Three Rivers Ag News

Taylor County 4-H Shooting Sports Team to Host Sporting Clay Fundraiser.

Saturday December 1st the Taylor County 4-H Shooting Sports Team will host a sporting clays event at the Watson Lake House, located at 56 Watson Road Butler GA 31006.  On site registration begins at 8:00 a.m. but we encourage pre-registration so we can get your team t-shirts.  There will be a safety meeting at 9:15 with the shoot beginning at 9:30 a.m.

For more information contact the Taylor County 4-H office at 478-862-5496 or you can download the registration form here:  SHOOTOUT Application–TC 4-H–Year 2018

This will be 4 man teams.  With several levels of participation.  Door prizes will be available and lunch comes with your registration.  All the proceeds go to support the Taylor County 4-H shooting sports team.  This consists of 7th to 12th grade Taylor County students who compete in the modified trap division with Georgia 4-H.  We are currently are in our 12th year and have over 30 students participating with 8 certified coaches.

This program strives to do the following:

• Enhance youth development of self-concept, character and personal growth through safe, educational and socially acceptable involvement in shooting activities.
• To involve youth in a life skills program that teaches safe and responsible use of shooting sports equipment including sound decision-making, self-discipline and concentration.
• To promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior.
• To expose participants to the broad array of vocational and life-long avocation activities related to shooting sports.
• To strengthen families through participation in life-long recreational activities.
• To complement and enhance the impact of existing safety, shooting and hunter education programs using experiential (hands on)  educational methods and progressive development of skills and abilities.