4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Schedules

Schedules

The table below includes the 2017 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Schedule (tentative). Downloadable and printable schedules are also available:

Teen Social:
All competitors are invited to join the National 4-H Teen Ambassadors for a Teen Social on Tuesday , June 28th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Events Center. 
Theme: Show your State spirit! 
Come for fun, dancing, social time, trading state items, indoor archery and photo booth! 
We'll have light snacks and beverages. Remember no food or drink can be brought into the Event Center. 
Event Dress Code also applies for this event. 

Special Guest

Frank Thompson, Olympian, to make a guest appearance during 2017 National Championships on Thursday, June 29.

Special Guest

Sunday, June 25

StartEndEventLocation
4:00pm  9:00pm

Registration & Equipment Check-in - (Except Air Rifle and Air Pistol -  Equipment Check-in at Pinnacle Bank Expo)
Sunday Equipment Check-in Only.
Registration materials must be picked up by the state coordinator or by their designated person, 1 person per state.

Vendor on-site Sales of Merchandise

Fonner Park Concourse

Pinnacle Bank Expo



Heartland Events Center

Monday, June 26

StartEndEventLocation
9:00 am 11:00 am Vendor on-site Sales of Merchandise Heartland Events Center
9:30 am n/a Coaches & Competitors Meeting conducted by Range Officers Individual Ranges
11:00 am  n/a Practice at Ranges Ranges
(see Range Location Schedule)
3:00 pm 6:30 pm Vendor on-site Sales of Merchandise Heartland Events Center
3:00 pm 4:00 pm   State Team Pictures for states starting with A-M Heartland Events Center
4:00 pm 4:45 pm  State Team Pictures for states starting with N-S Heartland Events Center
4:30 pm n/a State Teams assemble for Opening Ceremony Concourse Area
5:00 pm n/a Opening Ceremonies Heartland Events Center
6:00 pm n/a Deadline to turn in Silent Auction Items Registration Desk
6:15 pm n/a State Team Pictures for states starting with T-W Heartland Events Center

Tuesday, June 27

StartEndEventLocation
8:00 am n/a

Competition Begins 
Except Shotgun

Small Bore Rifle – NRA Silhouette Rifle
Small Bore Pistol- Slow-Fire Bullseye
Air Rifle – 3-P Sporter Air Rifle
Air Pistol – Single Shot - Rapid Fire
Archery Compound - FITA
Archery Recurve - Field Round
Muzzleloading – 50 Yd. Bullseye
Hunting –Archery Shooting & Wildlife I.D. & Game Management

Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
9:00 am n/a Competition Begins
Shotgun- Sporting Clays
Assigned Ranges (see Range Locations)
n/a n/a Practice immediately following competition Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
7:00 pm 9:00 pm Teen Social Heartland Events Center

Wednesday, June 28

StartEndEventLocation
8:00 am n/a Competition Begins -
Except Shotgun - Skeet
Small Bore Rifle – CMP Rimfire Sporter Rifle 

Small Bore Pistol – Hunter Pistol Silhouette
Air Rifle – Sporter Air Rifle (Standing)
Air Pistol - Silhouettes
Archery Compound – Field Round
Archery Recurve - FITA
Muzzleloading - 25 Yd. Novelty – Bottles & Critters
Hunting - Shotgun Shooting & Hunter Decision Making

Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
9:00 am n/a Competition Begins 
Shotgun - Skeet
Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
n/a n/a Practice immediately following competition Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
6:30 pm n/a Doors Open and Vendor on-site sales Heartland Events Center
7:30 pm n/a Day 1 Award Ceremony & Silent Auction Heartland Events Center

Thursday, June 29

StartEndEventLocation
8:00  am n/a Competition Begins 

 Except Shotgun -Trap
Small Bore Rifle – NRA 3-Position
Small Bore Pistol – Camp Perry Round (modified)
Air Pistol – Slow Fire Bullseye
Air Rifle – NRA Sporter Air Rifle Silhouette
Archery Compound – 3-D
Archery Recurve – 3-D
Muzzleloading - Silhouettes
Hunting – Small Bore Rifle & General Hunting Skills

Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
9:00 am n/a Competition Begins 
Shotgun - Trap
Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
n/a n/a Coaches Meeting at individual ranges conducted by Range Officers. These will start 30 minutes after completion of the day's events Individual Ranges
1:00 pm n/a Special Guest - Frank Thompson, Olympic Skeet Shooter Heartland Public Shooting Park
6:30 pm n/a Doors Open and Vendor On-Site Sales  Heartland Events Center
6:30 pm n/a Meet & Greet - Frank Thompson, Olympic Skeet Shooter Heartland Event Center
7:30 pm n/a Day 2 Awards Ceremony 
Vendor on-site Sales of Merchandise
Heartland Events Center
9:00 pm 11:00 pm Water Park Fun  Island Oasis

Friday, June 30

StartEndEventLocation
8:00 am 12:00 pm Day 3 & Overall Awards
Vendor on-site Sales of Merchandise
Closing Ceremonies
Heartland Events Center

Special Guest - Frank Thompson

Frank Thompson of of Alliance, Nebraska got his start in shooting when he was 10 years old. Frank honed his skills through the sporting clays programs and made the National Development Team in 2006. He attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a major in Business. Frank was a 2012 and 2016 Olympic Skeet Shooter. He was a two time Junior Olympic Champion and a member of the USA Shooting National Team. In his free time, Frank enjoys hunting, fishing, motor sports and working on the family ranch in Nebraska. Frank’s appearance at the National Championships is being sponsored by Cabela’s.

Frank will be at the Heartland Public Shooting Park on Thursday, June 29 at 1:00 pm. The public is also invited to meet Frank at the Heartland Events Center that evening starting at 6:30 pm.

Frank Thompson - Special Guest