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Southeast Guilford FFA
Hunter Safety Team
SOUTHEAST GUILFORD FFA HUNTER SAFETY TEAM 
The Southeast Guilford FFA Hunter Safety Team is compiled of students from SE High School along with students from 7th & 8th grade SE Middle School who have an interest in promoting the safe sport of hunting and shooting. Our team practices for competition in shotgun, .22 rifle, archery and hunter skills/orienteering. Practices are held at 6308 Company Mill Rd. starting promptly by 9:00am.

Scroll down under Guidelines to see complete list of all practice and tournament dates.
Head Coach Contact: Ed Lawless: 382-7961

DO NOT BRING ANY RIFLE AMMO – EVER!
Rifle rules are as follows:
* ONLY standard .22 rifles primarily used for hunting purposes
* Safety must work on the rifle
* Open, peep, aperture or optical sights will be allowed
Scopes must not have the capability of magnifying greater than nine (9) power
* Rifle cannot exceed 8 1/2 pounds including sling
* Minimum trigger pull of 2.5 pounds
* No adjustable stocks, adjustable cheek pieces or hook butt plates
* You will be required to shoot from 4 positions:
Sitting, kneeling, standing and prone (lying down)
*ALL .22 AMMUNITION WILL BE PROVIDED
BRING YOUR OWN EYE & EAR PROTECTION (if you have it)
​Refer to YHEST 2018 Official Rules & Regulations for more details

DO NOT BRING ANY BROAD HEADS – EVER!
Bow and arrow rules are as follows:
* Hunting type bows, either compound, recurve or longbow
* Fixed, peep and slide bar sights are allowed
* One stabilizer not exceeding 8.25 inches is allowed
* Only practice tips are required (no broad heads)
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO BRING A MINIMUM 6 ARROWS

DO NOT BRING ANY SHOTGUN AMMO – EVER!
Shotgun rules are as follows:
* 12 or 20 gauge
* Capable of shooting 2 shells without reloading
* Safety must work on the shotgun
* ALL SHOTGUN AMMUNITION WILL BE PROVIDED
BRING YOUR OWN EYE & EAR PROTECTION (if you have it)


SOUTHEAST HUNTER SAFETY TEAM GUIDELINES
SOUTHEAST HUNTER SAFETY TEAM GUIDELINES
Requirements to be eligible to be on the SE Hunter Safety Team:
Have Hunter Education Certification by 1/1/18
Attend practices on scheduled Saturdays until end of April (scheduled dates listed on chart below)
Have all mandatory paperwork completed, signed and turned in before 1st tryout on 9/30/17.
-If you don’t have mandatory signed paperwork, you will not be able to tryout.
Participate in both team tryouts on 9/30/17 & 10/7/17
-4 tryout scores per event the student is trying out for is required so must come to both tryouts.
-Tryout scores are for evaluation of student for team selection so have firearms sited & ready.
-These tryout scores will be included in practice averages.
$10 per event tryout fee (covers both tryout dates)
Become member of SEHS or SEMS FFA by 10/27/17

BELOW IS A LIST OF ALL PRACTICE DATES AND TOURNAMENTS DATES. 
THESE DATES ARE VITAL AND SHOULD BE PLACED ON YOUR CALENDAR IMMEDIATELY. 
 IF PRACTICE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER, A MAKE-UP DATE WILL BE EMAILED.
Sept 17th - Orientation MtgSE High School Café 2:00-4:00pm

Sept 30th - TryoutsMarksmanship / All forms turned in or will be unable to try out-no exceptions
Oct 7th - TryoutsMarksmanship  
Oct 14th - Make up date if needed due to weather 
Oct 15th - Coaches meetingTeam Selection  

Oct 21st - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Nov 4th - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Nov 18th - PRACTICE/ Hunter Skills Events
Dec 2nd - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Dec 16th - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Jan 6th - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Jan 20th - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Feb 3rd - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Feb 4th - Federation Range Set up-2:00At Shady Knoll - Coaches and team members needed to assist with set up 
Feb 10th - Federation Tournament Hunter Skills Events / Test on Todays Hunter book and Ducks @ a Distance 
Feb 17th - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Feb 24th - PRACTICE/Hunter Skills Events
Feb 25th - Written District Tournament Test-4:00pm -  ALL team members take this written test
March 3rd - District Tournament/Hunter Skills Events

March/AprilPractices IF eligible for StateIf place high enough at District and are eligible for StateTournament - Marksmanship/Tests in preparation for State
April 28th - State TournamentMarksmanship / Test on Todays Hunter book and Ducks @ a Distance

YOUR ATTENDANCE AFFECTS THE WHOLE OVERALL TEAM.  
INDIVIDUAL PRACTICE SHOULD TAKE PLACE DAILY ON YOUR OWN
STUDY OF TODAY'S HUNTER & DUCKS AT A DISTANCE SHOULD TAKE PLACE DAILY ON YOUR OWN

Requirements of members of the SE Hunter Safety Team:
Regular attendance (coaching staff must be notified if you won’t be at practice)
Attention to safety
Positive attitude
Respect towards other team members & coaches
Posting of scores (minimum of 8 scores per event is required for competition eligibility)

Scoring Guidelines & Competition Team Selection
  Practice Scores:
Will be kept, analyzed/averaged and emailed.
2 scores per event can be posted at each practice, “TIME PERMITTING”.
Posting scores over a longer period promotes increased attendance, exposure to coaches and team, improved scores and opportunity to practice safety.
The average will be defined by each event you are playing. 
Practice scores promote and recognize continuous improvement in skill.


DEFINING COMPETITION TEAMS (COMPETITORS AND ALTERNATES)
Only selected competitors may be actively participating for their selected event. 
Teams may/will be adjusted based on continued practice scores and demonstration of skill. 
If 8 score minimum participation is not completed, the student is not eligible to compete at competitions, but may participate as an alternate.
Extenuating circumstances may excuse the minimum participation. These circumstances will be reviewed by the coaching staff and parents/legal guardians of student. Examples: injuries, eligible new student, other personal interferences and weather.
All final team decisions will be coaches’ discretion.

TEAM SELECTION CRITERIA
Demonstration of range/hunter safety rules/team work and good attitude
Score averages
-Students not selected for the competition team may be placed as alternates.
If chosen as alternate continue coming to practice to continue building skills.
Attendance
-3 missed practices without contacting the coaching staff will result in suspension from team.
-If suspended, a meeting between parent/legal guardian, coaching staff/coach and team member is required to be reinstated to the team.

COMPETITION TEAM IDENTIFICATION
Brackets are High School or Middle School
If a team has students from both brackets, it will compete as a High School team.
The quantity of teams will be determined by the amount of coaching staff, facilities, funding and available number of students for each event.

SOUTHEAST GUILFORD HUNTER SAFETY TEAM COACHING STAFF

Head Coach Ed Lawless 336-382-7961

RSO / Instructors
Delacy Fields 336-312-1542
Jason McElvey 540-910-0712
Danny Church 336-516-5827
Jeff Minor 336-451-6403
Ron Clapp 336-382-1216
Robbie Sheppard336-772-4682
Brian Newell 336-327-1948
Brian Willard  336-451-0547
Angie Willard  336-209-9837
Ethan Holt
Gary Trull 
Keith Rapp
Stephen Douglas
Randy Lewis
John Pegram
Ginger Newell
Lee Andrews
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