COLUMBIA, Mo. – On Saturday, March 16, the Prairie Grove Shooting Sports Complex hosted the second annual Missouri 4-H Clover Clays Charity Shoot. This event, aimed at supporting the Missouri 4-H Foundation, brought together teams and sponsors from across the state and raised more than $21,000

A portion of the proceeds will directly benefit the Missouri 4-H Shooting Sports program, which is dedicated to teaching young people the ethical and safe use of firearms while developing valuable skills such as marksmanship, responsibility and sportsmanship.

“We are immensely grateful for the unwavering support shown by the teams, sponsors and volunteers who made this event possible,” said Rachel Augustine, Missouri 4-H Foundation director. “We are proud to partner with our presenting sponsor Bass Pro Shops to help to grow this event that exemplifies the spirit of community, generosity and the commitment to conservation and youth education.”

Co-chairs Travis Scott and Caleb Colbert welcomed participants, thanked everyone for their support of Missouri 4-H and encouraged teams to enjoy the day on the newly constructed course.

Bass Pro shops was the presenting sponsor. American Outdoor Brands was the T-shirt sponsor. Graf and Sons and MidwayUSA were platinum sponsors. Capstone Precision Group and Midwest Mailing were silver sponsors. Hodgdon Powder Co., MidwayUSA, Missouri Soybean Association and WR Wealth Planners were the awards sponsors. Peachtree Catering was the lunch sponsor; the Law Firm of Haden and Colbert was the beverage and snack sponsor.

Nutrien Ag Solutions was the station sign sponsor; station sponsors included Assured Partners; Rachel, Adam and Alex Augustine; Cedar Ridge MO LLC; Missouri Farm Bureau; and Missouri Friends of NRA.

Additional donors included Bark Box, BOGS Boots, Caleb Colbert, Kendra Scott Jewelry, Kershner Family, Bob Idel, MidwayUSA Foundation, MFA Inc., Tony Owens, Starline Brass, and What-Ya-Say Hearing, Vision & Tactical.

About Missouri 4-H

Missouri 4-H grows today’s youth and prepares tomorrow’s leaders. With a blend of time-tested traditions and innovative hands-on learning, Missouri youth explore and find their spark in programs ranging from agriculture and conservation to aerospace and career development. Through clubs, programs, camps, in-school and after-school experiences, University of Missouri Extension faculty, staff and thousands of volunteers guide youth in developing essential skills, building confidence and fostering connections. Together, they inspire young people to make a real difference in their communities, their country and the world. To learn more about Missouri 4-H, visit

About the Missouri 4-H Foundation

The Missouri 4-H Foundation is the independent philanthropic partner of the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Center for Youth Development. For more than 70 years, the foundation has secured and managed funds for Missouri 4-H, providing higher education scholarships, recognizing 4-H volunteers and supporting the work of MU Extension 4-H. Learn more at

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