2012-13 4-H National Invitational Information
Youth interested in qualifying for the 2013 National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational will need to compete in Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports Competitive Events offered in 2012. Many 4-H Shooting Sports competitive events will be used in determining who will represent Wisconsin at the 2013 National Invitational. Details may be found at Qualification Guidelines for the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational. Information on specific disciplines which are offered at various Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports events are listed at WI Qualifying Requirments for the 4-H National Invitational Shoot. Registration information for 2013 Wisconsin 4-H events is located here. Qualifying Shoots are designated as .
The age requirement for 4-H members to attempt to qualify at a statewide invitational will follow the national requirement below. Those who meet this age requirement will automatically have their scores submitted to the state for National consideration the following summer. For example: If you shoot in the required number of statewide events for your discipline(s) in 2012, you will receive an application in November 2012 for the National Invitational in the summer of 2013. (The above links provide information on requirements for Wisconsin 4-H members interested in qualifying for National.)
Participants must have passed their 14th birthday by January 1st of the current year and may not have passed their 19th birthday before January 1 of the current year in which the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational is held.
Grand Island, Nebraska, is hosting the 2013 National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitationals. Guidlines for the 2013 National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational are found at http://www.4-hshootingsports.org/index.php.
For additional information on the National 4-H Shooting Sports program, visit the National 4-H Shooting Sports website at www.4-hshootingsports.org or for general information about how you can learn more about 4-H Shooting Sports in your area, contact your local UW County Extension Office.
Those who meet the Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports qualification requirements will receive a letter and an application in November 2012. The letter and application for the National Shoot will be US mailed at the end of November for the National Shoot occurring in June of the next year.
For example if applying for 2013 National Shoot: If you participate in 4-H statewide shoots during the summer of 2012 and you meet the requirements, you will receive a letter of invitation and an application in November 2012. The letter and application would be for the 2013 National 4-H Invitational Shoot. Your completed application would need to be returned by the January 2013 deadline. Once the top four participants are set (four to a team), you will be notified in late January of your team status. Your registration fee would then be required in March 2013. Coaches would contact team members to start practice in April and May. The National Shoot would then take place around the end of June 2013.