Student athlete registration is August 1 – September 2, 2022 and will be coordinated through the USA Clay Target 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 Student Athletes: 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: Coaches will invite students to register using the League’s Team Management System (TMS) in ClayTargetGO!. 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 $35 payment 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 athlete/guardian creates an account in ClayTargetGo / AMS (Do not CREATE a new account if you participated in a previous season).
2. 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.
3. An automated email is sent to the athlete/guardian’s email address. A notification is also posted on the athlete’s AMS dashboard in ClayTargetGO!. An email is NOT REQUIRED to register. Login to AMS.
4. The email recipient/registrant will click on a website link in the email or on the link in their AMS/ClayTargetGO! dashboard and then complete the registration process.
5. 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 USA Clay Target 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, and more.
When does the student athlete registration close?
Friday, September 2nd, 2022 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 9/3/21. 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 (Do not CREATE a new account if you participated in a previous season, contact your coach if you have forgotten you're Athlete ID for login).
How much does the League’s registration fee cost?
$35.00, this is only the fee that is due directly to the USA Clay Target 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.
Who pays the League’s registration fee?
That is determined by the coach of the team. If the team selects the “athlete pay” option, the athlete is required to pay the fee at the time of registration. If the team selects “team pay” then the team is responsible for all athlete fees and no payment will be required at the time of registration.
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 Authorize.net 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. AMS users can submit safety certification documentation during registration. Firearm safety certification can also be updated by the registrant in their AMS/ClayTargetGO! 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. Students that do not have the proper firearm safety certification documentation in their profile will not be allowed to post scores until the firearm safety information is fulfilled.
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.
Are there any fees for a college to join the MCAC Clay Target League?
Yes, each school pays a $500 fee per season to participate.