Trap Team 2023 Spring Season Information

  • Spring 2023 Schedule:

    • February 1: Team and student athlete registration opens. 
    • March 20: Team and student athlete registration closes Noon CT. Last day for athlete and/or team withdrawal for registration fee refund.
    • March 26: Practice Week 1 begins
    • April 2: Practice Week 2 begins
    • April 9: Reserve Week begins
    • April 10: Conferences announced and State Tournament registration opens
    • April 16: Competition Week 1 begins
    • April 23: Competition Week 2 begins
    • April 30: Competition Week 3 begins
    • May 3: State Tournament registration closes at noon CT
    • May 7: Competition Week 4 begins
    • May 14: Competition Week 5 begins
    • May 21: Fun Week begins
    • May 22: Season final results posted by 5:00pm CT
    • May 30: National Championship registration opens for tier 1
    • June 1: National Championship registration opens for tier 2 if applicable
    • June 3-25: Tournaments – please visit the State Tournament page for more information.
    • June 5: National Championship registration opens for tier 3 if applicable
    • June 9-18: Virtual tournaments if applicable
    • July 5-9: National Championship in Mason, Michigan


    Spring League Athlete Registration Information

    Student athlete registration will open on February 1st and close on March 20th 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 ClayTargetGO!. Once your profile is complete, you are eligible to be invited to complete the registration process.  Watch for a notification on your AMS dashboard with a link to register.

    Existing Students: Previous League participants already have an AMS profile in ClayTargetGO!. Please login to your AMS profile and update any missing information. Once your coach invites you to register, you will be able to complete the registration process by following the link in the notification on your AMS dashboard.

    Coaches will invite students to register using the League’s Team Management System in ClayTargetGO!. Once invited, athletes will be notified via email and by notification on their AMS/ClayTargetGO! dashboard that they are now eligible to register.

    Whether a student athlete is from the previous year’s team or is new to the team, ALL student athletes are required to complete their registration and payment (if applicable) through AMS by the registration deadline.  Athletes may login to their profile on ClayTargetGO! at any time to check their registration status.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I register a student with the team and League?

    1. The Head Coach logs into the League’s Team Management System (TMS) and invites the student to complete their registration by adding them to the Invite List.
    2. An automated notification is sent to the athlete/guardian’s email address. A notification is also posted on the athlete’s AMS dashboard in ClayTargetGO!.
    3. After receiving the notification, the Athlete can login to AMS to complete the registration process.
    4. The registrant will receive an email confirmation that registration and payment (if applicable) has been completed.

    What is the Athlete Management System?

    The Athlete Management System (AMS) is a part of the League’s ClayTargetGO! system. AMS hosts the athlete profiles for student athlete participants. After an athlete’s profile is completed, users may login to AMS/ClayTargetGO! to complete their registration, make changes to an athlete’s or legal guardian’s profile information, view statistics from the Shooter Performance Tracker, view special promotions, view Fun Squad standings, and more.

    When does the student athlete registration close?

    Monday, March 20th, 2023 at NOON CT

    Are any deadline extensions allowed?


    I did not receive a registration email nor is there a notification in my athlete profile. What should I do?

    Check with the head coach first to verify that the student was added to the Invited List. 

    Who can complete the registration for the student athlete?

    The registrant must be the parent/legal guardian of the student, unless the student athlete will be 18 years of age or older as of 3/23/23.

    Coaches cannot complete the registration for student athletes unless it is their own child.

    Do student athletes need to register again if they have participated in the League previously?

    Yes, ALL student athletes must register, regardless if he/she has participated in the past.

    How much does the League’s registration fee cost?

    $35. This is only the fee that is due directly to the League. Any team fees, such as ammunition, local shooting range costs, uniforms, gear, etc., are paid separately to your team. Please contact your coach for specific team participation fee information.

    Registrants will also have an opportunity to make a donation to the League during the registration process to help support and grow youth shooting sports.

    Will I be required to pay anything during the registration process?

    The $35 student athlete registration fee payment method is determined by each team and will be identified when registrants begin their registration process. Teams should communicate the payment method choice to registrants before student athlete registration is available.

    Option 1: Athlete payment

    Registrants must pay their fee online during registration.

    Option 2: Team payment

    No online transaction will be required during registration, and the team is responsible for paying the registration fee for all student athletes on their team.

    If I am registering two students, can I make one payment for their registration fees?

    No. Households with multiple student athletes will have to register each student separately.

    What payment methods are allowed during registration?

    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express credit and debit cards are allowed. Electronic ACH payments from your bank account are allowed.  Personal paper checks are not allowed.

    How secure is the online payment process?

    The League uses accredited for their payment gateway. Since 1996, Authorize.Net has been a leading provider of payment gateway services, managing the submission of billions of transactions to the processing networks on behalf of merchant customers. Authorize.Net is a solution of CyberSource Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa (NYSE: V). No payment information is stored with the League.

    Does a student athlete need a firearm safety certificate to participate in the League?

    Yes. All student athletes must have a state-issued hunter education certificate or the League’s SAFE certification to participate. Parents/Legal Guardians can submit safety certification documentation during registration. Firearm safety certification can also be updated by the registrant in their AMS/ClayTargetGO! profile at any time.

    Students cannot participate in any team-related shooting activities until documentation of completed firearm safety certification is included in their profile and verified with the team.

    Will I receive a confirmation following the registration process?

    Yes. The registrant will receive an email confirmation that registration has been completed.

    Are registrations allowed after the registration deadline?

    No. All athletes who have not registered by the deadline will automatically be removed from their team roster and will not be able to participate in the current season. No athletes can be added to a team roster after the registration deadline.


    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!