The registration for State Shoot has been completed and the FINALIZED scheduled times for all Larimer County participants are now available.
(The only revision from the tentative schedule is Martha Simpson will shoot Air Rifle Utility at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday instead of 12:00 p.m. That change is incorporated into the schedule below.)
You can view the schedule below, or download it as a PDF. If you have any questions, please contact the superintendent for your discipline.
Project pickup is Wednesday, August 7 between 7:00–10:00 a.m. If you’re unable to come during that time, please find someone who can pick up for you. Any projects NOT picked up by 10:00 a.m. will be available in the McKee Building until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 9. Then they will be taken to the Extension Office in Fort Collins. PLEASE make every effort to pick up on Wednesday!
If your project received Champion and you wish to send it to the Colorado State Fair please be prepared to check it in Wednesday morning, unless it is a food item. Food items will be submitted on Tuesday, August 13 between 7:30–10:00 a.m.
If checking in your project for state fair this Wednesday, please bring materials to properly box the item for safe travel to Pueblo.
Please do NOT come to the McKee Building and simply gather up your project and leave. There is a check out procedure.
All eRecord books and projects including display boards, stand-alone projects, and other projects must be properly labeled.
Create a label in the following format with this information:
Participant Name, 4-H Age
Name of Project, Unit #
Place the label on the front of your eRecord binder or folder, in the upper-right-hand corner. Also place an identical label on the back of your display board in the upper-right-hand corner or on the bottom of your stand-alone project.
Your Name of Project is “Shooting Sports” and the Unit # is the discipline.
It is requested that you write a brief description of your item and how it is used. Use an 8.5" x 11" page and include the name of the item as a title, and then how the item is used, and how it was made. Use a large font so it can by read from a distance. This is not required, but it helps the viewing public understand what they’re seeing when they come through to see projects on display.
Here’s an example:
In 4-H, a hip quiver is required. Bow quivers or ground quivers are not allowed. This quiver is made using PVC pipe to keep my arrows safe when shooting and when retrieving arrows from targets.
State Shoot Fees are due by July 30. Check the following tables or download the PDF to find state shoot fees owed for all our members who are scheduled to go to state shoot.
The Larimer County 4-H Foundation is covering $15 of the state fee for each participant. Please thank them for helping us out so much this year!
Schedules for the State Shoots are being checked and will be posted next week.
State shoot fees paid by check or cash are due by July 30 at Interview Judging when you check in. If you would like to pay by credit card, state shoot fees must be paid by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29. Check this list Please check the list first to know how much your fee is and use this link to pay by credit card. There will be processing fees when paying by credit card.
Check with your superintendents about state shoot practice schedules.
If you have questions about State Shoot Fees please contact Sam Webb at 970-214-5646 or email@example.com.
What are the judges looking for in your display board or stand-alone project? Here are the answers.
The judging sheets for Shooting Sports are available and you can use them as you’re putting the final touches on your project to make sure you fulfill the requirements.
Scheduling for Interview Judging is now open!
The scheduling website will be available until Monday, July 29 at 12:00 p.m. (https://apps.larimer.org/extensions/fourh/)
Interview day is scheduled for next Tuesday, July 30 from 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. in the McKee Building at The Ranch.
As you all know the fair is quickly approaching and it takes many hands to help with our Shooting Sports program since it is so large. Cindy Buckardt is calling for volunteers on July 29, 30, and 31 to help with setup for interview judging day, interview judging day itself, and then setup of projects for fair.
July 29 / Set Up for Interview Judging
Set up the exhibit hall and classrooms for interview judging day. Start at 5:30 p.m. It should only take 1–2 hours maximum if we have a lot of hands to help.
July 30 / Interview Judging Day
Start at 8:00 a.m. and get done about 8:00 p.m. It’s a LONG DAY! On interview judging day we need help checking 4-H members in, getting them to their judges, checking in their projects and attaching ribbons, putting projects in the exhibit hall, and then cleaning up the room. If can even come for part of the day, it is appreciated. Lunch will be provided.
July 31 / Set Up Exhibit Hall with Projects for Fair
Set up the projects in the exhibit hall, check projects for correct ribbons, be sure those going to state have check-in information, and make the building look wonderful. Start at 9:00 a.m. and we’re usually done by mid-afternoon. If can come for part of the day, it is appreciated. Lunch will be provided.
Please email Cindy if you are able to help!
This year we are doing State Shoot shirt orders online. These shirts are NOT required. You can choose to pay online using a credit card when you place the order, or place your order and then pay in person at interview judging/project check-in on July 30 via cash or check.
All orders MUST be placed by Tuesday, July 23!
If you have any questions, please contact Sam Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-214-5646.
Good luck to everyone as we continue our county shoot season!
The National 4-H Shooting Sports Championships took place from June 23–28 in Grand Island, NE. Larimer County was represented with members competing in four disciplines. Here are the overall placings of the Colorado team in each discipline.
Muzzleloading = 5th Place
.22 Pistol = 7th Place
Shotgun = 12th Place
Recurve Archery = 7th Place