USAYESS is proud to be both the nation's leader in youth shooting sports and the nation's only all-inclusive program. As such, all USAYESS and USAYESS Affiliate Tournaments are open to any youth organization's, youth and teams which have a competitive shooting program, high school leagues or club teams as well as individual youth in elementary through high school. No NSSA, NSCA, ATA, USAS or USAYESS memberships are required. Simply register for a tournament and show up. Everyone is welcome.
USAYESS member discounts may apply. Other that that, come , compete and have fun.
Starting in 2020, for every competitive target thrown at all USAYESS Regional and National Championships, USAYESS donates $.01 to St. Jude's Children's Hospital...youth breaking clays for young shining stars.
Oklahoma City Gun Club
Arcadia, OK 73007
(Skeet & Trap Events)
Silver Leaf Gun Club
8513 S. Douglas Blvd
Guthrie, OK 73044
(Sporting Clay Events)
SAVE THE DATE: May 2 - 3, 2020
Grand Island Heartland Public Shooting Park
6788 W. Husker Hwy
Alda, NE 68810
North Central Regional States: NE, SD, ND, KS, MN, IA, MO
Save the Date: June 5-7, 2020
June 4-6, 2021
National Shooting Complex
5931 Roft Rd
San Antonio, TX 78253
Save the Date: June 17-21, 2020
Click here to register for this event
June 16-20, 2021
Fort Colville Gun Club
303 Hwy 20
Colville, WA 99114
Save the Date: August 1-2, 2020
In keeping with being the nation's leader in youth clay target sports, USAYESS would like to introduce the nation's first ever USA High School Clay Target Combine..."JUST LIKE THE NFL COMBINE, EXCEPT FOR HIGH SCHOOL SHOTGUN SPORTS!"
Date: July 22-26, 2020
Location: NRA Whittington Center, Raton, New Mexico
Athlete registration will need to be approved by their USAYESS state organization. If your state is not a member of USAYESS, please contact Mike Borg at (831) 229-4872 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All athlete registrations once approved, shall be through iClays at www.iclays.com
Athletes, Colleges and industry seeking more information please contact Mike Borg at: mike @usayess.org
STATEWIDE COMPETITIONS and ESTIMATED FEES
JANUARY through JUNE, 2020 JANUARY, 2020
Beginning of Winter Trap Season
7-9 – Lower East Coast Conference, Savannah, GA – AlaskaYESS ACUI Varsity Team
22 – 100-Bird Varsity & Junior Trap Series I @ Birchwood - $50/athlete
Deadline to Register: Sunday, Feb 16
7 - 125-Bird Varsity Trap Series II @ Birchwood - $50/athlete
Deadline to Register: Sunday, Mar 1
21 – 125-Bird Varsity Trap Championship @ Birchwood - $65/athlete
Deadline to Register: Sunday, Mar 15
11 – Varsity & Junior 5-Stand Series I @ Birchwood - $50/athlete
Deadline to Register: Saturday, Apr 4
25 - Varsity & Junior 5-Stand Series II @ Birchwood - $50/athlete
Deadline to Register: Saturday, Apr 18
MAY, 2020 100-Bird Trap and 100-Bird Skeet Spring Virtuals – all scores due NLT May 17 - $5/athlete per event 16 - Varsity & Junior Sporting Clays Series Championship @ Birchwood - $70/athlete
Deadline to Register: Saturday, May 9
10-13, 2020 - AlaskaYESS State Championship @ Birchwood - $250/athlete
Deadline to Register: Saturday, May 23
Non-member athlete fees may incur an additional charge per event, with an additional $100 for the State Championship. Non-member athletes must be a current member of a nationally-recognized youth shooting sports organization. USA Shooting membership does not qualify.
Fees do not include ammo, and may change based on pricing from BRSP. Events, Programs and Prices Subject to Change at the Discretion of AlaskaYESS Shoot Management.
For more information contact Lindy Moss at email@example.com
In partnership with the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) clay target program, the largest college clay target program in the nation, all USAYESS state championships include a State Collegiate Championship open to all college students. All ACUI Regional Tournaments are open to high school juniors and seniors.
2019-2020 ACUI REGIONAL & NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS:
February 7–9 | Lower East Coast Conference Championships | Savannah, Georgia
February 22–23 | Eastern International Conference Championships | Hartsfield, Georgia
March 7–8 | Greater Midwest Conference Championships | Waukee, Iowa
March 23–28 | Collegiate Clay Target Championships | San Antonio, Texas
For more about ACUI contact:
Alyssa Drew, ACUI Educational Program Manager for College Recreation: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawn Dulohery, ACUI National Shotgun Program Consultant: email@example.com
USAYESS state representatives.
Alaska: Neil Moss (907) 355-0962
Alabama: Greg Robinson (256) 284-3817
Arizona: Mike Rogers (602) 909-7817
Florida: Dennis Diaz (541) 912-5230
Georgia: Craig Hancock (920) 288-3559
Idaho: Ed Van Eaton (208) 957-3296
Minnesota: Doug Hurd (651)253-6940
Mississippi: Greg Robinson ((256) 284-3817
Nebraska: Jim Duncan (308) 870-1296
New Mexico: Crystal Drenann (928) 304-1093
Nevada: Scott Ackley (775) 397-5704
North Carolina: Don Wise (704) 740-6004
Oklahoma: Zac Womack (918) 284-1693
Oregon: Jenny Merrell (541) 837-8376
South Carolina: Keith Woelffer (704) 996-6977
South Dakota: Mike Schatz (605) 376-8219
Tennessee: Tim Sellin (920) 419-5839
Texas: Roger Guerra (817) 371-7666
Utah: Brian Beard (801) 369-6846
Virginia: Deb Hartman (509) 599-2064
Washington: Larry Snow (208) 890-4919
NRA Level l Shotgun Coach Certification Courses:
The NRA Level 1 coach school is two days of general coaching class designed to briefly introduce the new coach candidate to the basics of coaching. The following general subjects are taught:
USAYESS Specific Coaching the Coach for Success Shotgun Coach Certification Courses:
USAYESS training education has been developed through years of in depth study, hands on competitive shooting and talking and listening to what coaches and in some instances parents are looking for.
USAYESS Level l Shotgun Safety Certification:
One Day Course
This course is a perfect fir for new parents whom are new to the shotgun sports. The course covers game specific rules and on field play etiquette and safety. 75% classroom/25% hands on. Must be completed within six months from registering with USAYESS as a head coach. Must be at least 16 years of age. Pass exam with a minimum of passing score of 95%.
USAYESS Level ll Coaching for Success Certification:
Two Day Course
An in depth approach to coaching for success; includes foot positions, body position, gun fit, gun mount, hold point, soft vs hard focus, mental preparations, dissection of field of play, analyzing shots (why did a miss occur), confidence, equipment and much more…90% hands-on/10% classroom. This course is recommended within one year from becoming a head coach and or assistant coach. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have a current Red Cross Standard First Aide certificate. Pass exam with a minimum of passing score of 85%.
USAYESS Level lll Advanced Coach Certification:
This is an in-depth course focused on a specific game and coached by a game specific coach. It is a two to six day course depending on which games (Olympic Skeet, Olympic Trap, American Skeet, American Trap & Sporting Clays, Mental Game) the coach wants to get certified in. Have attained a B Class or higher classification in a minimum of one discipline. Must have a current Red Cross Standard First Aide certificate. Pass exam with a minimum of passing score of 85%.
USAYESS Level lV Asst. National Shotgun Coach Certification:
In order to be certified and recognized as a USAYESS Assistant National Shotgun Coach (USAYESS ANSC) the coach must:
Be a certified USAYESS Level lll and attained a B Class or higher classification in two or more disciplines.
American Sport Education Program
The American Sport Education Program (ASEP) helps improve the sport experience for youth by providing the highest quality instructional courses for coaches, administrators, and parents to positively influence amateur sport, resulting in a safer, more enjoyable, and valuable sport experience for all young athletes. This program challenges them to consider a healthier, athlete-centered philosophy and then provide the necessary tools to help put that philosophy to work in their local sports programs.
Many secondary school systems in the United States require ASEP certification for their athletic team coaches.
The ASEP Coaching Principles Course is highly recommended
The ASEP courses may be taken online from ASEP. Go to the ASEP website for more information and to enroll.