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2021 Fall League Conference Assignments

The 2021 Fall Season is here! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shooting sports! Trap For the 2021 Fall Trap League, 130 high school teams are assigned to 17 conferences based on team size. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True […]

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2021 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The League is proud to announce the students awarded Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship! Congratulations to the athletes below, and best of luck to them as the begin to pursue their futures this fall! RenaeSinclairSangre De Cristo High School COBrady CoxCarrollton High SchoolILLevi DotsonAnderson Preparatory AcademyINNolan ParkerMission Valley High SchoolKSGabeSellerDecatur Community High SchoolKSJennaGouldIonia […]

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2021 Spring Season Awards!

Congratulations to all of the participants of the 2021 Spring Season!Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shooting sports! 2021 Spring Trap League 2021 Spring Skeet League 2021 Spring 5-Stand League 2021 Spring Sporting Clays League

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Championship Overview

Click to go to the Trap Shooting Championship Website! Everyone is invited to participate! The League invites all student athletes to participate in the Championships Due to COVID-19’s negative effects on supply lines, materials, and labor costs, the League has increased the in-person championship fee to $45 per student, per sport. ALL MINNESOTA CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS […]

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2021 Spring Conferences

The 2021 Spring Season is here! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shooting sports! For the 2021 Spring Trap League, 324 high school teams are assigned to 42 conferences across 9 classes based on team size. Classes determine shooting day at the Trap Championship (#) = Number […]

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2020 Fall Season Conferences & Awards!

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2020 Fall League accomplishments! Awards will be mailed beginning 12/1. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! View the weekly standings HERE Trap Shooting Skeet Shooting 5-Stand Sporting Clays CONFERENCES Trap Shooting […]

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A Special Thank You

This spring, COVID-19 challenged League athletes, teams, and families across the nation. In order to provide the most opportunity for League athletes to participate, the League’s board of directors approved a package of modifications to our regular season operations. These changes included an extended registration period and a longer extended season that necessitated the cancellation […]

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Over $138,000 Raised From League Supporters!

In the last decade, the USA Clay Target League has grown from 30 students athletes on three teams in Minnesota to more than 32,000 registered athletes across over 1,000 teams nationwide last in 2019. Unfortunately, as a result of COVID-19, the League faced unprecedented challenges. This spring saw 80% of schools and more than 28,000 […]

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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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Student Athlete Firearm Education (SAFE)

All student athletes are required to complete and submit certificates for either one of two League-approved firearm safety certification programs – a state-approved hunter education certificate or the League’s SAFE certificate. Teams should verify the firearm safety training certification requirements with the shooting range where they will be conducting League events. SAFE Certificate Benefits Affordable […]

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League Adds Sporting Clays and 5-Stand Clay Target Disciplines

The USA High School Clay Target League is excited to announce that the clay target disciplines of ‘Sporting Clays’ and ‘5-Stand’ have been added to their highly popular high school clay target shooting programs, in which over 30,000 student athletes participate. The inclusion of sporting clays and 5-stand will provide exciting new clay target shooting […]

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The Safe Choice

Click The Infographic To Download & Share! The Spring Season will soon be upon us, and school administrations are making tough decisions regarding spring sports and activities across the state. Clay Target Sports are a low-risk sport based on the recommendations from the CDC and the National Federation of High Schools. The League has a […]

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2020 All-State Team!

Congratulations to the individuals below for having the top overall averages for the 2020 Spring League! Each student listed below will get a special 2020 All-State Team Patch! Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. 2020 Trap All-State Team: 1Carson NicholsPark High School24.701Colton Heintz-KudererMabel-Canton High School24.703Zach EvansBadger-Greenbush-Middle River High School24.304Delaney PalmeTotino-Grace High School24.205Jacob WelterAnnandale High School24.105Ashton […]

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2020 Spring Season Conferences & Awards!

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2020 Spring 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! Trap Conference Awards: Skeet Conference Awards: For the 2020 Spring Trap League, 58 high school teams are […]

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Double Your League Contribution with the Double Shot Donation!

Support The League Today And Your Donation Will Be Doubled! The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have challenged everyone this year, including the USA Clay Target League. In order to help the League through the current difficulties, generous League sponsor and board member Mark Zauhar has committed to match every donation through October 1st, up to $100,000!  […]

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2020 Scholarship Winners Announced!

The League is proud to announce the students awarded Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship! Congratulations to the athletes below, and best of luck to them as the begin to pursue their futures this fall! Adam Froman Carroll County High School KY Cora Smith Waverly High School NY Bryce Byers Keystone-Clarion-North Clarion High Schools […]

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Clay Target Sports & Social Distancing

In this time of COVID-19, it’s important that all necessary steps are taken to participate in clay target sports in a manner that ensures that everyone – including athletes, coaches, parents, and others – can remain safe and healthy while enjoying their time on the range. Clay target sports are by nature an activity of […]

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The USA Clay Target League and COVID-19

UPDATE – Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 USA Clay Target League 2020 Modified Fall Season The USA Clay Target League thanks all of our athletes, parents, coaches, and sponsors for their patience and understanding to considering participating in the League in this unprecedented time.Due to the current uncertainty related to COVID-19, the League is announcing a […]

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Spring League Athlete Registration Information!

Student athlete registration will open on February 3 and close on March 23 at NOON CT. Student athlete registration for the spring season will be coordinated through the League’s Athlete Management System (AMS) on ClayTargetGO!. New Students:  Contact your coach to receive a Team ID that enables you to make a new AMS profile in […]

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Albert Lea’s new trapshooting team finds success

Tigers cruise to the conference championship By Tyler Julson – Albert Lea Tribune Click to read the full story with photos! During its inaugural fall season, the Albert Lea trap team set three goals: to be safe, to learn about their firearms and to have fun. However, three weeks into the season, the Tigers found […]

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2019 Fall League Results & Awards!

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2019 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 Eagan office by emailing support@usaclaytarget.com Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports!  Trap Skeet

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2019 Scholarship Recipients Announced!

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 […]

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