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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Click The Infographic To Download & Share! The Fall Season will soon be upon us, and school administrations are making tough decisions regarding Fall 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! Trap Skeet
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.
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 – […]
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 […]