4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Schedules

  • National Championships logo

    Grand Island, Nebraska
    June 24-29, 2018

    youth participating in competition at the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
  • National Championships logo

    Grand Island, Nebraska
    June 24-29, 2018

    youth participating in competition at the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
  • National Championships logo

    Grand Island, Nebraska
    June 24-29, 2018

    youth participating in competition at the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
  • National Championships logo

    Grand Island, Nebraska
    June 24-29, 2018

    youth participating in competition at the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports Championships
  • National Championships logo

    Grand Island, Nebraska
    June 24-29, 2018

    youth participating in competition at the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports Championships

SCHEDULE

The table below includes the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Schedule (tentative). Downloadable and printable schedules are also available:

Sunday, June 24

TimeEventLocation
4:00-9:00 pm

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

Fonner Park Concourse

4:00-9:00 pm 

Vendor on-site Sales of Merchandise

Heartland Events Center

Monday, June 25

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

Tuesday, June 26

timeEventLocation
8:00 am

Competition Begins 

  • 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

Competition Begins

  • Shotgun: Sporting Clays
Assigned Rages
(see Range Location Schedule)
- Practice immediately following competition Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
7:00-9:00 pm Teen Social Heartland Events Center

Wednesday, June 27

timeEventLocation
8:00 am Competition Begins 
  • 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 Competition Begins 
  • Shotgun - Skeet
Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
- Practice immediately following competition Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
6:30 pm Doors Open Heartland Events Center
7:30 pm Day 1 Award Ceremony & Silent Auction Heartland Events Center
7:30 pm Vendor on-site sales of merchandise Heartland Events Center

Thursday, June 28

timeEventLocation
8:00  am Competition Begins 
  • 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

Competition Begins 

  • Shotgun - Trap
Assigned Ranges 
(see Range Location Schedule)
- Coaches Meeting conducted by Range Officers.
These will start 30 minutes after completion of the day's events
Individual Ranges
6:30 pm Doors Open Heartland Events Center
7:30 pm Day 2 Awards Ceremony 
Heartland Events Center
7:30 pm Vendor on-site sales of merchandise Heartland Events Center
9:00-11:00 pm Water Park Fun  Island Oasis

Friday, June 29

timeEventLocation
8:00 am-noon Day 3 & Overall Awards
Heartland Events Center
8:00 am-noon Vendor on-site sales of merchandise Heartland Events Center
8:00 am-noon Closing Ceremonies Heartland Events Center

Future Dates:

  • June 24-29, 2018
  • June 23-28, 2019
  • June 21-26, 2020 
  • June 20-25, 2021
  • June 26- July 1, 2022
  • June 25-30, 2023

Teen Social

All competitors are invited to join the National 4-H Teen Ambassadors for a Teen Social on Tuesday, June 26th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Events Center.  The theme is TBA. 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 to this event.