4-H Shooting Sports to begin Dec. 5

Rylan Grassel shoots in the compound archery discipline at the State 4-H Shoot this past year.

Rylan Grassel shoots in the compound archery discipline at the State 4-H Shoot this past year.

The 2017 4-H Shooting Sports season will begin on Monday, Dec. 5, with a sign-up/safety night at the 4-H Building in Forestburg. Registrations will be completed, information about the shooting sports season will be provided, and complete safety training will be given.
Registration will be open from 6:30-7 p.m., while a light supper is served. The information session and safety training will be from 7-8 p.m.
At least one parent should plan to attend with their child.  Shooters must be at least age 8 by Jan. 1 and not turn 19 before Jan. 1. Cost for registration is $15 per shooter, which covers all ammunition and targets. Guns and archery equipment are provided.
Participants may choose to shoot any or all of the following disciplines: BB gun, air pistol, air rifle, compound bow or recurve bow. Options for 22 rifle, 22 pistol and shotgun will also be discussed.
Shooting Sports practice will begin on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at 2 p.m., and regular practice will run 2-6 p.m. each Sunday through April. Participants are not required to be at every practice. The days and times that work best can be chosen.
For more information, please contact Paula Linke at plinke@santel.net or 605-796-4558. If you are not able to attend the registration/safety night on Dec. 5, we can make other arrangements to get this completed during a practice session.

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