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Shooting Sport Open House & Practices

The Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports/Wildlife Program is designed to promote life skills through a safe and educational program. Young people learn by doing, as they experience hands-on learning in shooting sports and wildlife education.
Wildlife           Kindergarten & Up
BB Gun           3rd Grade & Up
Air Rifle          4th Grade & Up
Air Pistol        4th Grade & Up
Archery          3rd Grade & Up  (3rd Grade at County Level only)

As 4-H members advance, the following disciplines are offered:
.22 Rifle                   7th Grade & Up
Muzzle Loading       7th Grade & Up
Shotgun                   7th Grade & Up

Winter Open House:
Date: Thursday, January 18th
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (stay as long as you want)
Location: Little Crow Archery Building (Poultry & Rabbit Barn), McLeod County Fairgrounds

Winter Practices:
Date: Thursdays, January 18th - April 12th, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Little Crow Archery Building, McLeod County Fairgrounds
Disciplines offered: Archery, BB Gun, Air Rifle/Pistol

Summer Practices:
Date: Tuesdays, May 22nd - September 4th, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: No Practice July 3rd and August 14th
Gopher Campfire
Disciplines offered: Archery, BB Gun, Air Rifle/Pistol, Shotgun, .22 Rifle, Muzzle Loading

Winter & Summer Practice Schedule:
7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Shooting
7:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. -  Wildlife
8:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Shooting

**If schools or afterschool events are cancelled due to weather, so is 4-H Shooting Sports.  An email will be sent by 4:30 p.m.

State Shoot:
Date: September 8th-10th, 2018
Location: Fairmont, Minnesota

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