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About Shooting Sports

Shooting Sports, 4-H's fastest growing program area, mission of the Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports Program is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes so that they may become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society.


  • Air Pistol
  • Air Rifle
  • Archery
  • BB Gun
  • Hunting Skills
  • Muzzle Loading
  • Shotgun
  • Smallbore Pistol
  • Smallbore Rifle

Become a Shooting Sports Volunteer/Coach

Volunteers play a critical part of the entire 4-H Program and Shooting Sports is no different. Volunteer become positive role models for youth while teaching about environmental ethics, outdoor recreation, wildlife and personal safety. In order to become a certified Shooting Sports Instructor you must complete required training in the respective discipline. Contact Xavier Bell, 4-H Agent for more information about becoming a volunteer

St. John 4-H Shooting Sports

The St. John 4-H Program is excited to offer Shooting Sports again! In order for a child to participate in 4-H Shooting Sports, the child must be a 4-H member and much be 9 years of age before Jan. 1, 2023, and not have passed their 19th birthday on Jan. 1.

We are actively searching for adults to volunteer with this program to serve as coaches for our youth. If you are interested in serving as a coach contact the 4-H Office Today!

Interest Form

Are you or your child interested in participating in the 4-H Shooting Sports Project this upcoming year (2022-23)? Complete the online interest form today. Parents, Guardians, and Community Members who wish to serve as coaches/instructors are asked to complete the interest form as well. Once we have information regarding training dates we will communicate that with you.

Interest Form


In order to compete in Shooting Sports Matches, 4-H members must complete at least 8 hours of training/practice in their respective disciplines. If a child is participating in more than one discipline, understand the 4-H'er must complete 8 hours of practice for each discipline. A practice schedule will be announced at a later date.

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