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2018 Fall Skeet League Team Scores & Standings

Team Scores and standings will be posted upon completion of Week 1 results. Overall Standings Each week, the overall standings are posted showing team rank by class and conference. 25/50-Straight Club If an athlete hits 25 targets in a round or 50 straight in two rounds, they receive a League patch. Overall Top 10 By […]

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2018 Fall Trap League Team Scores & Standings

Team Scores and standings will be posted upon completion of Week 1 results. Overall Standings Each week, the overall standings are posted showing team rank by class and conference. 25/50-Straight Club If an athlete hits 25 targets in a round or 50 straight in two rounds, they receive a League patch. Overall Top 25 By […]

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2019 Spring Skeet League

Join Minnesota’s safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Minnesota are invited to join the 2019 Spring Skeet Shooting League! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn a League-approved firearm safety certification. Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – check with your school. New teams are […]

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2019 Spring Trap League

Join Minnesota’s safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Minnesota are invited to join the 2019 Spring Trap Shooting League! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn a League-approved firearm safety certification. Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – check with your school. New teams are […]

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2018 All-State Team!

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 […]

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2018 Spring League Results & Awards!

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2018 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! 2018 Spring Trap League Results 2018 Spring Skeet League Results

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2018 Spring Skeet League Awards

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2018 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! See below for conference award listings. Reserve Week scores are used in the event of ties. View all final […]

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2018 Spring Trap League Awards

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2018 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! See below for conference award listings.  Reserve Week scores are used in the event of ties. View all final trap […]

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Announcing The 2018 Fall League!

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 […]

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COUNTRY ARTIST LUCAS HOGE TO PERFORM AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP!

    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 […]

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USAHSCTL And MCAC Form Partnership For College League

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 […]

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NEARLY 12,000 STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN MNSHSCTL 2018 SPRING SEASON

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 […]

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Scholarships Available To Senior Athletes!

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. To be […]

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Join The Fun Squad!

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 […]

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CLASS Academy Opens Its Doors

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 […]

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League Announces National Championship!

  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 […]

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2017 Fall League Results & Awards!

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

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What a blast! Trapshooting explodes as a high school sport

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 […]

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Over 16,000 Athletes Participate in USA High School Clay Target Spring Season

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 […]

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Trap Shooting Continues to Grow

As a clay target rises and reaches its apex, a trained trap shooter will gun it down, breaking the target into a thousand pieces. The sport of clay target shooting, also known as trap shooting, is also climbing toward its apex in popularity with no sight of coming down. It’s Minnesota’s fastest growing sport at […]

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Visit The League at Game Fair!

Make sure you come and visit our booth at Game Fair! Game Fair is a sporting event for the entire family.  Held in the out-of-doors on 80 beautiful acres of woods and water, Game Fair has everything you need to celebrate the outdoors. Game Fair 2017 will feature many favorite activites from years past as […]

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Case upon case of 12 gauge shells piled up in the safe room at the trap club as a line of volunteers — some of them fellow coaches, some parents and some shooters — daisy-chained the 100 brown boxes of ammo through the snow to their resting place along the wall. While it will remain […]

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2017 Spring Season Overview & Conference Assignments

  Minneapolis, MN – 11,040 student participants from 343 high school teams will participate in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s (MNSHSCTL) 2017 spring season, which began April 2nd. Those are the highest numbers ever for the state, according to league officials. “This League continues to be the fastest-growing activity in Minnesota schools,” […]

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Coach Leadership and Safety Support (CLASS) Certification Program

The CLASS Certification program has been designed specifically for coaches participating in the state-affiliated leagues of the USA High School Clay Target League. The League’s CLASS Certification provides a comprehensive and interactive online education and training program designed specifically for League coaches. The CLASS Certification is available to all coaches and takes 5-6 hours of […]

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