2020 Spring League

Join New Mexico’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 are only limited by the number of athletes that can be on a team as determined by coaching resources and shooting range capabilities.

New teams are allowed to join the Spring League! Learn more about how to start a new team. Once your team is approved, simply have a school official contact us and let us know!

2020 schedule:

  • Now – March: Get team approved. Begin promoting new team. Acquire students. Hold open house to recruit students. Acquire coaches.
  • January 27: Team registration begins.  Coaches can register teams via Team Management System.
  • February 3: Student athlete registration begins.
  • March 23: Student athlete registration ends. All participants must complete the online League registration.  Student athlete payment option is due.
  • March 29: Practice Week 1. Each team will practice on their designated shooting day(s).
  • April 3: Team registration payments are due for teams utilizing the team payment option.
  • April 5: Practice Week 2.
  • April 11: Registered student athletes without firearm certification are removed from rosters at midnight.
  • April 12: Reserve Week. Scores are submitted via the coach’s Team Management System. These scores are saved for future use for the entire team if a team’s scheduled Competition Week is cancelled.
  • April 16: Conferences announced.  Championship registration opens.
  • April 19: Competition Week 1. Shoot on your scheduled day(s) during the week and compete against all teams in your conference.
  • April 26: Competition Week 2.
  • May 3: Competition Week 3. 
  • May 4: Championship registration closes at 12:00 NOON CDT
  • May 10: Competition Week 4.
  • May 14: Tournament team registration payment option is due.
  • May 17: Competition Week 5. Final team and individual results are published May 24th.
  • May 24: Fun Week. Invite family and school officials. Host picnic. Try skeet shooting, sporting clays or games like Annie Oakley. Parents/school officials versus student athlete games. Have fun!!!
  • May 24:  Final season averages are available for athletes in their Shooter Performance Tracker. These averages are used for National Championship qualification determinations.
  • June 3: National Championship individual and team competition registration begins. Please see http://usaclaytargetchampionship.com for more information.  Registration closes when full.
  • New Mexico State Tournament: June 2020 (TBD) – Qualifying athletes are invited to participate in the New Mexico State Tournament! Visit the State Tournament website for more information
  • National Championship: July 8th-12th, 2020 – Mason, MI – Qualifying athletes are invited to participate in the USA High School Clay Target League’s National Championship! Visit the National Championship website for more information.

Learn more

View our frequently asked questions to learn more about school and athlete eligibility, coaching and shooting ranges or contact us to get started with your new team today!