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Shootin’ Hootenanny

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Early-bird pricing has been extended

Register now to avoid walk-on price increases!


Pictures of the 2022 event, CLICK HERE

This event is scheduled to run from 8am to 5pm.

Check-in is from 8am to 9am. Shooting sports areas will be open from 9:30am till Noon, then from 1pm to 4:30pm.

If you want to order PIZZA for lunch, please CLICK HERE

The address is: TWRA John Sevier Education Center – 2327 Rifle Range Dr, Knoxville, TN 37918

The RAIN DATE for this event is 5/4/24 (same location and time)

This event is for ages 11+ only!

Scouts, non-Scouts, Scouters/Adults, and Friends of Scouting Welcome!

Participate for fun or compete for prizes!

Invite Scouting aged friends for additional chances to compete for prizes!


In-Council Registration OPENS Monday, January 29, 2024, at 8am Eastern, CLICK HERE.  

When registering, create an account if you do not already have one in Tentaroo. Make sure you choose correctly when selecting IN or OUT-OF-COUNCIL when creating your profile, as you WILL BE CHARGED based on that choice.

Out-of-Council Registration OPENS February 21st, 2024 at 12 noon. CLICK HERE

All Registration will close on Apr 03, 2024 at 11:59 PM. or until maximum capacity is reached, whichever comes first!

If you are traveling in from out of council and would like to stay on council property, you may make a reservation at Camp Pellissippi in Andersonville (Pellissippi is the closest to the event location). Please note: camp reservation fees for before or after the event are separate from Shootin’ Hootenanny event fees.


If you plan to register as a volunteer please REGISTER HERE:


Required to fill out and bring with you day of event: Hold Harmless form HERE

Required to fill out and bring with you day of event: Health Form A&B HERE

GSMC Refund Policy HERE


Questions about event details or interested in joining Scouting, please contact anthony.ingram@scouting.org or call 865-455-5268

Please contact natasha.leahey@scouting.org for Tentaroo registration questions.


If you are interested in joining any of our Scouting programs for age 11+, please see below:

What is the Scouts BSA Program?

The traditional Scouting program, Scouts BSA is where youth develop outdoor survival skills, self-confidence, and ethics through youth planned activities with increased attention to service, community engagement, and leadership.

What Will I Do in Scouts BSA?

Scouts BSA is where youth explore their interests and develop skills by participating in outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and canoeing. Scouts earn merit badges along the journey and work towards achieving Scouting’s highest rank—Eagle Scout.

Why Should I Join Scouts BSA? (Youth application click here)

Scouts BSA prepares youth to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Throughout their time in Scouting, Scouts learn the value of hard work and experience the thrill of seeing it pay off.

What is the Venturing Program? 

Created for boys and girls ages 14-20, Venturing is a youth-led program where Scouts experience positive mentorship and develop leadership skills in a fun, supportive environment.

What Will I Do in Venturing?

Venturers develop leadership skills like decision making, communication, and organization by choosing activities they are most interested in performing.

Why Should I Join Venturing? (Youth application click here)

Venturing teaches youth valuable leadership skills through fun, challenging, and age-appropriate adventures where they are encouraged to make ethical choices that adhere to the Scout Oath and Law.

What is the Sea Scouts Program?

Sea Scouting is a maritime program for boys and girls ages 14-20 providinga fun, safe environment for Scouts to learn, build friendships, and develop character while earning advancement.

What Will I Do in Sea Scouts? 

Sea Scouts—organized into units called ships—recognizes Scouts for activities they learn and do, including paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, and even SCUBA. Scouts earn certifications in SCUBA, boating safety, lifesaving, CPR—credentials that mark their growth as sailors and leaders throughout their time in the program

Why Should I Join Sea Scouts? (Youth application click here)

Sea Scouts prepares youth for the routine and unexpected challenges of seamanship while encouraging citizenship, developing boating skills, and promoting water safety through hands-on experience on a watercraft.

What is the Exploring Program?

The Exploring program connects boys and girls ages 10-20 with mentors, businesses, and agencies within their communities to help them discover future career paths.

What Will I Do in Exploring?

Explorers step out of the classroom and into real-world work environments to gain hands-on experience and learn more about potential career paths.

Why Should I Join Exploring? (Youth application click here)

The Exploring program helps youth broaden career skills, gain leadership experience, and develop critical life skills like problem-solving, communication, and conflict resolution under the guidance of dedicated professionals.


Questions or interested in joining Scouting, please contact anthony.ingram@scouting.org or call 865-455-5268

Please contact natasha.leahey@scouting.org for registration questions.



April 6
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


Anthony Ingram


TWRA Hunter Education Center
2327 Rifle Range Road
Knoxville, TN 37918 United States
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