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Human growth and development is the primary goal of the 4-H shooting sports program. Shooting sports are an outstanding way to provide human growth and development opportunities. Introducing safe and responsible use of firearms and archery equipment opens valuable vocational and life long recreational education. Listed below are resources and program information for 4-H members and coaches to get started in the shooting sports program.

Coach Certification Information

Level 1 Coach Certification Training

Date: August 24-25, 2024

Location: Sayre, OK

Cost: $80

Registration Due By: August 12, 2024


Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Registration must be received by August 12, 2024 and will be emailed to and mailed to the State 4-H Office at 505 Ag. Hall Stillwater, OK 74078. 



Oklahoma 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Program

Oklahoma 4-H Shooting Sports is founded on Education with components of Recreation and Competition. In order to build on the Foundation of Education, Oklahoma 4-H Shooting Sports is accepting applications for a teen leadership opportunity through the Oklahoma 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Program. This program will be taking applications again until April 8, 2024 for youth who will be in the 9th-12th grade for the school year 2024-2025.



State Contests

Find the 2023-2024 Shooting Sports contest dates, flyers, registration forms, additional contest information and results listed below.


Contest Information

2024 Shooting Sports Events
Month Day Event Location
April 6 Major County Statewide Indoor Archery Invitational Major County Fairgrounds
May 18 Pawnee County Invitational Trap Contest Oklahoma Trap and Skeet Association, El Reno
June 15 Creek County Archery Invitational Creek County Fairgrounds
October 19 State Trap El Reno - Oklahoma Trap Association
October 20 State Skeet OKC Gun Club - Shotgun Division
October 26 State .22 Rifle and .22 Pistol and Hunting Skills OKC Gun Club – Muzzleloader Range & East Benchrest Range
October 27 State Muzzleloader OKC Gun Club – Muzzleloader Range
November 2 State Sporting Clays Quail Ridge Sporting Clays – McLoud, OK
November 9-10 State Outdoor Archery Payne County Fairgrounds
December 7 State Air Rifle and Air Pistol Kingfisher County Fairgrounds


Spring 2024 4-H Shooting Sports Mail-in Series

The Spring 2024 4-H Shooting Sports Mail-in series is now open for registration. These events are governed by the State 4-H Office and will be used as a fundraiser for the 2024 National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships team. Registration will be emailed and mailed by the county office by the deadlines:


Entry Due Dates:

  • Air Rifle/Air Pistol/Archery: March 25, 2024
  • Trap/Skeet: April 15, 2024
  • .22 rifle/.22pistol/Muzzleloader: April 29, 2024

Materials (scorecards/targets) will be sent to counties soon after that date. Items will need to be postmarked for return by the following dates:


Returned Scorecards/Targets must be postmarked by:

  • Air Rifle/Air Pistol/Archery Targets Scorecards: April 29, 2024
  • Trap/Skeet Scorecards: May 13, 2024
  • .22 rifle/.22 pistol/Muzzleloader Scorecards: May 28, 2024


For those that do not know what a mail-in contest is, it is a contest that follows guidelines and procedures outlined in the letter but it is ran on a smaller scale by a certified 4-H Shooting Sports instructor in that discipline and following all rules and guidelines. These are flexible in the fact that they can be conducted on a county or multi-county level and at the convenience of the County Shooting Sports Instructors any time during the window between receiving materials and the postmark due date. We trust that these events will be conducted in a fair manner and we will provide official scorecards to help prevent unfair conditions or poor sportsmanship. This is a State 4-H Shooting Sports Contest, but it is just a fun event to help raise money for the National team, it is not the qualifier for nationals! Please reach out to Ruth Pratt with any questions that you may have.



Spring 2023 4-H Shooting Sports Mail-in Series

2023 Spring Mail-In Series Scores:


2023-2024 Contest Results

Oklahoma 4-H  ORION Results Center



Other Shooting Sports Events

Major County Statewide Indoor Archery Invitational

Major County Statewide Indoor Archery Invitational will be held April 6, 2024 at the Major County Fairgrounds. Registration is $7 per event (participants may enter up to 2 events) and the due date is April 1, 2024. County due dates may be earlier, so please adhere to your county’s due date. For questions, please contact Shelby Robertson at Major County OSU Extension: (580) 227-3786 or



Creek County Archery Invitational

Date: June 15, 2024.

Information TBA.


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