Student athletes and teams registered in the current spring trap shooting season for each state high school clay target league in the USA High School Clay Target League are qualified to participate. Qualifying student athletes and team must meet or exceed:
- Shooting performance requirements determined by the regular season’s overall average, AND
- Extracurricular activity participation eligibility requirements as determined by their school.
The National Championship serves to recognize and honor the top student athletes participating in the USA High School Clay Target League. Therefore the highest individual and team scoring averages will receive priority registration privileges:
Based on season scoring average (see below for priority registration dates and minimum average requirements). Student athletes are required to participate in all competition weeks to qualify. Maximum quantity: 1,600 individuals
Teams with five or more athletes meeting regular-season competition average requirements will have limited-time priority registration access based on the schedule below.
The $75/athlete registration fee includes all targets (qualifying and final competitions) and official National Championship t-shirt and pin.