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Feb 25

2021 Hunting Team Application

Thursday, February 25

The National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships will be held on June 20 - 25, 2021.

South Dakota is planning to send a Hunting Team made up of 4 youth to next summer’s event, if held.

Contest

  • We plan to select 8 youth (based on reference letter, past national participation and events involved in) to invite to participate in team preparation.
  • Four selected for the team based on participation and scores in the qualifying event. Participation in practice sessions if/when scheduled required.
  • Cost share for participation on the trip as part of the National Team to families will be approximately $700.
  • Skills and knowledge based contest including animal identification (wings, fur, and habitat), orienteering, and hunting knowledge (based on the NRA Hunting guide), as well as shooting ability.
  • 2019 hunting contest included 3D (Archery), Sporting Clays (Shotgun), and Paper Animal Targets (Rifle). A basic comfort level with all three disciplines would be helpful, but is not required. 

Application

This application will serve to show your interest in selection to the team.

Please include a reference letter from one of your shooting sports coaches with this application.

Applications are Due February 25, 2021 and can be sent to:

State 4-H Office
Attn: John Keimig
Berg Agricultural Hall 128 Box 2207E, SDSU
Brookings, SD 57007.

Event Deadlines

• 2021 Hunting Team Application Deadline