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4-H Junior BowmanUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

1.                  Draw a diagram of an arrow and label the following parts: point shaft, crest, fletching, index fletching, and nock.

2.                  Draw a diagram of a strung bow and label the following parts: tip, string notch, back, face or belly, handle, arrow rest, bowstring, serving and nocking point.

3.                  Define, describe, and/or explain the purpose or use of these archery terms: arm guard, index fletching, crest, draw, nock (arrow nock, and to nock an arrow), overbowed, overdraw, petticoat, quiver.

4.                  Learn and practice the “General Archery Safety Rules.”

5.                  Demonstrate (show and tell) how to string a bow.

6.                  Demonstrate how to nock, draw, and release an arrow safely.

7.                  Shoot 30 arrows at 9 meters and record your score. Use 60-cm 10-ring target. Score at least 130 Bare Bow (B.B.), or 150 Free Style (F.S.). Score: ____________

4-H BowmanUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

1.                  Be a qualified 4-H Junior Bowman and continue to observe the “General Archery Safety Rules.”

2.                  Define, describe, and/or explain the purpose or use of the following archery terms: anchoring, arrow rest, barebow, blunt, cast, creep, end, field arrow, freestyle, recurved bow, compound bow, spine, stance, vane, weight (bow weight, arrow weight).

3.                  Read a book, story, or article about archery, bow hunting, or wildlife, and report to your club. Tell what happened in the story and what you learned about archery, sportsmanship, and wildlife.

4.                  Explain and demonstrate “bow sighting” or “point of aim” sighting.

5.                  Explain the proper care and storage of the bow, bow string, and arrows.

6.                  Complete one elective from each group of 4-H Archery Electives, pages 27-28.

7.                  Shoot 30 arrows at 9 meters and record your score. Use 60-cm 10-ring target. Score at least 180 Bare Bow (B.B.), or 200 Free Style (F.S.). Score: ____________

Junior ArcherUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

1.                  Be a qualified 4-H Bowman and continue to observe the “General Archery Safety Rules.”

2.                  Define, describe, and/or explain the purpose or use of these archery terms: bow sight, broad head, clout shooting, flight arrow, flight shooting, overstrung and understrung, range finder, trajectory.

3.                  Explain the “Steps of shooting” and why they are important. Demonstrate all the steps

4.                  Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the flight, field, hunting, fishing, flu-flu, and target arrows.  Explain why arrows are made from different materials, fiberglass, carbon, aluminum, and wood.

5.                  Explain how a compound bow functions

6.                  Do two electives from each group of 4-H Archery Electives on pages 27-28.

7.                  Shoot 30 arrows at 18 meters and record your score. Use 60-cm 10-ring target. Score at least 130 Bare Bow (B.B.), or 150 Free Style (F.S.). Score: ____________

4-H ArcherUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

1.                  Be a qualified 4-H Junior Archer and continue to observe the “General Archery Safety Rules.”

2.                  Define, describe, and/or explain the purpose or use of these archery terms: pile, quartering wind, barbs, grouping, roving, self-bow, and end loop.

3.                  Do a Public Presentation on Archery at a 4-H event

4.                  Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the long, reflex, recurved, and compound bows.

5.                  Help plan, conduct, and score an archery match between two clubs or teams or a tournament for individuals.

6.                  Participate in a tournament and demonstrate good sportsmanship.

7.                  Do two electives from each group of 4-H Archery Electives on pages 27-28

8.                  Shoot 30 arrows at 18 meters and record your score. Use 60-cm 10-ring target. Score at least 180 Bare Bow (B.B.), or 200 Free Style (F.S.). Score: ____________

4-H Master ArcherUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

1.                  Be a qualified 4-H Archer and continue to observe the “General Archery Safety Rules.”

2.                  Define, describe, and/or explain the purpose or use of these archery terms: creep, cant, clout, brace, windage, drift, and point blank.

3.                  Shoot and list scores for the following tournament rounds. Each round must be shot without a break, except for a brief rest if needed.
Junior Easton Round (600) ____________
Freeman Round (300) ____________
Field Round (NFAA)(560) ____________
Indoor Round Blueface (NFAA)(300) ____________
Junior 900 Round (900) ____________

4.                  Serve as a teen leader and help others in the club learn and enjoy archery.

5.                  Demonstrate and explain “Instinctive Shooting” and why one would shoot this way.

6.                  Participate in a 4-H State Archery Tournament and demonstrate good sportsmanship

7.                  Do two electives from each group of 4-H Archery Electives on pages 27-28

8.                  Shoot 30 arrows at 18 meters and record your score. Use 60-cm 10-ring target. Score at least 230 Bare Bow (B.B.), or 250 Free Style (F.S.). Score: ____________

4-H Bow HunterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

1.                  Be a qualified 4-H Master Archer and continue to observe the “General Archery Safety Rules.”

2.                  Learn what special precautions and preparations a bow hunter makes concerning dress, equipment, stalking game, and the procedure after hitting an animal.

3.                  Learn the state regulations for hunting with a bow and arrow (available from Washington State Game Commission).

4.                  Read about and/or observe some game animal, bird, or fish and report to your club.

5.                  Know vital target areas for killing animals with an arrow.

6.                  Learn and practice the “Bow Hunter’s Creed.”

7.                  Go bow hunting for game or unprotected animal, bird, or fish with your bow and arrows.

8.                  Do two electives from each group of 4-H Archery Electives on pages 27-28