Colorado 4-H Hunting/Outdoor Skills Invitational 2019
Outdoor Skills members: Read about this upcoming event and get with Jackie if you have questions about participating!
The Colorado 4-H Hunting/Outdoor Skills Invitational will serve as the qualifying event to create the Colorado team competing at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships this June 2019.
When: March 23, 2019
Where: Colorado Cameo Shooting Complex, Palisade, Colorado
Registration: 4HOnline (https://co.4honline.com)
Questions: Kristina Teal at 970-210-5351 or mesacounty4Hshootingsports@gmail.com
Test your knowledge or learn new skills: Wildlife Identification, Orienteering (map and compass reading), Outdoor Safety Knowledge, Outdoor Decision Making, Hunter Ethics, Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, and Shotgun events.
Courses of Fire:
Muzzleloading – Shooting muzzleloaders at targets from a variety of unknown distances.
Light Rifle – Shooting .22 rifles at targets from a variety of unknown distances.
Shotgun – Shooting at clay targets in a variety of ways singles and doubles.
Archery – Shooting at 3D wildlife targets from a variety of hunter challenging positions.
Hunter's Safety Trail – Do I shoot or not? These are some of the real life hunting scenarios that will challenge you.
Orienteering – Can you find your way using a compass? Can you read a topographic map? If you hunt…you should know how.
Wildlife ID – What animal left that track? What did that feather come from? As a hunter, you need to be aware of game signs…this will challenge your knowledge.
Outdoor Decision Making/Hunter Ethics Exam – As hunters we are all obligated to take care of our environment. Test your knowledge of hunting and our responsibilities.
Sponsored by the Mesa County 4-H Shooting Sports Program in cooperation with the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife.