Projects due Wednesday, July 17th 4 to 7 pm
Archery Shooting Exhibition
TBD, either Saturday, 7/14 or Sunday 7/15, 6 pm
General Requirements :
1. Comply with all the requirements listed at the beginning of this “4-H Exhibit Hall Project” section, the “Putnam County 4-H Fair Rules” section, and “Indiana and Putnam County 4-H Policy/Terms” section.
2. Each youth enrolled in the 4-H Archery Safety project must also belong to a local 4-H club of their choosing.
3. The archery rewards competition date is TBD.
4. Each Archery project member is expected to do an exhibit hall project. See list below.
5. 4-H’er must comply with all the requirements listed at the
beginning of this “4-H Exhibit Hall Project” section.
6. 4-H'er and parents must sign the archery liability release section of the current 4-H program enrollment form before the 4-H’er will be allowed to participate in the shooting practices/activities.
7. Each 4-H'er must complete the Archery Record Sheet and submit it to his/her 4-H club leader by the announced date.
8. All 4-H'ers are encouraged to do a Project Interact to teach fair goers something about archery. If the 4-H’er wants to do one, arrangements can be made with the 4-H educator. Doing this demonstration counts as an Exhibit Hall exhibit.
9. If 4-H'ers enrolled in archery grades 7, 9, 11 or 12 (bow exhibit only) wish to exhibit at the Indiana State Fair they need to contact archery project leader about amending their county exhibit to meet Indiana State Fair requirements. This is due to state fair regulations that no arrows nor arrowheads or bows can be on the fairgrounds.
10. The Putnam County 4-H Council reserves the right to not display any exhibit that may be deemed inappropriate for the fair-going audience.
11. The Putnam County 4-H Fair Board and Extension Office staff are not responsible for any damage to, loss of, or theft of fair exhibits. The 4-H Archery exhibit superintendent and the 4-H Extension Educator can deem at the time of the project judging that the exhibit cannot be left for exhibit during the fair. If this is determined, a picture will be taken off the exhibit for display during the county fair.
Exhibit a poster on the parts of a bow. Title for the poster—”Archery-Parts of a Bow”
Exhibit a poster on equipment safety. Title for poster—”Archery-Equipment Safety”
Exhibit a poster on the nine (9) steps of shooting. Title for poster- “Archery-Nine Steps of Shooting”
Exhibit a bow string the 4-H'er has made.
Exhibit an arrow the 4-H'er has made.
Exhibit leather work, arm guard, or pocket quiver the 4-H'er
has made (not to be larger than 18”x18”x36”).
Exhibit three matching arrows the 4-H'er has made.
Could be wood, aluminum or carbide.
Exhibit a hip quiver the 4-H'er has made.
Exhibit one dozen matching arrows.
Exhibit one of the following project options:
a. A self bow made by the 4-H'er and a notebook that shares the information listed in the “General Requirements” session of this manual.
b. A poster on leadership or a notebook on archery
through the years. Demonstrate leadership in the
c. A notebook on the history of archery. The notebook must include the information listed in the “General Requirements” session of this manual.
Independent Study Grades 9-12
Advanced topic – Learn all you can about an advanced shooting sports topic and present it on a poster. Include a short manuscript, pictures, graphs and list of the works cited to describe what you did and what you learned. Title your poster, “Advanced Shooting Sports - Archery.”
Mentoring – exhibit a poster that shows how you mentored a younger 4-H member. Include your planning, the time you spent, the challenges and advantages of mentoring, and how the experience might be useful in your life. Photographs and other documentation are encouraged. Title your poster, “Advanced Shooting Sports-Archery- Mentor”.
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