Montana 4-H Shooting Sports Events
Montana 4-H Shooting Sports events provide 4-H Shooting Sports members with opportunities to participate in fun and educational competitive matches in archery, air rifle, air pistol, and small bore rifle. The State Shoot is open to all 4-H members enrolled in these disciplines, and is also the qualifying event for teens (14+) hoping to compete at the National 4-H Tournament in air rifle, air pistol, or small bore. Archery and other disciplines have separate qualifying matches.
Montana 4-H Shooting Sports Qualifying Events
The following events serve as the qualifier to participate in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in June.
Age Requirements - Participants must have passed their 14th birthday by January 1 of the current year and may not have passed their 19th birthday before January 1 of the current year in which the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships are held.
Montana 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational
The Montana 4-H State Shooting Sports competition is typically held in Bozeman the first weekend in March. This is the qualifying event for Smallbore and AirGun disciplines.
March 2-4, 2018
Archery Practicum and Qualifying Event
Park County Rod and Gun Club, Livingston MT
Practicum: Sunday, April 8, 2018
Qualifier: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Muzzle Loader Qualifying Event
Park County Rod and Gun club, Livingston, MT
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Manhattan Wildlife Association, Logan, MT
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Hunting Qualifying Event TBD
Shotgun Qualifying Event
Held each fall at a location to be determined.
County Shooting Sports Events
Check the MT 4-H calendar for event-specific contact information and details on qualifying events, or contact Scott Francis at: email@example.com
The Bitterroot archery tournament is traditionally held in mid to late February in Montana's Bitterroot Valley.
Registration Form *Due February 10, 2018*
Carbon County Archery
The Carbon County Archery 4-H Club will host a 10-meter Indoor Archery Shoot on January 27, 2018.
Registration Form *Due January 17, 2018*
Choteau County Archery Shoot
The Choteau County Archery Shoot will be held Saturday, February 24, in Fort Benton, MT.
Registration Form *Due February 17, 2018*
Dillon Archery and Air Rifle Shoot
March 17, 2018 Air Rifle, Archery, and 3-D Air Pistol
Beaverhead County Archery Registration *Postmarked by March 7, 2018*
Beaverhead County Air Rifle & Air Pistol Registration *Postmarked by March 7, 2018*
Ennis Archery Shoot
This event is traditionally held in late January in Ennis, MT.
Registration Information *Due January 23, 2018*
Fallon-Carter Counties Shooting Stars Invitational
The Carter County and Fallon County Shooting Sports Program would like to invite you to the 5th Annual 4-H Shooting Stars Invitational. February 10th, 2018.
Registration Information *Due February 2, 2018*
Flathead Air Rifle, Air Pistol and Archery
This invitational is traditionally held in mid to early February in Flathead County, MT.
Invitational Registration Invitation *Due January 20, 2018*
Registration Information Postal Tournament *Due January 31, 2018*
Lake County Air Rifle & Air Pistol Shoulder Match
The 1st ever Lake County 4-H Air Rifle and Air Pistol competition will be held Saturday, February 10th, in Ronan.
Registration Form *Due February 2, 2018*
Lewis & Clark Invitational
This event is usually held in mid-January at the Fairgrounds in Helena. For more information, call the L&C County office at 406-447-8346 or visit the Lewis & Clark County website and check the "Shooting Sports" tab on the left toolbar.
Sweetgrass County Archery Shoot
This event is traditionally held in early February in Big Timber, MT.
Registration Form *Due February 5, 2018*
National 4-H Invitational
The National 4-H Invitational Shooting Sports Tournament usually occurs in mid to late June. Participants must qualify at the Montana Shooting Sports Tournament in early March, or at specific events for archery, muzzle loading, shotgun, and hunting.