4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification

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Scott Reese, 4-H Outdoor Education Specialist


Please share this information with your Shooting Sports Volunteer Leaders.

Tennessee 4-H is excited to roll out the online portion of the State 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification training in conjunction with the upcoming in-person discipline specific training on October 3, 2020 that will be held at Clyde York 4-H Center in Crossville.

4-H  Shooting Sports Leader Certification

There are 2 portions of training to gain certification.

  1. Four eLearning Modules located on K@TE (link below). – 4 Hours
  2. In-person training, discipline specific, in Crossville, TN on 10/3/2020—9 Hours

The cost for the certification is $100

  • Make checks payable to the Tennessee 4-H Foundation, note for Shooting Sports training, and mail to the TN 4-H Foundation (2621 Morgan Cr, Room 205, Knoxville, TN 37996).

Volunteers seeking Shooting Sports certification

  • Volunteers must be a Level 3 Volunteer according to the Tennessee Extension Volunteer Classification process, prior to attending the in-person portion of the training.
  • Requirements found on this chart located.
  • Contact your county 4-H agent if you are not Level 3 certified.

1. eLearning Modules in K@TE

  • There is no SUPER registration necessary for the online training
  • There is no cost for the online training
  • Volunteers can go to the link below, scroll to the bottom to see all the courses and Shooting Sports is the last on the list.
  • Employees should login to K@TE , Search for 4-H Shooting Sports in the search box.
  • Complete all 4 eLearning modules
  • Print your Certificate of Completion
    • After completion of the 4 modules, click the x to close out of the last module, then click the dropdown beside “Options” and select “View Completion Page”, from there you can view, save and print your Certificate of Completion.
    • It is not necessary to bring this certificate with you to the in-person training, we can access the records from K@TE.
  • Click the “Evaluate This Training” link to give feedback that will increase the quality of the eLearning experience.

This DOES NOT complete your certification. As a Tennessee 4-H Shooting Sports Leader, you must attend the in-person training on October 3, 2020 also.

2.  In-Person Discipline Specific Training

October 3, 2020,

  • Clyde York 4-H Center, Crossville
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (9 hours) with a working lunch provided
  • Register by 9/25 in SUPER.
  • DEADLINE for registration in SUPER is September 25, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. EST

Disciplines offered:

  • Shotgun
  • Rifle
  • Archery
  • Hunting & Outdoor Skills
  • You do Not need to bring your own firearms, bows, or air rifles.
  • You DO need to bring your eye & ear protection, and a Covid mask

COVID-19/Social Distancing Guidelines

At the time of the event, current COVID-19/Social Distancing Guidelines will be in place to keep all participants and staff safe.

Bring a Mask. Even though most of the training will be outside, because of the nature of the training, there may be some interaction with the instructor that is inside the 6 ft. distance.