Wyoming 4-H Youth Development Program|University of Wyoming Extension

Wyoming 4-H Shooting Sports

The Wyoming 4-H Program offers several shooting sports projects and events for its youth members.  Adult volunteers are specially trained to teach youth everything they need to know regarding this project area.
Volunteer Leader Certification Training
All Wyoming 4-H Shooting Sports leaders are required to be trained and certified to teach youth members.  The training must be completed every five (5) years.  Certification trainings are held in the spring in various locations throughout the state.
Platte County - February 1 & 2 in Wheatland (registration closes January 20)
Sheridan County - February 15 & 16 in Sheridan (registration closes February 3)
Sublette County - March 15 & 16 in Big Piney (registration closes March 3)
Hot Springs County - March 22 & 23 in Thermopolis (registration closes March 10)

Volunteer Development Committee Meeting
Each year volunteer leaders meet to discuss the educational components of the program as well as plan the events mentioned above.  The 2014 meeting will be held in Casper, WY at the UW Extension office on Saturday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m.  Lunch will be provided.

Competitive Events for Youth
Email Shooting Matches offer youth across the state to compete against others on a state-wide basis through the mail.  They typically begin around the first of May each year.  Contact your local shooting sports leader for more information.
State Shoot is held each year in Douglas the second week of July.
Each year, senior-aged members can qualify for and attend an awards trip in Raton, New Mexico.
Youth interested may submit applications to participate at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational.  This event is typically held the third week of June.

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