by Kristen Voss What started off as simple mentor program at a local gun club in Plymouth, MN, back in 2001 has become something greater than anyone could have ever imagined.
Written By: Doug Wolter Clay shooting is a fast-growing phenomenon among Minnesota high schools, and the Worthington Trojans had a successful season.
The Grand Forks Herald’s Report on the growth of clay target shooting in Minnesota and the expansion to new states.
The Fall League provides an opportunity for teams to add new student athletes that are new to the school or those that could not participate on the spring team. The six-week Fall League is shorter than the Spring League and does not include a season-ending tournament or teams new to the League. Trap AND Skeet […]
Congratulations to the 25 recipients of the Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship! Jim recognized that education came before anything else. He would always ask his students if they had gotten their homework done, asked about the grades, and encourage them to succeed academically. As a student mentor, Jim felt that it was his […]
National Championship Registration begins June 6/3/19 (Noon CDT) The nation’s top high school clay target student athletes will compete for individual and team titles of National Champion at the MTA Homegrounds in Mason, Michigan, from July 10-14. Visit http://usaclaytargetchampionship.com for complete information. Student athletes and teams registered in the current spring trap shooting season for […]
The League recognizes those students with the top season averages (including ties) in the Spring League as the All-State Team! These top athletes will receive a special All-State patch! Skeet: Trap:
Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2019 Spring League accomplishments! Awards will be handed out at the Championships Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports!
All teams and student athletes are invited to participate! Registration is now complete! See you in June! To register for the championship: A coach must login to the Team Management System (TMS) and select the championship page. Follow the instructions to select the athlete registration fee ($35 includes targets and official tournament t-shirt) payment preference – […]
For the 2019 Spring Trap League, 324 high school teams are assigned to 9 classes and 42 conferences based on a similar number of team members. Classes determine shooting days at the Trap Shooting Championship. Class 1A – June 10th Class 2A – June 11th Class 3A – June 12th Class 4A – June 13th […]
The League is proud to announce the renaming of its scholarship program to the Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship, in honor of its founder. Jim recognized that education came before anything else. He would always ask his students if they had gotten their homework done, asked about the grades, and encourage them to […]
Jim Sable, the founder of the USA Clay Target League, has announced that he has stepped down from his roles as Board Chair and President of the League.
Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2018 Fall League accomplishments! Awards will be mailed. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Make arrangements to pick up awards prior to mailing at our Mendota Heights office by emailing email@example.com Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! 2018 […]
The USA High School Clay Target League Scholarship is offered to student athletes that participate in the spring league. This opportunity is to provide financial assistance for a student that is continuing his/her education after high school and to reward a student who is seeking a career in environmental sciences or conservation industries. CONGRATULATIONS to […]
The League recognizes those students with the top 100 Trap League averages as the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League All-State Team. These top athletes will receive a special All-State patch, and are qualified for the 2017 MSHSL State Tournament June 22nd in Prior Lake. For Skeet, the League recognizes the top 25 league […]
MICHIGAN – The USA High School Clay Target League is very pleased to announce that top rising country star Lucas Hoge will be performing live at the 2018 USA High School Clay Target League National Championship in Mason, Michigan on July 12th. The 2018 USA High School Clay Target League National Championship is […]
By Louis St. George – Duluth News Tribune Talk to just about anyone affiliated with the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League, and you’re likely to hear something along the lines of, “anybody can do it.” Fitting, considering it feels like everybody is doing it. From three teams and 30 students in 2008, this […]
MINNESOTA – The Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) has teamed up with the League to offer a new sanctioned sport – Clay Target – to begin in Fall 2018. Trap shooting is the shooting sport of choice for the MCAC’s Clay Target offering, in which a team of 5 take turns shooting at clay targets […]
Minneapolis, MN – 11,936 student participants from 349 high school teams are participating in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s (MNSHSCTL) 2018 spring season, which began April 1st. Those are the highest participation numbers ever for the state, according to League officials. “This League continues to be one of the largest high school […]
League athletes have always participated at their local shooting range to compete weekly in their own state high school clay target league’s spring season, but how fun would it be if you could shoot with a squad made up of other student athletes throughout America? Now you can! Starting in the Spring 2018 Season, students […]
CLASS Academy is now available to ALL coaches participating in the USA High School League. CLASS Academy is designed to enhance the CLASS online certification experience by bringing together League certified instructors in-person with high school clay target team coaches. The League has identified key areas of training and education that will provide enhanced knowledge […]
MICHIGAN – The USA High School Clay Target League, the nation’s largest high school clay target shooting sport program, is very pleased to announce that 2018 will be the inaugural year for the USAHSCTL National Championship! The exciting event will take place July 12th-15th, and will feature a trap shooting competition for the highest-qualifying […]
Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2017 Fall League accomplishments! Awards will be mailed. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! 2017 Fall Trap League Results 2017 Fall Skeet League Results
Over the teeth-rattling crash of shotgun blasts, Jeff Munter couldn’t explain why he loves trapshooting. He didn’t say that it’s the fastest-growing high school sport in the state, with more participants than hockey. He didn’t explain that the sport is co-ed, or that it is safe, with no concussions or torn-up knees. All he could […]
MINNESOTA –-(Ammoland.com)- 16,600 student-athletes representing 615 high school teams are taking part in high school clay target leagues affiliated with the USA High School Clay Target League (USAHSCTL) this spring. The League is the largest high school clay target shooting sports program in the nation, with over 20,000 students participating in League programs during the […]