Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

CMP Clarifies NRA 2020 National Matches Communication

By Steve Cooper, CMP Training & Education Manager CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program wishes to help clarity that the 2020 National Matches pistol, smallbore, rifle and long-range rifle events will all be fired at Camp Perry, Ohio from July 7 through August 8, 2020, with pistol check-in on Monday, July 6. [caption id="attachment_12132" align="aligncenter"...
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Garand Collectors Association Offers Additional Scholarship Funds to CMP Youth Athletes

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Each year, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), an organization dedicated to its commitment to youth programs, offers $1,000, one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or pistol marksmanship participation to current high school seniors. Since 2005, CMP has awarded over $1 million in scholarship prizes. Through these scholarships, the CMP is...
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Dates Announced for CMP’s 2020 Advanced Maintenance Rifle Class Schedule

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Advanced Maintenance Clinics will return in 2020 for those firearm enthusiasts interested in assembling his or her own vintage rifle with the help of hands-on, knowledgeable instructors. The Advanced Maintenance Class (AMC) is a three-day course led by the qualified CMP Custom Shop staff members at...
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