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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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BIG SUCCESS: MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE – A REPORT BY DANA FARRELL

REPRINTED FROM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015 ISSUE OF TRAPSHOOTINGUSA EIGHT YEARS AFTER ITS INCEPTION, THE MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE BOASTS A MEMBERSHIP OF 8,600 STUDENTS. ITS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP THIS YEAR DREW 5,100 KIDS – PROBABLY THE LARGEST SHOOTING SPORTS EVENT IN THE WORLD. When Jim Sable looked around the room at his fellow Plymouth, […]

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DNR funds shooting range projects

(Released December 3, 2015) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announces awards of nearly $371,000 to 22 shooting range projects across the state through a shooting range grants initiative approved by the 2014 Legislature. “The 22 projects provide safe and accessible recreational shooting opportunities throughout Minnesota, with an emphasis on enhancing youth participation opportunities,” said […]

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Bloomberg: U.S. High Schools Embrace Shooting as Hot New Sport

Published July 9, 2015 by Esmé E Deprez – Bloomberg The giddy 13-year-old boys oohed and aahed as they stared down the black shotgun barrels and aimed at clay targets they imagined whizzing through the air. “You guys are welcome to test any of these out,” said Dusty Minke, a sales agent for Browning, as […]

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Clay Target League Remains Safest High School Sport

While one of the main concerns for parents with children sports is safety, each year millions of student athletes are injured while playing high-school sports. Clay Target shooting however remains one of the safest high school activities nationwide. According to the latest statistics from the Center for Injury Research & Policy, boys’ football tops the list […]

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Gun Digest: Shooting Sports’ Numbers are Swelling Among Teens

Published July 15th, 2015 by Elwood Shelton – Gun Digest The kids today, well they seem to be doing all right. At least the ones who have hitched their stars to the fast-growing extracurricular activity of sport shooting. Yes, breaking clays and nailing bull’s eyes have gained traction among American teens and young adults. Not […]

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