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2019 Fall League

Announcing The 2019 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 AND Skeet […]

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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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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, 39 high school teams are assigned to 2 classes and 5 conferences based on a similar number of team members. Classes determine shooting days at the Trap Shooting State Tournament. Class 1A – June 8th Class 2A – June 9th For the 2019 Spring Skeet League, 4 high school […]

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Scholarships Available To Senior Athletes!

The League is proud to announce the renaming of its scholarship program to 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 […]

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2019 Spring Skeet League

Join South Dakota’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across South Dakota are invited to join the 2019 Spring Skeet 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 […]

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2019 State Skeet Tournament

Everyone is invited to participate! Date: June 8th, 2019 – 8:00AM (Opening Ceremony – 7:45am) Location: Aberdeen Gun Club Click Here to download the 2019 Skeet Shooting Schedule & Field Assignments The South Dakota State High School Clay Target League invites all student athletes to participate in the State Skeet Tournament. In order of importance, […]

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2020 Spring League

Join South Dakota’s safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across the state are invited to join the 2020 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 […]

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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! Luke Hennebold Winner/Colome High School  Wyatt Rose Pierre TF Riggs High School  Isabel Myren Pierre TF Riggs High School  Cole Swanson Canton High School  Egan […]

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2018 Spring League Results & Awards!

Awards will be handed out at the State Tournament on June 10th. 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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Start A Team

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

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2018 Spring League Conferences Announced!

For the 2018 Spring League, 36 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 (5) Armour High School Dakota Christian School De Smet High School Kimball High […]

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2018 Spring League Team Scores & 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 25 By […]

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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 […]

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2018 Spring League

Join South Dakota’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across South Dakota are invited to join the 2018 spring league! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn a league-issued Student Athlete Firearm Education (SAFE) Certificate. Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – check […]

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2017 All-State Team!

The league recognizes those students with the top 50 league averages (including ties) as the South Dakota 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 50 athletes […]

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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 10th. 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 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

  South Dakota  –  515 students from 21 South Dakota high school teams are participating in the South Dakota State High School Clay Target League’s (SDSHSCTL) 2017 spring trap shooting season, which began April 2nd. Last year there were 211 students on 7 teams. “We are very pleased with the growth of clay target shooting as […]

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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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Student Athlete Firearm Education (SAFE)

All student athletes are required to complete and submit certificates for either one of two League-approved firearm safety certification programs – a state-approved hunter education certificate or the League’s SAFE certificate. Teams should verify the firearm safety training certification requirements with the shooting range where they will be conducting League events. SAFE Certificate Benefits Affordable […]

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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 […]

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High School Activities Provide Important Benefits to Teens

Extracurricular activities like the Clay Target League are proven to have many important benefits to students. Not only do they get to enjoy a terrific sport, but taking part in activities provides a positive influence on their lives both during, and after, their time in high school! Student Activities Boost Academic Performance Young men and […]

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2017 Spring League

Join South Dakota’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across South Dakota are invited to join the inaugural 2017 spring league! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to earn a league-issued Student Athlete Firearm Education (SAFE) Certificate. Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – […]

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Keep Track of Tournament Standings in Real Time!

The Clay Target Leaderboard is the South Dakota 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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2016 Spring League Awards

Congratulations to all teams and individuals on their 2016 Spring League accomplishments! Awards will be handed out at the State Tournament on June 11th. Thank you coaches, schools, parents and gun clubs for helping introduce more students to shootings sports! View all final results  

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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!

Everyone is invited to participate! 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. Student athletes are responsible for providing […]

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2016 Spring Conferences Announced!

For the 2016 Spring League, 7 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 12 Vermillion High School Bowdle High School Brookings High School […]

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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 South Dakota State High School Clay Target League. Trap shooting teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 SDSHSCTL Trap Shooting Tournament June 11th! 2016 Participating Schools Bowdle High School Brookings High […]

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More and More Schools are Joining the League!

New teams sign up for the 2016 South Dakota State High School Clay Target League! Even more high school teams are still expected to join and represent their schools in competition in the 2016 South Dakota State High School Clay Target Spring League. The teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 […]

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