The Kentucky Hunter Youth Challenge was held May 25-27 at Jabez. The event entails eight areas including: shotgun, rifle, black powder, rifle, orienteering, animal identification, safety trail and the written test. Participants of the challenge compete in teams and individually. The two-day competition is sponsored by the NRA for youth organizations to encourage safe hunting practices. The teams are broken into age groups with junior teams made up of youth ages 9 to 15 and senior groups consisting of ages 15 to 19.