USA Clay Target League

started in 2001

 “Safety, Fun, Marksmanship – In that order.”


  •  USA Clay Target League
  • 2008 Minnesota State High School Clay Target League
  • 2012 USA High School Clay Target
  • 2014 the MNSHSCTL Championship was the largest shooting event in the world
  •  2018, nearly 26,000 students on over 800 teams in 20 states were participating

USA College Clay Target League

  •  2018 Minnesota College Athletic Conference

 USA High School Clay Target

  • started in 2012
  • largest youth clay target shooting program in the world
  • over 32,000 participants yearly
  • Five students is the minimum number for a team (no maximum number)
  • Each team competes in their own conference with teams of similar team member size
  • one of the largest sports in Minnesota High Schools

USA Clay Target League
990 Lone Oak Road, Suite 120
Eagan, MN 55121



Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation

founded in 2000

a team-based youth development program that uses the shotgun sports of trap, skeet, and sporting clays to instill life skills such as discipline, safety, teamwork, ethics, self-confidence and other life values

  • 2000 founded and funded by the partnership of the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the Amateur Trapshooting Association
    (American Trap was the only program)
  • 2002 the National Skeet Shooting Association and the National Sporting Clay Association joined the partnership
    (American Skeet and Sporting Clays added)
  • 2007 the SSSF (Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation) was created as a public charity

    Scholastic Clay Target Program

  • 2012 the Scholastic Action Shooting Program was added
  • USA Shooting became involved
    (Olympic Games, Bunker Trap and International Skeet were added)

5931 Roft Road
San Antonio, TX 78253


National Collegiate Athletic Association

since 1980

NCAA Rifle Championship is an annual co-educational rifle national collegiate championship sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association

  • annually in mid-March
  • individual and team championships
  • 1980 to 2004, the championship consisted of 120 shots by each competitor in smallbore, and 40 shots per competitor in air rifle
  •  2005, the championship has consisted of 60 shots for both smallbore and air rifle, equaling a total of 120 shots per team member

National Collegiate Athletic Association
Indianapolis, Indiana