Welcome to the ACTA

Clay Target Shooting is a sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family as a recreation at a local gun club, or at a competition level from registered club events to regional, state, national and international competitions. These include World Championships, Commonwealth and Olympic Games.

Clay Target Shooting has different disciplines to try which include: Trap, Skeet, ISSF and Sporting Clays. Each discipline varies in its approach and delivery of targets to give a choice and different experience with Clay Target Shooting.

The Australian Clay Target Association is responsible for administering, promoting and developing the sport of Clay Target Shooting. This site provides clubs, members and visitors with information and news regarding our sport.

We provide information on events for local, state, national & international competitions. You'll find many areas of interest including Coaching, Referees, Membership, Hall of Fame, the Clay Target Shooting News magazine & more. 

January 2020 CTSN

ctsn January 2020

In this months edition:

  • On the cover - James Hayden
    Overall High Gun 2019 VCTA Trap Carnival
  • Victorian Trap Carnival
  • Queensland Skeet Carnival
  • 2019 SA State ISSF Titles
  • Lake Albert's 41st Anniversary
  • Glen Innes Spring Fling
  • Victorian SE Zone Trap Carnival





Our Latest News

2020 National Trap Pre-Nominations Open

20 January 2020

The 2020 ACTA National TRAP Championships to be held from the 23rd to 29th January 2020* are now open for...

ISSF Finals Live Stream

13 January 2020

The live link for the live finals streaming (starting Tuesday at 2.45pm) of the ISSF National events is: https://video.ibm.com/channel/ZARwC7wq7QB The first...

Invitation to the 14th ICTSF World...

23 December 2019

THE 14th ICTSF WORLD DOWN THE LINE CHAMPIONSHIP 8th July to the 11th July 2020, together with The Sponsored DTL,...

Chris Brown wins Sporting Clays Nationals...

27 August 2019

Congratulations to Chris Brown, who has won the Sporting Clays Nationals in WA for the second year in a row....

New CEO for the ACTA

19 July 2019

It is with great pleasure that the Australian Clay Target Association (ACTA) Management Sub-Committee can now announce the official appointment...

5th ICTSF World English Sporting Championships

09 July 2019

Congratulations to the Open Australian Team members who placed second in the 5th ICTSF World English Sporting Championships in Ireland....

2019 ACTA National Skeet Results are...

30 May 2019

The 2019 National Skeet Results are available now-  Please click here to download a PDF containing all the results. You can...

Photos from the 2019 National Trap...

02 April 2019

Luke Luckhoff has kindly shared his photos from the event in a Google Photo album we can all view. To...

2018 ACTA Annual Report

01 April 2019

The 2018 ACTA Annual Report has been released.    Please click here to download a copy.

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