Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Join Us in December at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park

“The Most Advanced Public Marksmanship Facility in the United States”   The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park, a 500-acre facility located two miles from the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, is the most advanced public sport shooting facility in the United States. Electronic targets, located on Ranges 1, 2 & 3 relay scores and reports shots instantly to shooter &...
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Competitors Brave the Cold During November Rifle Matches at Camp Perry

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – On a chilly, yet entertaining weekend in November, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) hosted a Garand/Springfield/Vintage/Modern Military Rifle Match, an 800 Aggregate Match and a Service Rifle EIC event at Camp Perry. Temperatures dipped into the 30s as over 100 entrants filtered through Petrarca and Viale ranges,...
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Air Gun Athletes and Spectators: Gear Up Now for the 2018 Camp Perry Open

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – If it’s almost January, then it’s time again for the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) annual Camp Perry Open – a staple air rifle and air pistol event held in Northwest Ohio for over a decade. Adult and junior athletes of all experience levels are welcome to come...
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USA Shooting Athletes Dominate the Board at 2017 Dixie Double Air Gun Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – Over a beautiful Southern opening weekend of November, Anniston’s Annual Dixie Double air gun competition welcomed a gathering of air rifle and air pistol competitors to the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) South Competition Center. While the sun blanketed warmth on the colorful foliage of the Alabama mountains, competition...
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