SAFE Shooting Sports
Bacon County BB Team
Each fall students in 4th-9th grades are eligible to sign up for the BB team. Registration usually begins in September with practices beginning in late September or early October. Competition season runs from January through April with the final competition being the state shoot at Rock Eagle in May. For more information on how to join this team, call the Bacon County Extension Office at 912-632-5601.
Pictured at left is the 2021-2022 BB team and coaches at the district match in Pierce County where they qualified for the state match held Saturday, May 21, 2022. Congratulations to this team on an outstanding season.
Bacon County Modified Trap Shotgun Team
Students in grades 6-12 can begin to sign up in November for the Shotgun Team. Space is limited so plan to sign up early. Practices will begin weekly after the first of the year. There are only two major competitions for 4-H, district and state, though the team may schedule and attend other competitions in the area at the discretion of the coaches and 4-H staff. The district qualifier is held in April with the final competition being the state shoot at Rock Eagle in May. At left is the 2021-2022 Shotgun team and coaches. This was the second year for this team in Bacon County and 5 of the 6 team members qualified for the state competition. For more information on how to join this team, call the Bacon County Extension Office at 912-632-5601.
All new shooters must have completed a Hunter's Safety Course recognized by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Our office must have a copy of your completion certificate on file.
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