RIPLEY - The 13th annual New York State Youth Hunter Education Challenge finals will be held at the Ripley Rod and Gun Club on Saturday, Aug. 11 starting at 8 a.m.
The challenge is open to all youth ages 12 through 18. They will compete is 22 cal rifle shooting at swinging targets, shotgun shooting at clay targets, archery shooting at life-sized 3D animal targets, orienteering with map and compass and a hunter responsibility exam. The finalist from this event will be eligible to represent New York State next summer at the NRA International YHEC event, held at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, N.M.
For more information and an application, contact Tom Kelly at 736-4386.