The state Youth Hunter Education Challenge is scheduled to take place at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, GA on September 28th.

Events will include Shotgun, air rifle, 3-D archery, hunter safety trail and orienteering with a hand compass. Additional challenges may include wildlife ID and a tree stand safety station.


If you or a parent/volunteer/alumni member would like to accompany a team or individual to participate in this event, please contact Jeff East to preregister.

Jeff’s email address is [log in to unmask].


Please note: All equipment need to participate in the State YHEC will be provided by the DNR


Mark Swords

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Shooting Sports Coordinator

1014 MLK Blvd

Fort Valley, GA 31030

Office:  478 825 6354

Cell:  678 332 8461

Fax:  478 825 6420

Email: [log in to unmask]