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.


2021-2022 County Shooting Sports Events

2022 Montana State 4-H Shooting Competition Results & Information

Thank you all for attending the State 4-H Match in Bozeman. Thank you to the State Shot Committee for putting a fantastic event, as it was a huge success. Congratulations to all competitors and coaches. The results for the State Shoot are available on Orion & Bowscore.

To access the scores for Airgun & Smallbore:

To view the target archery results:

To view the 3D archery results:


2022 Madison Valley 4-H Archery Tournament

March 25th & 26th

The Madison Valley 4-H Shooting Sports Leaders would like to invite any county that has an active 4-H archery shooting sports program to participate in a tournament. This tournament is open to any participant of a current 4-H archery shooting sports program. 4-H membership is required to participate and receive awards. Youth must be 9 years old by October 1, 2021 to participate.

If you have a question that needs an immediate answer, please cal or text the tournament coordinator, Chris at (406) 209-8840. For all other questions, please email

Ennis Rodeo Barn, Rodeo Grounds 31 Madison Ave, Ennis, MT 59729

Shoot Times: Friday March 25th: 5:30pm & 7:00pm | Saturday March 26th: 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm & 3:00pm

Cost & Registration: Please Pre-register (required) through the Google Form by March 20th

Cost: $10 per shooter, per division. Payment may be made on the day you shoot. Cash or check, please make payable to MVSS (Madison Valley Shooting Sports) Each shooter may register for NO more than 3 divisions.

National Standard 4-H rules are followed by all divisions.

Age Classifications:                                9 & 10 year olds                                   11 & 12 year olds                                13 & 14 year olds                                15-19 year olds


1. Unlimited-compound, moveable sights or fixed sights and release, stabilizer 12 inches and over.

2. Bowhunter-compound, moveable sights or fixed sights and release, stabilizer 12 inches or less

3. Limited-compound, fixed sights, and fingers.

4. Barebow-compound, no sights, and fingers

5. Primitive-recurve or longbow, no sights, and fingers

6. Olympic Recurve-recurve, sights, fingers, and stabilizer



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.