Shooting Sports Event Information

  • promotes the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship, and ethical behavior, including sound decision making;
  • teaches safe and responsible use of firearms and archery equipment, self-discipline, and concentration, and ;
  • develops participation in natural resources and related natural science programs by exposing participants to the content through shooting, hunting, and related activities.

All active North Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports members are eligible to compete in North Dakota 4-H shooting sports events, subject to limitations which may or may not be imposed by the specific event.

Contestant must have already passed his/her 8th birthday, and may not have passed his/her 19th birthday as of January 1st of the year in which the State/Regional 4-H Competitive Event is held.

2021 4-H State Shooting Sports Match Participant Requirements


  • January 23, 2021: Badlands Roundup, Watford City
  • January 30, 2021: Northwest District, Minot
  • February 27/28, 2021: Northeast District, Cando
  • February 27/28, 2021: Southwest District, Bismarck
  • March 5/6, 2021: Southeast District, West Fargo
  • March 26/27, 2021: Southcentral District, Edgeley

2021 Archery Indoor Match Schedule

Air Rifle:

2021 Air Rifle Match Schedule



Do you have some families who are ice fishing crazy?  We are hoping to develop the sportfishing program into the next big thing! To kick off this effort, the North Dakota 4-H Environmental Project which includes shooting sports and sportfishing, is launching 3 ice fishing challenges in the next couple weeks. Youth ages 6-18 years old will compete virtually on any lake for awards in 4 fish categories: largest walleye and northern pike, and the largest stringer of 3 fish in perch and crappies. Fish will be measured nose to tail on scaled ruler and submitted through the phone app FishDonkey. Registration will be free on 4-H Online with the download and registration in the Ice Challenges $10 per tournament on the phone app. Youth can ice fish anywhere in North Dakota. Open water is off limits.

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