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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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2023 Spring League

Join New Mexico’s safest high school sport! 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 a 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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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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Start a Team

It’s fun for everyone… The purpose of the New Mexico State High School Clay Target League is to attract students to participate in shooting sports while creating  friendly competition among high schools throughout New Mexico! 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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State Tournament

Everyone is invited to participate! Platinum Sponsors: The League invites all student athletes to participate in the State Tournament! DisciplineDateLocationStart Time(Opening Ceremony 15 Min Prior)TrapTBDTBDTBDSkeetTBDTBDTBDSporting ClaysTBDTBDTBD5-StandTBDTBDTBD In order of importance, the three priorities of the League are safety, fun and marksmanship. All participants and spectators are required to adhere to all State Tournament rules and […]

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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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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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Double Your League Contribution with the Double Shot Donation!

Support The League Today And Your Donation Will Be Doubled! The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have challenged everyone this year, including the USA Clay Target League. In order to help the League through the current difficulties, generous League sponsor and board member Mark Zauhar has committed to match every donation through October 1st, up to $100,000!  […]

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The USA Clay Target League and COVID-19

UPDATE – Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 USA Clay Target League 2020 Modified Fall Season The USA Clay Target League thanks all of our athletes, parents, coaches, and sponsors for their patience and understanding to considering participating in the League in this unprecedented time.Due to the current uncertainty related to COVID-19, the League is announcing a […]

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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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2020 State Skeet Tournament

Everyone is invited to participate! Trap Tournament  Date: June 2020 Location: TBD   Skeet Tournament Date: June 2020 Location: TBD   The New Mexico 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 New Mexico State High School […]

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2020 Spring Skeet League

Join New Mexico’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across New Mexico are invited to join the 2020 spring skeet league! Student athletes considering joining a team are required to possess League-approved Firearm Safety Certification, Existing teams may have limited availability to add new athletes – check with your school. […]

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Keep Track of Tournament Standings in Real Time!

The Clay Target Leaderboard is the New Mexico 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 for the State Tournament […]

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SPT Mobile App Now Available!

NOW AVAILABLE FOR ANDROID AND iOS! The Shooter Performance Tracker® (SPT) is The New Mexico 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, […]

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2016 Spring Conferences Announced!

For the 2016 Spring League, 3 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 7 Aztec High School   Sue Cleveland High School   Rio […]

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2016 Spring Season Participating Schools

Three high school trap shooting teams will represent their schools in competition in the inaugural 2016 spring season of the New Mexico State High School Clay Target League. Trap shooting teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 NMSHSCTL Trap Shooting Tournament June 4th! 2016 Participating Schools Aztec High School Rio Rancho […]

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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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