All USAYESS tournaments are open to all individual youth and youth teams belonging to any youth organization which has a competitive shooting program. No NGB or USAYESS membership is required. A USAYESS non-member fee may apply.
USA Youth Education in Shooting Sports
USAYESS, the nation's premier all inclusive and fastest growing youth clay target program, will help introduce youth to competitive shooting sports in fun filled events with hands-on activities.
WAYESS State Championship
Habitat conservation with the Washington Wildlife Dept & the NWTF - Aligning the fields
Drilling for over 800 plants in Fruitland WA
Coach and USAYESS Co-Founder Deb Hartman and son Tommy helped plant over 800 plants consisting of; Rosewood Berries, Choke Cherry, Elderberry and Service Berries. Plants will help support wild trukeys and ruffed grouse. Surely the deer will be benefiting from these plants a well.
• USAYESS helps states form YESS non-profit foundations, and obtain funding for statewide youth shooting programs.
• USAYESS prides itself as being an open door organization by its members for its members.
• Our staff is second to none. It is made up of coaches, parents, and athletes.
• State partners are invited to a yearly State Association Conference.
• USAYESS as a state partner, the state is added to the advisory committee. This committee helps establish program guidelines, provides program guidance in areas such as membership registration, event registration, scoring program, award system, team management, and more.
• USAYESS has the most comprehensive liability insurance program ($8,000,000) of any youth shooting organization in the nation for its members at a membership cost of $25 per year. Five dollars from each athlete’s membership is returned to the USAYESS state partner organization.
• USAYESS actively partners with ACUI to offer a collegiate component to the program. ACUI has organized the collegiate clay target program for over 47 years and has some colleges that offer shooting scholarships.
• USAYESS offers training and assistance to coaches from NRA level I Shotgun Coach Certification to becoming a National Coaching Development Staff member.
• USAYESS supports state affiliates with marketing, promotional material and has an open door policy.
• USAYESS allows all shooting teams to participate in their state, regional, and national. No national governing body membership is required.
• State YESS affiliates are encouraged to operate independently of the national YESS organization.
• Online store discounts, event entry fee discounts, industry discounts and more.
• State Affiliates are invited to the annual USAYESS State Association Conference.
• Support in establishing MidwayUSA Foundation Endowment accounts for any team, membership is not required.
• USAYESS teams enjoy free raffles items through the MidwayUSA Foundations in order to help teams become self-sustaining.
• USAYESS has partnered with iClays to provide the latest in scoring technology.
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CMP / NRA National Matches at Camp Perry
Coaches David Bowyer and Jim Grigsby with their Polk County Gun Club Junior Marksmanship Team in North Carolina