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Wyoming 4-H Youth Development Program

University of Wyoming Extension

Raton, NM Shooting Sports Award Trip

Fourteen Wyoming 4-H members are selected each year to attend an awards trip to the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, NM.  Twelve winners are selected during the Wyoming 4-H State Shoot based on their outstanding shooting skills and two additional winners are selected based on portfolios submitted demonstrating their passion for shooting sports.   To determine the top twelve competitors at State Shoot, point values are assigned to senior-aged youth who indicate they would like to qualify for the trip.  Points are obtained for up to three disciplines in which they finish in the top ten. 
1st place = 10 points 
2nd place = 9 points
3rd place = 8 points
4th place = 7 points
5th place = 6 points
6th place = 5 points
7th place = 4 points
8th place = 3 points
9th place = 2 points
10th place = 1 point
Example: 1st in Archery = 10 points; 4th in Shotgun=7 points; Total Raton Points=17

The 2018 Awards Trip will take place from September 5th -September 9th.

Check back in June 2018 for more information on portfolio submissions.

Please see the 2017 State Shoot Rules and Information for more details .  You may contact the State 4-H Office at 307-766-5170 or 4h@uwyo.edu regarding any questions you may have regarding this trip.

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