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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, 44 high school teams are assigned to 6 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, 80 high school teams are assigned to 11 conferences based on team size. Skeet For […]

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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, 80 high school teams are assigned to 11 conferences based on team size. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each […]

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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, 32 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, 32 high school teams are assigned to 5 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

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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, 67 high school teams are assigned to 9 conferences based on team size. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ […]

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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, 23 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: 1Elliot AlberdaHamilton High School24.302Ethan WillisonQuincy High School23.403Olivia KraussOlivet High School23.304Dylan DeHaanHamilton High School23.205Nathan HuddlestonSaline High School23.105Jeremy HoeraufSaline […]

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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: For the 2020 Spring Trap League, 10 high school teams are assigned to 2 […]

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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

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Fall 2019 Conferences Announced!

For the 2019 Fall Trap League, 26 high school teams are assigned to 4 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)Camden-Frontier High SchoolEscanaba High SchoolGrand Haven High SchoolLake Fenton High SchoolNew Buffalo High SchoolConference […]

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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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Zero to 60: Clare adds ‘Clay Target team’

By Jim Ladhe – The Morning Sun -It always starts with an idea and the direction it takes from there determines its reality.Just last fall at a ClareSchools Board of Education meeting the idea was floated to start a ‘Clay Target shooting team’ and since then this idea has taken on a life of its […]

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National Championship Registration!

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 […]

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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, 66 high school teams are assigned to 10 conferences based on a similar number of team members. For the 2019 Spring Skeet League, 6 high school teams are assigned to 1 conference. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team™ scoring points earned. […]

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Glen Lake adds clay target shooting team

New program to start up this spring   BY JAMES COOK jcook@record-eagle.com   MAPLE CITY — Glen Lake pulled the trigger on a new athletic program. The Glen Lake Community Schools board of education approved a proposal to add a clay target team this spring. “It’s gaining popularity in pockets of the state, a lot […]

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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, 17 high school teams are assigned to 4 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) Grand Haven High School Lake Fenton High School New Buffalo High School […]

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2019 Spring Skeet League

Join Michigan’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Michigan 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 only […]

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2019 State Skeet Tournament

Everyone is invited to participate! Date: June 2019 Location: Virtual The Michigan 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 Michigan State High School Clay Target League are safety, fun and marksmanship. All participants and spectators 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 50 League averages as the All-State Team!  These top athletes will receive a special All-State patch!  Congratulations to the 2018 All-State Team! Gavin Wirth Reed City High School  Dan Platte Portland High School  Josh Zube Richmond High School  Matthew Beebe Port Huron Northern High School  Shane Campbell […]

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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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High School Clay Target League teams continue to multiply in Michigan

By John Raffel – jraffel@pioneergroup.com – Midland Daily News A high school sport that is growing by leaps and bounds across Michigan, includes one more new team in the Thumb this spring. The Unionville Gateway Sportsman Club is hosting a new Michigan State High School Clay Target League (MISHSCTL) team this spring for Unionville-Sebewaing Area […]

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2018 Spring League Conferences Announced!

For the 2018 Spring League, 45 high school teams are assigned to 7 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) Grand Haven High School Lake Fenton High School Midland-Dow High School New […]

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NEARLY 1000 STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN MISHSCTL 2018 SPRING SEASON

Michigan – 975 students from 45 Michigan high school teams are participating in the Michigan State High School Clay Target League’s (MISHSCTL) 2018 spring trap shooting season, which began April 1st. Last year there were 469 students on 23 teams. “Clay target shooting as an activity for Michigan high school athletes continues to grow by […]

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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 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 League […]

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2017 Fall Conferences Announced!

For the 2017 fall trap league, 11 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 (7) Anchor Bay High School Fenton High School L’Anse Creuse High School North […]

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2018 Spring League

Join Michigan’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Michigan 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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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 from […]

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2017 All-State Team!

The League recognizes those students with the top 25 league averages (including ties) as the Michigan 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 26 athletes on […]

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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 17th. 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. […]

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2017 Spring Season Overview & Conference Assignments

Michigan  –  469 students from 23 Michigan high school teams are participating in the Michigan State High School Clay Target League’s (MISHSCTL) 2017 spring trap shooting season, which began April 2nd. Last year there were 97 students on 7 teams. “We are very pleased with the growth of clay target shooting as an activity for […]

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2017 Spring League

Spring League Overview Join Michigan’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Michigan 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 Michigan State High School Clay Target League is to attract students to participate in shooting sports while creating friendly competition among high schools throughout Michigan! 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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Keep Track of Tournament Standings in Real Time!

The Clay Target Leaderboard is the Michigan 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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Order Your Official Tournament T-Shirt By May 23rd!

Order online and pickup at the event! Orders Closed! ORDER TODAY to get your official 2016 Tournament t-shirt! Don’t forget to order shirts for friends, grandparents, or other family members too! There will be a very limited supply of t-shirts available for sale at the Tournament. Shipping is not available. All athletes who have registered […]

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State Tournament Registration Now Open!

The 2016 State Tournament is complete! Thanks to everyone who participated! Individual and team competition! Registered individuals and teams will compete in Novice, Junior Varsity and Varsity individual classifications. All teams will compete in a single classification. The student athlete cost for each event is $25 and includes 100 targets and official State Tournament t-shirt. […]

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SPT Mobile App Now Available!

NOW AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID AND iOS! The Shooter Performance Tracker® (SPT) is The Michigan 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 90 STUDENTS JOIN MICHIGAN STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE INAUGURAL 2016 SEASON

OVER 90 STUDENTS JOIN MICHIGAN STATE HIGH SCHOOL CLAY TARGET LEAGUE INAUGURAL 2016 SEASON Michigan – 97 students from 7 Michigan high school teams will participate in the inaugural Michigan State High School Clay Target League’s (MISHSCTL) 2016 spring trap shooting season, which began April 3rd. “We are tremendously excited to offer clay target shooting […]

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2016 Spring Conferences Announced!

For the 2016 Spring League, 7 high school teams are assigned to one conference. (#) = Number of athlete’s scores used for each team to determine True Team® Scoring points earned.   CLASS A True Team # CONFERENCE 1 8 Midland High School Richmond High School Dexter High School Unity Christian High School Fenton High […]

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2016 Spring Season Participating Schools

Seven high school trap shooting teams will represent their schools in competition in the inaugural 2016 spring season of the Michigan State High School Clay Target League. Trap shooting teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 MISHSCTL Trap Shooting Tournament June 18th! 2016 Participating Schools Armada High School Dexter High School […]

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More and More Schools are Joining the League!

New teams sign up for the 2016 Michigan State High School Clay Target League! More high school teams are expected to represent their schools in competition in the 2016 Michigan State High School Clay Target Spring League. The teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 MISHSCTL Trapshooting Tournament in June! Please […]

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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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Gun Digest: Shooting Sports’ Numbers are Swelling Among Teens

  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 long ago, we pointed out a feature the Washington […]

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