2019 Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports State Championship/Shotgun Competition

This competition is open to all Ohio 4-H members enrolled in any 4-H Shooting Sports discipline and age 13 as of 1/1/2019. Youth must meet all Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports requirements, including but not limited to, being knowledgeable and proficient in the safe use of the equipment and knowledgeable of the general rules of the event. The event is April 13, 2019 at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo, Ohio and only includes a shotgun competition this year (additional disciplines will be added annually). The cost to register is $40 by April 5th and $50 late registration/day of event. All targets are provided but members will be responsible to supply their own firearm and ammunition.

To register on-line: https://go.osu.edu/ss2019  All appropriate forms will be emailed to each youth registered. Those registering day of the event must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to complete the appropriate forms.

Rules can be found at: https://goo.gl/QdcSPV

The competition serves as part of the selection process for the 2020 Ohio 4-H Shotgun Team that will compete at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition held in Grand Island, Nebraska. Youth ages 13-17 as of 1/1/19 are eligible for the team. Those youth age eighteen as of 1/1/2019 can compete for awards but not for selection to the 2020 State Team.

2019 Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Application

The application is now available for those who wish to apply to be a Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador. Applications are due by May 4, 2019 to the address listed on the application. Interviews will be held at the Licking County Extension Office on Friday, May 10, 2019. More information and the application can be found here.

Junior Shooting Sports Camp

The Licking County 4-H Committee will be choosing two 4-H members, who will be between the ages of nine and twelve as of January 1st, 2019, to participate in State 4-H Junior Shooting Sports Camp. State 4-H Junior Shooting Sports Camp is a residential camp, and will be held at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson, Ohio during June 28-30, 2019

Licking County 4-H members interested in applying must meet the following criteria:

  • Active 4-H member during 2018 4-H project years
  • Be between the ages of nine and twelve as of January 1, 2019
  • Submit completed Achievement Award Form by the deadline (October 19, 2018)
  • Be available to participate in June 28-30, 2019 camp, and provide travel to camp event in Jackson, Ohio

Additional details about the 2018 (as an example) camping program can be found online at
ohio4h.org > Statewide Programs > Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports >
Ohio 4-H Shooting Education Camps

Cost: The total cost of the trip is $225. The Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Committee, in cooperation with the Licking County 4-H Committee, will cover 50% of registration costs for two delegates. The delegate will be responsible for $112.50.

Licking County 4-H delegates will be chosen based upon their involvement in the Licking County 4-H program (as noted in their application). All applications must be received in the Licking County Extension Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018 in order to be considered for selection. The application can be found here: Junior Shooting Sports Camp Application

Questions can be directed to Lisa McCutcheon (mccutcheon.46@osu.edu / 740.670.5315)

Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador

When and Where Interviews: Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Licking County OSU Extension Office
Who can compete: Any youth 9-12 as of January 1 of the current year for Junior Ambassador and any boy or girl 13-18 as of January 1 of the current year.
Requirements: Must live in Licking County, must be in a Licking County 4-H club with a shooting sports project, and have a good knowledge of all major shooting sports disciplines.

The application is due Wednesday, May 5th and can be found at: https://licking.osu.edu/sites/licking/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/Royalty-Scholarships/ShootingSportsAmbassadorApplication.pdf