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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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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 […]

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2016 Fall League Results!

The Results are in for the 2016 Fall League! Congratulations to all the teams and individuals who participated this fall! View Fall Trap League results View Fall Skeet League results

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Check Out PullUSA Magazine!

PullUSA is a quarterly magazine that is direct mailed and digitally delivered to student athletes, head coaches, gun clubs, and other subscribers four times a year. As the official magazine for the USAHSCTL, PullUSA tells the compelling stories of student athletes, coaches, and volunteers who are participating in the League nationwide. The magazine covers human […]

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High School Activities Provide Important Benefits to Teens

Extracurricular activities like the Clay Target League are proven to have many important benefits to students. Not only do they get to enjoy a terrific sport, but taking part in activities provides a positive influence on their lives both during, and after, their time in high school! Student Activities Boost Academic Performance Young men and […]

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Scholarships Available For 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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Get on track with the Shooter Performance Tracker!

Monitor your progress easily and set goals.   The Shooter Performance Tracker™ (SPT) is Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s exclusive performance tracking tool provided to all participants of the League. Each athlete receives personal access to the web-based application to monitor their True Team™ scoring and progress rankings compared against their team, their […]

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Wayzata High School Trap Shooters Compete Against Plymouth Police

Each side learned something from the other during the friendly competition, which could become an annual event. By Kelly Smith Star Tribune Jim Sable has watched trap shooting become Minnesota’s fastest-growing high school sport and was looking for a new way to test his shooters. Why not put them up against the local police? On […]

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‘Wear to Win’ Winners Announced!

Game Fair 2016 has come to a close! Ron Schara from Minnesota Bound drew the winning names at the close of the fair on Sunday! 1st Prize: 10 Cases of ammunition – Faribault High Schools Hunter G. is now the hero for registering his school!   2nd Prize: 6 Cases of ammunition – Anoka High […]

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2016 Spring Recap

2016 Spring Recap!

The 2016 Spring Season is done! Many thanks to all the students, coaches, parents, and volunteers that worked hard to make it a successful season! 2016 Conference Awards View 2016 Spring Trap League Awards View 2016 Spring Skeet League Awards 2016 State Trap Shooting Championship Please click on each link below for the final results […]

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Coach Education and Support Program

The Coach Education And Support Program provides an education support platform for coaches to help themselves, other coaches, and student athletes. This program is consistent with the League’s mission, and policies and procedures. Features of the Coach Education And Support Program: Get your questions answered through blogging with an experienced coach! View instructional videos Contact the […]

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List of 2016 MSHSL State Tournament Qualifying Teams

Congratulations to the 38 teams that qualify for the 2016 Minnesota State High School League State Tournament! Each year the top teams are determined by performance at the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League State Trap Shooting Championships, those teams then move on to compete for the ultimate prize – the MSHSL State Trophy! […]

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Keep Track of Championship Standings in Real Time!

The Clay Target Leaderboard is the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s EXCLUSIVE tournament score-tracking system! You can keep track of your scores, tournament standings, and individual awards as scores are entered! Visit claytargetleaderboard.com on your desktop computer or download the mobile apps now!

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Congratulations All-State Team!

The league recognizes those students with the top 100 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 2016 MSHSL State Tournament June 25th in Prior Lake. Please congratulate the following 106 athletes on their success!  Kory […]

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SPT Mobile App Now Available!

NOW AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID AND iOS! The Shooter Performance Tracker® (SPT) is The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s exclusive performance tracking tool provided to all participants of the League. Each athlete receives personal access to the web-based application to monitor their True Team® scoring and progress compared against their team, their conference, and […]

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OVER 10,000 STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2016 MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE THIS SPRING

Minneapolis, MN – 10,361 student participants from 319 high school teams will participate in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s (MNSHSCTL) 2016 spring season, which began April 3rd. 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,” said […]

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2016 Spring Season Participating Schools

Two hundred and ninety-three high school trap shooting teams along with twenty-eight skeet shooting teams will represent their schools in competition in the 2016 Spring Season of the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League. Trap shooting teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 MNSHSCTL Trap Shooting Championship June 14th – […]

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Ready. Set. PULL.

High School Trap Teams Growing In Popularity By Hannah Burlingame – lillenews.com The trap field at South St. Paul Rod & Gun seems like it is covered in fluorescent orange snow. Only on closer examination is it apparent it’s not snow. It’s actually clay pigeons. Some of them are in pieces after being hit by […]

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More and More Schools are Joining the League!

Over three dozen new teams will take part in the 2016 Minnesota State High School Clay Target League! They will join over 300 other high school teams across the state as over 10,000 student athletes represent their schools in competition. The teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 MNSHSCTL Trapshooting Championship June […]

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