Sign up will be on Jan. 21st from 4 – 5:30 pm for all disciplines. Would like to have the safety sessions the following week. Practice will begin on February 4th and run through the last week of April. 4-H only practice for our county shoot will run in May. Dates to be determined yet.
BB Gun is open to kids ages 8 – 18, We use the Daisy 499 BB Gun only.
Air Rifle is open to kids ages 8 – 1st year out of high school. although starting age varies with each individual’s abilities. (ie: the coach will determine if they are able to handle the air rifle and its equipment safely) We do provide equipment but members can purchase their equipment as well. I can also order equipment through Daisy for a reduced price. Open to 4-H and non-4-H members.
.22 Rifle is open to kids ages 12 – 1st year out of high school and have to have competed a hunters safety provide AND provide their DNR customer number to me. Also open to 4H and non-4-H members.
The 4H program is open to Richland County and other surrounding counties as well.
We are called the Richland Youth Shooting Sports Program or RYSS.
We will need a weekend in May for our Richland County 4-H Shoot, and an undetermined date for a RYSS Invite.
Coaches for all disciplines are: Jerry and Mary Cooper, Mel Cook, Darrel Tennant and Kris Malphy.
Mary Cooper is the RYSS organizer and can answer or redirect any questions about our program. Call me at 608-604-0529.
Mel Cook is the 4-H Shooting Sports contact
Jerry is the overall leader for RYSS
I will work on a little write up.
Posted 5/16/2019 Updated 5/28/2019
The following link will take you to the latest news for a very successful 2018-2019 Richland Area Youth Shooting Sports programs. Congratulations to all of the youth members for a job well done. May 2019-2020 be even more successful.
Richland Shooting News 2019-1