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Sep
28
Sat
2019 Nebraska Youth Smallbore Silhouette Invitational @ Pressey Wildlife Management Area (17 miles south of Broken Bow, NE)
Sep 28 all-day

Join us for the 2019 Nebraska Youth Smallbore Silhouette Invitational, the longest running organized youth shooting event in Nebraska.

This is a free competition, open to all youth age 11 or older who have successfully completed Hunter Education and who have not yet graduated from high school. Proof of Hunter Education completion is required.

All first-time shooters at the event will receive one free box of .22 ammo!

Range will open for practice at 8 a.m. Matches will begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude mid-afternoon. Competitors will be grouped in various classes according to age, rifle weight, sight type and experience level, competing against others in their own class. Individuals and teams are encouraged to enter. Trophies or medals will be awarded to the winners of each class.

Only equipment authorized by NRA Smallbore Rifle Silhouette Rules will be permitted. Shooters should bring their own rifle and ammunition – Standard or High Velocity .22 short, long or long rifle. No Stingers or Ultra High Velocity ammo allowed.

Bring the whole family! Lunch available on-site. The event is located at Pressey Wildlife Management Area, 17 miles south of Broken Bow, NE.

Pre-registration is encouraged OR you can register at the event. For more event details, and to pre-register, contact Matthew Haumont at 308-872-2348 or nebraskasilhouette@gmail.com.

Oct
31
Thu
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and iron sight divisions. Shooters will provide their own .22 rifle and ammunition.

This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5:00-7:15 p.m.

Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

$45/participant/series

Nov
2
Sat
Combo Hunter/Bowhunter Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

You must cancel your registration before Friday, November 1, 2019, at 11:00am CDT.

All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by November 2, 2019.
To be certified for this event you must be at least 11 years old by the last day of the class.

Firearm hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Firearm Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting any species with a firearm, muzzleloader, or air gun.

Additionally:

Archery hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk, or Mountain Sheep with a bow or crossbow.

A Combination Course will provide instruction from knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors in the safe use of firearm and archery equipment, fundamentals of hunting, shooting and hunting techniques, game identification, conservation management as well as hunter ethics.

Students 11 years of age and older on the examination day will be able to take the test and complete the course and may be issued certificates of successful completion of both Firearm and Bowhunter Education.

The classroom course is a minimum of 14 hours total and a minimum of 2 sessions. Most classes offered are 2 to 5 sessions.

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•Those under 11 years of age will be required to complete the class in full following their 11th birthday. Online registration is only available to those ages 11 and older;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

Nov
3
Sun
Shootout at Salt Creek – November @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 3 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Shootout at Salt Creek is an indoor cowboy action competition series. Competitors use Old West style pistols, rifles, and shotguns to complete the course of fire.

Events are held the first Sunday of the month November through March.

Doors open at 8:15 a.m., shooters meeting at 8:45 a.m. Hostilities will commence at 9 a.m. (first shot downrange). Event ends at High Noon.

Adults (ages 16+) will be challenged with 3 to 4 stages of approximately 10 pistol, 10 rifle, and 2 shotgun rounds per stage.

Youth ages 8-15 will be able to compete in the Buckaroo category, with 3-4 timed stages of approximately 10 .22 pistol, 10 .22 rifle and 2 .410 shotgun rounds per stage.

This competition series follows the SASS Handbook with exceptions to accommodate an indoor range and novice shooters. The number of categories have been reduced from a typical match. Shooters will furnish their own guns and ammunition (loaner equipment MAY be available upon request for new competitors).

Cowboy clothing is recommended but not required for “city slickers,” though this is part of the fun. No tennis shoes (except for medical reasons), baseball caps, or t-shirts. This is Cowboy Country!

Minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.

$15/adult, $10/youth

Combo Hunter/Bowhunter Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

You must cancel your registration before Friday, November 1, 2019, at 11:00am CDT.

All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by November 2, 2019.
To be certified for this event you must be at least 11 years old by the last day of the class.

Firearm hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Firearm Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting any species with a firearm, muzzleloader, or air gun.

Additionally:

Archery hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk, or Mountain Sheep with a bow or crossbow.

A Combination Course will provide instruction from knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors in the safe use of firearm and archery equipment, fundamentals of hunting, shooting and hunting techniques, game identification, conservation management as well as hunter ethics.

Students 11 years of age and older on the examination day will be able to take the test and complete the course and may be issued certificates of successful completion of both Firearm and Bowhunter Education.

The classroom course is a minimum of 14 hours total and a minimum of 2 sessions. Most classes offered are 2 to 5 sessions.

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•Those under 11 years of age will be required to complete the class in full following their 11th birthday. Online registration is only available to those ages 11 and older;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

Nov
7
Thu
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and iron sight divisions. Shooters will provide their own .22 rifle and ammunition.

This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5:00-7:15 p.m.

Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

$45/participant/series

Nov
14
Thu
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and iron sight divisions. Shooters will provide their own .22 rifle and ammunition.

This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5:00-7:15 p.m.

Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

$45/participant/series

Nov
21
Thu
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and iron sight divisions. Shooters will provide their own .22 rifle and ammunition.

This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5:00-7:15 p.m.

Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

$45/participant/series

Dec
1
Sun
Shootout at Salt Creek – December @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 1 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Shootout at Salt Creek is an indoor cowboy action competition series. Competitors use Old West style pistols, rifles, and shotguns to complete the course of fire.

Events are held the first Sunday of the month November through March.

Doors open at 8:15 a.m., shooters meeting at 8:45 a.m. Hostilities will commence at 9 a.m. (first shot downrange). Event ends at High Noon.

Adults (ages 16+) will be challenged with 3 to 4 stages of approximately 10 pistol, 10 rifle, and 2 shotgun rounds per stage.

Youth ages 8-15 will be able to compete in the Buckaroo category, with 3-4 timed stages of approximately 10 .22 pistol, 10 .22 rifle and 2 .410 shotgun rounds per stage.

This competition series follows the SASS Handbook with exceptions to accommodate an indoor range and novice shooters. The number of categories have been reduced from a typical match. Shooters will furnish their own guns and ammunition (loaner equipment MAY be available upon request for new competitors).

Cowboy clothing is recommended but not required for “city slickers,” though this is part of the fun. No tennis shoes (except for medical reasons), baseball caps, or t-shirts. This is Cowboy Country!

Minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.

$15/adult, $10/youth

Dec
5
Thu
Rimfire Rifle League (Late Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

This rifle shooting league will be fun and exciting for shooters of all ages and skill levels. There will be scoped and iron sight divisions. Shooters will provide their own .22 rifle and ammunition.

This league runs for 8 weeks, with scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the series.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5:00-7:15 p.m.

Ages 8 and up. Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

$45/participant/series

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