Shooting Sports

La Crosse County 4-H Shooting Sports Program

Shooting Sports Instructor Certification Workshop

When: Friday, April 27th 6:00-10:00 p.m. and/or Saturday, April 28th 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Where: Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club (801 Schoettl Ave, Eau Claire)
Cost: varies depending on discipline
Contact/Registration: Doug Thompson | | 920-391-4657

Local 4-H volunteers have the opportunity to become certified Shooting Sports instructors at the 2018 Western Workshop this spring! Participants can choose to become certified in 1-2 of the following disciplines: Archery, Rifle/Air Rifle, and Shotgun. For general information on attending a Wisconsin Shooting Sports workshop, please visit

Pistol Shooting Program

La Crosse County 4-H Shooting Sports Committee is offering a pistol training program to be conducted at the La Crosse Rifle Club over 2 evenings for a total of 6 hours. Participants must be enrolled in 4-H, be 12 years of age or older, have a Hunter’s Safety Certification, and attend both sessions. The sessions are scheduled for:

  • Monday, May 21st 6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 24th 6:00-9:00 p.m.

This program costs $15.00 and will hold a maximum of 12 participants. Registration is awarded on a first come, first serve basis, and is due to the UW-Extension office with copy of Hunter’s Safety Certificate and fee by Wednesday, May 16th at 4:30 p.m. Come join us for some SAFE, EFFECTIVE, and FUN shooting!

2018 May Pistol Program Registration Form

Archery & Pellet Gun Program

The 4-H ArcGirls at archery practicehery & Pellet Gun program is typically held from January through March on alternating Saturday mornings.  The overall focus of the program is the development of youth as individuals AND as productive, responsible citizens. This program is taught by caring, certified adults in a positive, safe learning environment. Safety will be emphasized and all youth will participate in a safety session at the start of the first session. Classes are typically held at La Crosse Archery (1231 Oak Forest Dr, Onalaska).


2018 Archery and Pellet Gun Program

The program will run the following Saturdays: January 13, 27; February 10, 24; March 10, 24;
and the Invitational will be April 6-7, 2018 (registration for this forthcoming).
Members must be in at least 3rd grade to sign up. Please note: you must be enrolled or re-enrolled in 4HOnline for the year in order to receive the 4-H member fee for this program!

2018 Archery & Pellet Gun Inter-Program Tourney Results

 4-H Archery Invitational

The 2018 Invitational is set for April 6th-7th, 2018 (participants only shoot 1 of the 2 days) at La Crosse Archery (1231 Oak Forest Drive, Onalaska, WI 54650). La Crosse County participants can shoot for free, but must have participated in the 2018 Archery & Pellet Gun Program this January through March. Registration forms are due to the UW-Extension office by Thursday, March 29th at 4:30 p.m. No late entries will be accepted!

2018 Archery Tournament Results