National Championships

Youth interested in qualifying for Wisconsin’s 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships Team compete in Competitive Shoots across the state. Scores from these competitive shoots will be used to determine who will represent Wisconsin on a National Championships Team.

A summary of scores required to qualify for national and the location of the various 4-H Shooting Sports events across Wisconsin can be found at WI Qualifying Requirements for the 4-H National Championships. Tournament rules and registration forms for competitive shooting sports events scheduled to date are posted at the Competitive Shoots page. Shoot scores that qualify for national are designated as National Qualifying Event or NQE.

Those who meet the national age requirement will automatically have their qualifying scores submitted for consideration on the Wisconsin Team. For example, if you shoot in the required number of statewide events for your discipline(s) in, you will receive notification to complete an application in December for the National Championships that will take place next Summer at Grand Island, Nebraska.

2023 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships

Grand Island, Nebraska, June 25-30, 2023

2023 National Team Selection

  1. National eligibility is determined by scores from the State 4-H Invitational Shoots sponsored by county 4-H Shooting Sports programs. These scores establish an individual’s state rankings by discipline on the National Eligibility Roster.
  2. Those eligible to apply receive an invitation letter and National Eligibility Roster in the fall. The letter explains the team selection process and directs them to the online application.  
  3. First Round applications are received up to January 31. Teams not having four (4) members remain open to additional Second Round applicants up to February 28. Second Round applicants cannot bump First Round applicants.
  4. Age requirements: Must be age 14 and not turned 19 by January 1 of the year of the National Championships.
  5. All applications must be submitted electronically.

2023 Application

2023 Shooting Sports National Shoot Application – Fillable PDF

For additional information on the National 4-H Shooting Sports program, visit the National 4-H Shooting Sports website at 

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