Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Numerous National Records Set During 2018 National Matches Games Events

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer   CAMP PERRY, Ohio – A pack of record-setters emerged during the 2018 National Matches Games events in August. The John C. Garand Match alone saw new overall, junior and senior records, while the Vintage Military Match also established new scores in the junior and senior categories. The Games are facilitated by...
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2018-2020 Three-Position Air Rifle Rules Released

By Gary Anderson, DCM Emeritus Three-Position Air Rifle shooting is the most popular junior rifle program in the USA. Its massive participation base includes more than 2,000 JROTC high school programs, hundreds of 4-H Shooting Sports clubs and several hundred junior rifle clubs. An estimated 250,000 to 300,000 youth participate annually in three-position air rifle programs,...
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CMP Vintage/Modern Military Rifle Event Set for November at Camp Perry

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Those looking for a place to fire in recreational rifle competition during the fall will have a chance on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) hosts an As-Issued M1 Garand, Springfield, Vintage and Modern Military (GSMM) Match on Petrarca Range at Camp Perry....
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CMP Regional SAFS Training Coming to Florida in November

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has extended its reach to those wanting to learn more about rifle marksmanship safety and fundamentals by now offering remote, regional Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) throughout the year. The SAFS program has been a staple event at the Camp Perry National Matches since 1918 – educating...
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