Circle 10/North District Shooting Sports

Sports Belt Loops

Sports Pins

Please refer to BSA National Shooting Sports for information on Belt Loops and Shooting pins. 

Cub Scout Shooting Sports Award Certificate

BB Guns

 

Certificates may be awarded to the Cub Scout or Webelos Scout at any time he achieves a level of marksmanship. It is possible to earn five certificates if every level of marksmanship has been accomplished.

Score Requirements for BB Gun Recognition Certificate

. Before completing the Pro Marksman requirements below, the following criteria must be met:
Instruction
: Complete a basic BB gun marksmanship safety course. Shooting: Fire five groups of shots (three shots per group) that can be covered by a quarter, and then adjust the BB gun sights so that the group is centered on a bullís eye. (No specific score is required.) Then fire the Marksmanship levels shown below.
Marksman Level Target Position Number of Bullís eyes Required Number of Shots Required per Bullís eye Minimum Score required per Shot
Pro Marksman

TQ-40

Bench rest

5

5

8

.
Marksman Levels Target Position Number of Bullís eyes Required Number of Shots Required per Bullís eye Minimum Score required per Shot
Marksman I

TQ-40

Standing

10

5

20

Marksman II

TQ-40

Prone

10

5

35

Marksman III

TQ-40

Kneeling

10

5

25

Marksman IV

TQ-40

Sitting

10

5

30

 

Archery

Before firing the Pro Archer course, the camper is to complete the following:
  1. Explain how to string your bow and explain the use of archery equipment.
  2. Be able to list and discuss nine points in 'Shooting Techniques."

Pro Archer Level

Shoot five groups (three arrows per group) trying to group each set within a circle the size of the nine-ring. (No specific score is required.)

Then fire for the Pro Archer score.

Level of Recognition Number of Arrows Distance Score
Pro Archer 30 15 feet 30
Archer I 30 20 feet 30
Archer II 30 20 feet 50
Archer III 30 20 feet 100

In Cub Scout archery, the camp awards the certificate when the Cub Scout or Webelos Scout qualifies for the different levels of recognition. It is possible to earn four certificates if every level of marksmanship has been accomplished.

 

B-B Gun - Archery Loops and Pins can be awarded only by a certified shooting instructors at a BSA approved camp or activity.  This certification can be obtained by attending Circle 10 sponsored training classes.  Check the Circular for the next available class.

More information can be found in individual sports booklets. These are designed in cooperation with national sports associations, and give instructions in the basic skills of the sport and list the requirements for the belt loops and pins. They are written so the boys will understand them.