4-H State Archery Match
Nanticoke Sportsmen’s Club
Saturday, October 26, 2019
26086 Bethel-Concord Rd. Seaford, DE 19973
Times are approximate – Rain or Shine
|7:30 – 8:15 am||Senior Division Registration & Bow Check at the FITA Range|
|8:30 am||Senior Divisions start shooting at FITA Range|
|8:30 – 9:30 am||Junior & Intermediate Divisions Registration and Bow Check at the 3D/Field Range|
|9:45 am||Junior & Intermediate Divisions start shooting at 3D/Field Range|
|12 – 1:00 pm||Lunch – The goal is for all divisions to be done around noon to eat lunch.|
Junior & Intermediate Divisions start shooting at FITA Range
Senior Divisions start shooting at 3D/Field Range
The 1:00pm start time will be flexible.
This is to allow all youth to have a break after morning shooting for lunch.
|4:00 pm||Goal is to be finishing shooting on all ranges.|
|6:00 pm||Goal is to be wrapping up awards and leaving.|
***All times are subject to change due to range conditions and out of necessity***
The match will begin with a shotgun start (all available lanes/targets occupied). Archers will be assigned to 4-person shooting groups by age bracket. Archers will move through the course expeditiously to avoid delays. Searches for passed arrows will be limited to 2 minutes. Timing will be approximate based on number of participants and available lane/target volunteers.
Rules and scoring are in a separate document at the bottom of this post.
Registration fee is $25.00 per archer with an option for a $15 event t-shirt.
Registration is now open and will close October 4th.
Late registration closes on October 18th with an additional $5 late fee applied.
Proceeds from this event will go to support Delaware 4-H youth as they travel to the 4-H National Shooting Sports Championship in June of 2020.
2019 4-H Youth Artwork Calendar
Do you know a #4H artist? Encourage them to submit their artwork for a chance to be selected for the 2019 4-H Youth Artwork Calendar! Entries due on August 10!
Visit the link for more info: http://bit.ly/2AtDzyE
Record Book Reminder
County Record Books are a great opportunity for 4-H members to detail their activities and experiences during the past 4-H Year. Take time now to start completing your record book. The forms can be found on the county and state 4-H webpages. We strongly encourage all 4-H members to submit records books for 4-H projects. Record books will be due in the New Castle County Office on September 28th. 4-Hers that complete record books will be honored at the New Castle County 4-H Achievement Event on Nov. 4th! Please let us know if you have questions or need help!
Delaware Farm Bureau Livestock Rate of Gain Contest
All 4-H and FFA Rate of Gain Contest forms are due to Susan Garey in the Kent County Extension office postmarked by August 17, 2018. Complete rules and entry forms are available on the State 4-H Animal Science webpage.
Archery Certification Class– Level 1 offered in September at the Kent County Extension Office. Registration and payment are due by Monday, August 27 to the Kent County Office. Info and registration form can be found at:
Delaware 4-H Shooting Sports Instructors Spring Meeting
April 11, 2018
Welcome and Introductions
Level 1 Training
Hurlock, MD Training, Multiple Disciplines Offered
Delaware Archery Training, In process of scheduling dates with course instructors
Level 2 Training
Iowa – May 6-10; sending 3 leaders: Gary Utley, Patty Utley, Scott Ventura
Information on future training opportunity will be shared when received
Statewide Educational Opportunities
Clubs Overview – New Castle, Kent, Sussex
Greenwing Event – April 14; Owens Station
Future outreach opportunities will be shared; adult instructors and teen leaders are welcome to help
4-H Camps – Instructors needed to help teach
Archery Instructors needed week 1, June 12-15 and week 2, June 19-22
Kent County Day Camp; July 9-13
County Archery Contests and State Archery Contest
Sussex – May 19th
Kent – May 20th
Program Management – Refresher
Minimum Standards – Handout
Yearly Reporting – Handout
Leader Enrollment and Instructor Certification
National Shooting Sports Initiatives
National 4-H SS Teen Leadership Institute Information Shared
**Please see application at bottom of this post.
National SS News Blast Reviewed
Grant / Funding Opportunities
Daisy Scholarship Due April 30
Delaware 4-H Shooting Sports Advisory Board
Discussion – will be re-starting this group next year; meeting 2x per year
Representation from each county: Level 1 instructors, Level 2 instructors, teens
If interested in serving, please let Kristin know. 😊
Future Instructor Meeting – Spring
1-2x per year (fall is probably a difficult time to schedule)
Other Agenda Items
Gary read a nice letter from Jim Kemble regarding his time and dedication to the 4-H shooting sports program and the letter concluded by sharing that he will be moving out of state, although Jim does plan on visiting and staying in touch! Delaware 4-H shooting sports will miss Jim and recognizes Jim’s commitment to the shooting sports program over many, many years. Jim ws recently inducted into the Delaware 4-H Hall of Fame. Good Luck Jim and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Tennessee.
2018 National 4-H Shooting Sports Teen Leadership Institute
July 24-28, 2018
Montana State University – Bozeman, MT