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4-H Shooting Sports

The 4-H Shooting Sports program develops safe shooting habits in youth ages 8-19. Students practice under the guidance of certified instructors and coaches who have received over 15 hours of training in the areas of safety, techniques, coaching and youth development.

All 4-H Shooting Sports Content

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Dec 04

Jones County Shooting Sports: Coaches Training

SDSU Extension will host 4-H Shooting Sports Discipline Certification on Dec. 4 at the Jones County Sportsman Club, in Murdo, SD.

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Dec 18

Brookings County Shooting Sports: Coaches Training

SDSU Extension will host a 4-H Shooting Sports Discipline Certification on Dec. 18 at the Brookings County Outdoor Adventure Center.

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State Shooting Sports

View important dates, updates, results and resources for state shooting sports events.

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State Shooting Sports Rules and Resources

View rules and resources for state shooting sports events.

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State Shooting Sports Records and Past Results

View state match records and an archive of past results for the South Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports program.

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Application Now Open for 2022 Hunting Skills and Recurve National Teams

July 26, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota 4-H invite youth involved in 4-H Shooting Sports across the state to apply to be on the 2022 4-H Shooting Sports teams.

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State Shoot Preparation: Archery

View quick tips for 4-H members competing in archery at the state shoot.

4-H youth with shooting instructor preparing to fire a rifle

State Shoot Preparation: CMP

Coaches with youth shooting in the CMP competition are encouraged to read these quick tips before state shoot.

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South Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports State Plan

The South Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports program focuses on developing safe shooting habits in participating youth members.