New York State 4-H Shooting Sports Working with Local Company

Tech Valley Technologies’ Tarbot target system is a growing hit among instructors in the New York 4-H Shooting Sports Program. As more instructors and youth are exposed to this product, it increases their ability to safely provide shooting opportunities that enable more shooters and greater instructor oversight.

The New York State 4-H Shooting Sports Program is considered to be the largest multi-disciplinary youth shooting program that is available across the Empire State. The rifle and archery disciplines are popular in 4-H clubs, camps and special interest programs. The air pistol discipline is the fastest growing.

The challenge for the instructors during range time is to provide youthful shooters or instructors in training with hands on, experiential learning by shooting air pistols either indoors or outside. The Tarbot target system from Tech Valley Technologies enables one to five shooters to shoot at the same targets, and to change both the shooters and targets without going downrange. The Tarbot is well constructed and withstands frequently being moved to accommodate rifle and air pistol venues.

The Tarbot grows with the skills of the participants, especially for rifle shooters who graduate from air rifles to .22 rim fire events and moving to the 100 yard range when preparing for the hunting discipline with center fire rifles.
NYS 4-H Shooting Sports Coordinator Bill Schwerd noted that the Tarbot Target was introduced to instructors in 2014. “The Tarbot enables more shooters to work on their skills and techniques, reinforces range ethics and the stand is portable and well-constructed for use with youth programs. It is a great addition to our program.”

For more information, please visit Tech Valley Technologies (TVT) – BOOTH #30306 – at the 2015 SHOT SHOW

by Bill Schwerd