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2019 State Tournament

Everyone is invited to participate! Date: June 1st, 2019 Location: Brittany Shooting Park – Bunker Hill, IL The Illinois State High School Clay Target League invites all student athletes to participate in the State Tournament. In order of importance, the three priorities of the Illinois State High School Clay Target League are safety, fun and […]

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2019 Spring League

Join Illinois’s newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Illinois 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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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!  Cameron Ziarko Scales Mound High School  Garrett Wilson Southwestern High School  Ty Zimmer Bunker Hill High School  Grant Schmidt Altamont High School  Mitchell Heberer Edwardsville […]

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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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2018 Spring League Conferences Announced!

For the 2018 Spring Trap League, 26 high school teams are assigned to 4 conferences in 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) Christ Our Savior Lutheran High School Eastland High School Greenfield […]

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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 10 By Gender […]

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Scholarships Available To Senior Athletes!

The USA High School Clay Target League Scholarship is offered to student athletes that participate in the spring league. This opportunity is to provide financial assistance for a student that is continuing his/her education after high school and to reward a student who is seeking a career in environmental sciences or conservation industries. To be […]

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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 State Tournament

Congratulations to all the participants!  Please find the results on our Clay Target Leaderboard! Everyone is invited to participate! Date: June 2nd, 2018 Location: Brittany Shooting Park – Bunker Hill, IL Schedule: Coach/Team Check-In: 9:00 AM Opening Ceremony: 9:45 AM Competition Begins: 10:00 AM CLICK HERE to download the 2018 State Tournament Field Assignments & […]

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2018 Spring League

Join Illinois’ newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Illinois 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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2017 All-State Team!

The league recognizes those students with the top 25 league averages (including ties) as the Illinois 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 25 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 3rd. 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

  Illinois  –  257 students from 12 Illinois high school teams are participating in the Illinois State High School Clay Target League’s (ILSHSCTL) 2017 spring trap shooting season, which began April 2nd. Last year there were 51 students on 3 teams. “We are very pleased with the growth of clay target shooting as an activity […]

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Start A Team

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

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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 […]

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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 Illinois’ newest and safest high school sport! Schools and student athletes from across Illinois 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. New teams are […]

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Keep Track of Tournament Standings in Real Time!

The Clay Target Leaderboard is the Illinois 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! 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 already receive a t-shirt with […]

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2016 Spring Conferences Announced!

For the 2016 Spring League, 3 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 Edwardsville High School Prairie Central High School Staunton High School

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2016 Spring Season Participating Schools

Three high school teams will represent their schools in competition in the inaugural 2016 Spring Season of the Illinois State High School Clay Target League. The teams and their athletes will also be invited to the 2016 ILSHSCTL Trapshooting Tournament June 11th! 2016 Participating Schools Edwardsville High School Prairie Central High School Staunton High School […]

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Policies and procedures

The Illinois State High School Clay Target League’s Policies & Procedures are designed and published to define all major decisions, actions and activities for all participants of the League including students athletes, parents, coaches, schools and shooting ranges. Click here to visit the Policies & Procedures page.  

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