Washington County 4-H Shooting Sports

Nebraska Shooting Sports: Learn by Doing

NEBRASKA 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS PROGRAM

NEBRASKA 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS WEBSITE - scroll to the bottom to see the calendar. 

Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Record Book

4-H Shooting Sports National Championship

Shooting Sports Instructor Resources 

ARCHERY

Washington County 4-H ARCHERY CLUB - Guidelines 

  • Updated practice dates:
  • Sunday, May 15 @ Orion Archery 6:00 - 7:30 pm (all ages)

  • Tuesday, May 24 @ Orion Archery 6:00 - 7:30 pm (all ages)
  • Sunday, June 12 @ Orion Archery 6:00 - 7:30 pm (all ages)
  • Tuesday, June 28 @ Orion Archery 7:00 pm - Indoor Shoot Competition for 20 Yard Archers

  • Tuesday, July 12 @ Orion Archery 7:00 pm - Indoor Shoot Competition for 10 Yard Archers

  • Canceled practices:

  • May 10
  • June 14 

Orion Archery Club Facebook Page

Orion Archery Waiver & Release of Reliability

Nebraska 4-H Archery Rules

Official Nebraska Bowhunter Safety Course Online

Washington County 4-H Archery Club Organizational Leader:
Kent Tjardes 402.350.7721 (CELL) / kenttjardes@gmail.com (please include "4-H Archery" in the subject)

BB GUN

More information coming soon! If you have specific questions, please contact us at

402.426.9455 or washingtoncounty4h@unl.edu

Washington County 4-H BB Gun Organizational Leaders:

*Click to expand to find competition dates and details. 

2022 WASHINGTON COUNTY 4-H ARCHERY COMPETITIONS:

In order to compete in the 4-H Archery Contests listed below, 4-H Archery Club members are required to have participated in at least ONE meeting/practice and demonstrated safe archery skills. 

DRESS CODE for INDOOR SHOOT & WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR:

  • Exhibitors are required to wear a white shirt or blouse with the official 4-H chevron attached, or a 4-H T-shirt.
  • Long jeans/pants are required for competition.
  • While hard-soled shoes are not required for the contest, competitors are required to wear closed-toed shoes with non-slip soles.
  • Chevrons and t-shirts are available for purchase at the Nebraska Extension in Washington County Office in Blair.
  • Failure to comply with the dress code will result in the drop of a ribbon placing.

Brandon Tomcak Memorial 3-D Shoot Contest – Sunday, June 5 

This contest is shot at foam-like animals and the animals may be placed at either a known distance or at an unknown distance from the shooting line. This event is held in conjunction with the

Orion Archery Club.

AGE: Youth 8-18 years old on January 1, 2022

Age groups and shooting distances will follow the 3D rules and not the Washington County 4-H Designations.

DATE/LOCATION: Sunday, June 5 / Lake Cunningham Outdoor Archery Range, 9100 Pawnee Rd, Omaha

REGISTRATION: at Contest Check-in

DRESS CODE: 4-H members are encouraged to follow the 4-H dress code.

PREMIUMS:  Provided by the Washington County 4-H Archery Club

Washington County Fair 4-H Archery Contest – Saturday, July 23

This event is a paper target competition and is held as part of the Washington County Fair.

AGE: Youth 8-18 years old on January 1, 2022

DATE: Saturday, July 23 (FLIGHTS – 9 a.m. /10 a.m./11 a.m.)

LOCATION: Washington County Fairgrounds, Arlington

REGISTRATION REQUIRED DEADLINE: Monday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m., Nebraska Extension Office, Blair

DRESS CODE:  4-H members are required to follow the 4-H dress code.

AWARDS: Provided by Washington County 4-H Council

PREMIUMS:  Provided by the Washington County Fair Board

the 2022 WASHINGTON COUNTY 4-H BB GUN COMPETITIONS:

In order to compete in the 4-H BB Gun Contest shooters must have attended a ONE-hour practice session of safety and competitions overview every THREE years. 

DRESS CODE:

  • Exhibitors are required to wear a white shirt or blouse with the official 4-H chevron attached, or a 4-H T-shirt.
  • Long jeans/pants are required for competition.
  • While hard-soled shoes are not required for the contest, competitors are required to wear closed-toed shoes with non-slip soles.
  • Chevrons and t-shirts are available for purchase at the Nebraska Extension in Washington County Office in Blair.
  • Failure to comply with the dress code will result in the drop of a ribbon placing.

Washington County Fair BB Gun Contest, June 23

The judge will score each card after each shooter has shot in each of the positions. The total score will be tallied after all shooters have completed all FOUT positions. 

AGE: Youth 8-18 years old on January 1, 2022

LOCATION: Washington County Fairgrounds, Arlington

REQUIRED REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 11

DRESS CODE: 4-H members are required to follow the 4-H dress code.

PREMIUMS:  Provided by the Washington County Fair Board