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Register for the 2016 Youth Hunter Education Challenge National Championship

Register for the 2016 Youth Hunter Education Challenge National Championship

The 2016 Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) National Championship is quickly approaching! The YHEC National Championship is the pinnacle of the YHEC program.

Top-ranked youth from all across the country come together to compete with the best of the best. The YHEC National Championship is the most advanced of all YHEC events, and requires all participants to have completed a hunter safety course, as well as a YHEC event at the state level.

This unique opportunity allows youth to meet and learn with fellow participants and coaches, and demonstrate the skills they have acquired through hunter education to prove they are the future generation of responsible and ethical hunters.

And the best part....


So if you are 18 year old or younger, have completed a hunter safety course, and competed at your state YHEC, this event is for you!

At National YHEC you will demonstrate your skill for an entire week July 24-29, 2016 at the Mill Cove Environmental Center at Mansfield University in Mansfield, Pennsylvania.

You will also compete in all eight YHEC events:

Hunter Responsibility Exam: Test your knowledge of hunter safety, ethics, responsibility, laws and issues

Hunter Safety Trail: Demonstrate your knowledge of safe firearm handling in various hunting situations

Orienteering: Prove you know how to navigate your way utilizing a map and compass

Wildlife Identification: Identify tracks, hides, feathers and wildlife signs of North American game

.22 Rifle: Utilize a .22 rifle to shoot at action-type or life-size game targets

Shotgun: Demonstrate your shotgun shooting skills across multiple hunters' clays stations

Muzzleloader: Use a muzzeloading rifle with open sights to shoot at action-type or life-size game targets

Archery: Walk through a course with life-size 3D targets

YHEC is an awesome way to develop your hunting skills during the off-season while making new friends with hunters across the country. So don’t wait! registration closes July 1st so sign up today!

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