RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set the schedule for the 2015 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournaments, marking the 37th year for the popular statewide pre-collegiate shooting sports events.
The Commission will conduct nine district-level competitions in March, with hundreds of middle school and high school students taking part. Teams will compete in rifle, shotgun and archery marksmanship, as well as an orienteering challenge and a wildlife quiz.
The 2015 schedule:
• March 7, Chatham Wildlife Club near Bear Creek, Chatham County (District 5)
• March 14, Pitt County Wildlife Club near Greenville, Pitt County (District 2)
• March 14, Rose Hill Farms near Nashville, Nash County (District 3)
• March 21, Lentz Hunter Education Complex near Ellerbe (District 6)
• March 21, Catawba Valley Wildlife Club near Vale, Catawba County (District 8)
• March 21, Po