Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

CMP Clinics offer Top Notch Marksmanship Training at 2018 National Matches

By Serena Juchnowski, Feature Writer Before the firing of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Trophy events, the National Matches schedule offers training clinics for all levels of shooters to receive personalized help and information. [caption id="attachment_19508" align="alignright" width="300"] Reilly Sutton of Washington state fires from the standing position during the live fire portion of the clinic.[/caption] For...
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2018 CMP Cup 1000 Aggregate and Team Matches

By Serena Juchnowski, Feature Writer The 2018 Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Cup Matches, a series of rifle competitions, boomed this year as it claimed a new spot on the annual National Trophy Rifle Matches schedule, boasting 44 teams and 267 competitors during its July 23 through July 25 run. [caption id="attachment_19497" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Competitors fire slow-fire standing...
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2018 Small Arms Firing School

By Serena Juchnowski, Feature Writer Every year, the rifle Small Arms Firing School provides one of the greatest opportunities to learn a variety of marksmanship essentials for those new to the sport as well as those more experienced. The course is part of the National Trophy Matches, held annually during the summer months at the Camp...
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Green Marks Perfect Score During 2018 National Trophy Rifle President’s 100 Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – “Ain’t nothin’ gonna stop Brandon Green,” said one spectator after the President’s 100 Shootoff rifle match, smiling and shaking his head in disbelief. And, he was just about right. [caption id="attachment_19477" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Brandon Green became the first competitor in history to clean the President’s Rifle Match course.[/caption] The...
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