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YHEC 2018

Posted by midsouthquailforever on June 5, 2018 at 2:20 PM

MID SOUTH QUAIL FOREVER PRESENTS THE 2018 NRA YOUTH HUNTER EDUCATION CHALLENGE

 

Mid South Quail Forever, along with the Friends of the NRA and TWRA, are proud to host the West Tennessee National Rifle Association Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC). This free event will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 beginning at 8:00am at Anderson Farms in Oakland, Tennessee. Our venue host, Ronnie Downs, has graciously allowed us to conduct this event again at his beautiful grounds.

YHEC is an outdoor skills and safety training review for young hunters. Rifle, bow, wildlife identification, map and compass orienteering, and hands on training are included in this competitive event. NRA refers to the YHEC as the “graduate program in hunter education.” This program is designed to help children and families develop an interest in outdoor sports and hunting events. Points are awarded to participants. Awards are presented at the conclusion of the program with lunch provided. There is no charge to participate in this event.

This year, the Fayette County YHEC is the state qualifying event for anyone who wants to attend the International YHEC. This year's International YHEC will be held July 22-27, 2018

Mill Cove Environmental Center Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA . More info can be found at http://yhec.nra.org/.

As a State Level event, all competitors MUST HAVE THEIR COMPLETED HUNTER SAFETY CERTIFICATE! All participants 9 years to 18 years old with a completed State Hunter Education Course MUST bring proof of Hunter Safety Certificate to the event. Parent/guardian permission is required.

No prior experience is needed, but participants must be able to safely handle and shoulder firearms.

We need volunteers, contestants, prizes and drawing donations. If you are interested, please contact Joan Follmann (901) 496-7832 or email [email protected] or Johnny McFarland at (901) 832-8698 or email at [email protected] . Please visit the Mid South Quail Forever website, www.midsouthquailforever.org, to register as a volunteer or competitor. Participation is limited to 40 competitors. ALL COMPETITORS MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED. REGISTRATION ENDS JULY 7, 2018. REGISTRATION : E MAIL [email protected], include participant or volunteer, age of participant. THANK YOU.

REMINDER ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE THE HUNTER SAFETY CERTIFICATE.

PLEASE LOOK AT THE TWRA WEBSITE TO REGISTER FOR A HUNTER SAFETY COURSE. Https://www.tn.gov/twra/hunting/hunter-education.html

 

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