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2022 Fall Season Awards!

Congratulations to all of this season’s participants!Please allow 2-3 weeks for awards to be shipped.Awards are shipped to the TEAM’S shipping address listed in TMS! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for supporting the next generation of outdoor clay target shooting sport athletes! Trap For the 2022 Fall Trap League, 56 high school […]

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2022 Fall Season Conference Assignments

The 2022 Fall Season is here! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for supporting the next generation of outdoor clay target shooting sport athletes! Trap For the 2022 Fall Trap League, 56 high school teams are assigned to 9 conferences based on team size. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each […]

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2022 Spring Season Awards!

Congratulations to all of the participants this spring! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for supporting the next generation of outdoor clay target shooting sport athletes! See all standings at https://claytargetscoring.com/public/ Trap For the 2022 Spring Trap League, 108 high school teams are assigned to 2 classes and 13 conferences based on team […]

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2022 Spring Season Conference Assignments

The 2022 Spring Season is here! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for supporting the next generation of outdoor clay target shooting sport athletes! Trap For the 2022 Spring Trap League, 108 high school teams are assigned to 2 classes and 13 conferences based on team size. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores […]

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2022 Spring League

Spring League Registration – Feb 1st to March 21st! Schools and student athletes from across the state are invited to join the Spring League! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn League-approved firearm safety certification. New Athletes: Contact your coach to get a Team ID and then visit ClayTargetGO! to create your […]

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2021 Fall League Awards!

Congratulations to all of this year’s Fall League participants, and thank you to all of the parents, coaches, and team staff for another safe and exciting season!Awards will be shipped to teams’ addresses in TMS, please allow two to three weeks for packaging and shipping. Trap For the 2021 Fall Trap League, 52 high school […]

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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, 52 high school teams are assigned to 7 conferences based on team size. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True […]

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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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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, 98 high school teams are assigned to 12 conferences across 2 classes based on team size. Classes determine shooting days at the state tournament. (#) = 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! Trap Shooting View the weekly standings HERE For the 2020 Fall Trap League, 46 high […]

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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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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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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: 1Jake HutchisonSt. James Academy High School25.002Bradyn WachsnichtConcordia Jr-Sr High School24.602Luke MasseySatanta High School24.604Xander WinchelSt. James Academy High […]

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The Safe Choice

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 […]

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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, 30 high school teams are […]

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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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2019 Fall League Results & Awards!

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2019 Fall League accomplishments! Awards will be mailed to the team shipping address listed in TMS. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports!  Trap Skeet

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Fall 2019 Conferences Announced!

For the 2019 Fall Trap League, 43 high school teams are assigned to 6 conferences based on a similar number of team members.For the 2019 Fall Skeet League, 8 high school teams are assigned to 1 conference.(#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned. Trap Conferences […]

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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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2019 Spring League Results & Awards!

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2019 Spring League accomplishments! Awards will be handed out at the State Tournament Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports!

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Tournament Registration Complete!

All teams and student athletes are invited to participate! Registration is now complete! See you in June! To register for the tournament: A coach must login to the Team Management System (TMS) and select the tournament page. Follow the instructions to select the athlete registration fee ($35 includes targets and official tournament t-shirt) payment preference – […]

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Spring 2019 Conferences Announced!

For the 2019 Spring Trap League, 74 high school teams are assigned to 2 classes and 10 conferences based on a similar number of team members. Classes determine shooting days at the Trap Shooting State Tournament. Class 1A – June 15th Class 2A – June 16th For the 2019 Spring Skeet League, 10 high school […]

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2018 Fall League Awards

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

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2018 Fall Conferences Announced!

For the 2018 fall trap league, 34 high school teams are assigned to 6 conferences based on a similar number of team members. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned. Conference 1 (5) Chapman High School Lyons High School Mission Valley High School Remington High […]

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2019 Spring Skeet League

Join Kansas’ newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Kansas are invited to join the 2019 Spring 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 State Skeet Tournament

Everyone is invited to participate! Date: June 20th, 2019 8:00AM (Opening Ceremony – 7:45am) Location: Ark Valley Gun Club The Kansas State High School Clay Target League invites all student athletes to participate in the State Skeet Tournament. In order of importance, the three priorities of the Kansas State High School Clay Target League are […]

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2018 Fall League Scores and 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 All-State Team!

The League recognizes those students with the top 100 League averages as the All-State Team!  These top athletes will receive a special All-State patch!  Congratulations to the 2018 All-State Team! Zane Kay Ashland High School Tracy Sweaney Cedar Vale-Dexter High School Arik Artherton Cedar Vale-Dexter High School Logan Wallace Cedar Vale-Dexter High School Jasper Young […]

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2018 Spring League Results & Awards!

Awards will be handed out at the State Tournament. 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 results

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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 teams from […]

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CHS Trap Shooting Club heads into inaugural season

by Russell Gagnon – Concordia Blade-Empire Spring 2018 marks the inaugural season of the Concordia Panthers Trap Shooting Club. Governed by the USA High School Clay Target League, a non-profit corporation that operates the Kansas State High School Clay Target League, the trap clubs are designed to provide shooting sports as an extra-curricular coed activity […]

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2018 Spring League Conferences Announced!

For the 2018 Spring League, 58 high school teams are assigned to 8 conferences based on a similar number of team members. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned.   CONFERENCE 1 (5) Chapman High School Deerfield High School Fowler High School Hodgeman County High […]

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OVER 1,200 STUDENT ATHLETES PARTICIPATE IN KSSHSCTL 2018 SPRING SEASON

Wichita, KS – 1232 student athletes representing 58 Kansas high school teams are participating the 2018 Kansas State High School Clay Target League’s (KSSHSCTL) spring trap shooting season, which began April 1st. In 2017, 710 student athletes from 39 teams competed. “Clay target shooting as an activity for Kansas high school athletes continues to grow […]

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2017 Fall League Scores and Standings

Team Scores and standings will be posted upon completion of Week 1 results. 2017 Fall Trap League Final Awards 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 […]

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2017 Fall Conferences Announced!

For the 2017 fall trap league, 22 high school teams are assigned to 5 conferences based on a similar number of team members. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned. Conference 1 (7) Cedar Vale-Dexter High School Hodgeman County High School Wellington High School Wichita […]

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2018 Spring League

Join Kansas’ newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Kansas are invited to join the 2018 spring league! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn 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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Fall League Athlete Registration

Get Ready For The 2017 Fall League! All student athletes are required to register to participate. Please communicate your participation interest with your coach. Below is the registration process for a student athlete for the 2017 Fall League: The registrant be the legal parent or guardian of the student athlete, OR You are the student athlete […]

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2017 All-State Team!

The league recognizes those students with the top 50 league averages (including ties) as the Kansas State High School Clay Target League All-State Team.  These top athletes will receive a special All-State patch, and have earned the right to be called one of the best in the state! Please congratulate the following 53 athletes on […]

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Get Ready For The 2017 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 teams […]

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2017 Spring League Awards

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2017 Spring League accomplishments! Awards will be handed out at the State Tournament on June 3rd and 4th. 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 […]

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2017 State Tournament Registration!

Everyone is invited to participate! The League invites all student athletes to participate in the State Tournament! Contact your head coach to be registered on your team for the tournament.  Once added to the tournament roster, an email will be sent with additional information and payment details. Registration is now CLOSED.  Sorry, no late registrations […]

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2017 Spring Season Overview & Conference Assignments

Wichita, KS  –  710 students from 39 Kansas high school teams are participating the 2017 Kansas State High School Clay Target League’s (KSSHSCTL) spring trap shooting season, which began March 19th. The number of schools and participants is double that of 2016, when 328 students participated on 19 teams. “We are very pleased with the […]

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2016 Fall League Awards

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2016 Fall League accomplishments! Awards will be mailed out. Please allow 2 weeks for delivery. Coaches, make sure your shipping information is updated in TMS! Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! View all final results

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2016 Fall Conferences Announced

For the 2016 fall trap league, 10 high school teams are assigned to 2 conferences based on a similar number of team members. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned. Conference 1 (5) Chase High School Nickerson High School Ashland High School Wellington High School […]

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2017 Spring League

Spring League Overview Join Kansas’ newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Kansas are invited to join the 2017 spring league! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn League-approved Firearm Safety certification. Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – check with your school. […]

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Start a Team!

It’s fun for everyone… The purpose of the Kansas State High School Clay Target League is to attract students to participate in shooting sports while creating friendly competition among high schools throughout Kansas! With the assistance of hundreds of volunteer coaches and parents, student athletes in grades six through twelve represent their high school by […]

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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 […]

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Get Ready For The 2016 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 new teams. Trap teams from current high school […]

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SPT Mobile App Now Available!

NOW AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID AND iOS! The Shooter Performance Tracker® (SPT) is The Kansas 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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2016 Spring Conferences Announced!

For the 2016 Spring League, 19 high school teams are assigned conferences based on a similar number of team members. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned.   CLASS A True Team # CONFERENCE 1 5 Chase High School Hill City High School Sedan High […]

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2016 Spring Season Participating Schools

Nineteen high school trap shooting teams will represent their schools in competition in the inaugural 2016 Spring Season of the Kansas State High School Clay Target League. Trap shooting teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 KSSHSCTL Trap Shooting Tournament June 4th! 2016 Participating Schools Andover Central High School Baldwin High […]

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More and More Schools are Joining the League!

New teams sign up for the 2016 Kansas State High School Clay Target League! At least fifteen high school teams are expected to represent their schools in competition in the inaugural season of the Kansas State High School Clay Target League. The teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 KSSHSCTL Trapshooting […]

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Spring League Athlete Registration

SPRING Athlete registration now CLOSED Whether a student athlete is from the previous year’s team or is new to the team, ALL student athletes are required to register. Below is the registration process for a student athlete for the 2016 spring league: The registrant be the legal parent or guardian of the student athlete, OR You […]

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USD 101 Enters New League for Trapshooting

By Colleen Williamson – Parson Sun ERIE — Erie High School has been approved to participate in the inaugural Kansas State High School Clay Target League’s 2016 spring trapshooting season, which begins in April. The league is said to be one of the fastest-growing and safest sports in high schools across the Midwest. “We are […]

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Gun Sellers Have High Hopes For High School Shooting Leagues

Sapna Maheshwari – BuzzFeed “In most sports, young athletes spend years honing skills that they’ll never use when they’re older,” the cartoon video begins, panning over a dejected football player, cheerleader, and lacrosse goalie. “But one sport provides a gateway to a lifetime of enjoyment and expertise: shooting sports.” That’s from the homepage of the […]

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KANSAS STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE ADDS SIX NEW TEAMS FOR 2016 SPRING SEASON, MORE EXPECTED

Kansas – November 19th, 2015 Six Kansas high schools have approved teams to participate in the inaugural Kansas State High School Clay Target League’s (KSSHSCTL) 2016 spring trapshooting season, which begins in April. The six new teams – Andover High School, Sterling High School, Wellington High School, Wichita Collegiate School, Nickerson High School, and Cedar […]

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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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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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