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4-H Shooting Sports

The goal of the 4-H Shooting Sports Program is youth development. Through participation in firearm safety training and shooting sports activities, young men and women are given the opportunity to learn responsibility, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and other qualities critical to the development of productive citizens.

4-H Shooting Sports is a national program with over 300,000 young people taking part, thus making it one of the largest shooting education programs in the United States. New Mexico 4-H Shooting Sports involves of kids and continues to grow annually.

New Mexico 4-H Shooting Sports Certification

Location: Tucumcari Fairgrounds

Date: February 19-20, 2022

Certifications: Archery, Shotgun, and Rifle

Cost: $60

Registration Contact your county extension office to register.


We will continue to use the online modules that participants will need to complete prior to attending. Leaders can go to: 4-H Shooting Sports College to complete this portion, if they have already completed the online module this year they are good to go. The online modules will cover history, introduction to 4-H shooting sports, creating high quality programs, and risk management. Modules are available through Zing-books at a cost of $20.00. The in-person training will begin Saturday at 8:00 am, February 19th, and conclude at noon on February 20th. (We will not have a Friday evening session).

New Mexico State 4-H Shooting Sports Championships

When: May 5-8, 2022

Where: Whittington Center, Raton, NM

2021 Results

Youth Hunter Education Challenge

When: TBA



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