RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set the schedule for the 2014 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournaments, marking the 36th 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. There are segments in rifle, shotgun and archery marksmanship, as well as an orienteering challenge and a wildlife quiz.
The 2014 schedule:
March 1, Chatham Wildlife Club near Bear Creek, Chatham County (District 5)
March 8, New Hanover County Law Enforcement Officers Association Range in Castle Hayne, New Hanover County (District 2)
March 8, Rose Hill Farms near Nashville, Nash County (District 3)
March 15, Camp John J. Barnhardt in New London, Stanly County (District 6)
March 15, Catawba Valley Wildlife Club near Vale, Catawba County (District 8)
March 15, Polk County Gun Club near Columbus,