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Shooting Sports Team

S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun Education)

This is a specialized 4-H program that introduces youth to the sport of shooting; promotes safety; develops discipline, poise, self-control, and re-enforces the concepts of teamwork and good sportsmanship. Certified S.A.F.E. coaches Jim Barker and John Peek, lead these clubs.

Jim leads the compound Archery Club and John leads the Modified Trap and Trap & Skeet Clubs. Team members compete in a qualification matches in early spring. Those who qualify move on to state competition at Rock Eagle
4-H Center in May.


Archery informational meeting/sign up will be September 29. First practice will be October 4. Cost $150 for first shooter, $100 for each additional shooter in the same family. Fees due by October 7.  Meeting and first practices will be held at Lowndes County Civic Center/4-H Office 2102 E. Hill Ave.

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