The League is proud to offer the Jim Sable Environment & Conservation Education Scholarship, in honor of its founder. 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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Join The Fun Squad!
League athletes have always participated at their local shooting range to compete weekly in their own state high school clay target league’s spring season, but how fun would it be if you could shoot with a squad made up of other student athletes throughout America? Now you can! Starting in the Spring 2018 Season, students […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]