Terrebonne 4-H Shooting Sports Information
Shooting sports offer 4-H'ers the opportunity to learn at their own pace and become more competitive and compete in parish, state and national contests.
- Instill ethics, sportsmanship, and responsibility
- Develop leadership skills
- Promote the safe storage and handling of firearms and archery equipment
- Expand 4-H membership.
Who can participate?
- The program offers 4-H youth 9-19 years old the opportunity to learn about firearm safety, marksmanship, hunting and wildlife conservation.
- The Terrebonne Parish program consists of two disciplines: Shotgun and Archery.
- 4-H Club members must be 9 years of age before January 1 of the current club year and must not have passed their 19th birthday on January 1. Juniors will be shooters ages 9-13 as of January 1st of the current year. Seniors will be shooters ages 14-19 as of January 1st of the current year.
- Participants are required to have completed 8 hours of 4-H Shooting Sports discipline training each year in each discipline in which they want to compete at the 4-H Regional Shoot in the spring. A 4-H Shooting Sports certified discipline instructor will verify workshop completion and competition on individual registration forms.
- 4-H Members who have passed their 10th birthday on or before January 1st of the current club year MUST have completed a certified Hunter Education Course in order to compete at the regional or state level.
- The program is taught by certified volunteer instructors who have completed intense training. The instructors meet with the youth at least once a month.
- Practices are held at Tri-Parish Sporting Clays in Bayou Blue
- Practices will begin in December
- We will schedule a mandatory meeting for all new shooting sports members in November. Once registration is received, you will be contacted.
- Parents must stay with 4-H member at practice
- Range Rules and Safety MUST be followed – eye and ear protection
- Each shotgun practice will cost $10
- There is a yearly registration fee of $25 to join 4-H Shooting Sports. This is non-refundable.