Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Minnesota Fires 2014 Prone Smallbore State Championship

By James Evenson, Minneapolis Rifle Club The 2014 Prone Smallbore State Championship results are in the books. The last smallbore prone match of the year on the Minneapolis Rifle Club's (MRC) schedule was held August 23 and 24 at the Bob VanJean Small Bore facility at MRC.  It turned out to be a great event with...
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Virginia Juniors Make Challenging Transition From Air Rifle to Highpower

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer For a group of juniors from Virginia, a routine outing left them thinking outside of the box, or rather, outside of the air range. With open minds and a fearless leader, they stepped outside and into the unknown – the domain of highpower. [caption id="attachment_6393" align="alignnone" width="300"] Left to right:Back row: Andrew...
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CMP Encourages All to Attend Open Public Shooting Nights

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Public shooting is now open at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) world-class air gun facilities in Camp Perry, OH, and Anniston, AL. All ages and genders are welcome and urged to take a “shot” at the rousing world of shooting from our safe and fun indoor ranges. The Gary Anderson CMP Competition...
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2014-2016 THREE-POSITION AIR RIFLE RULES

By, Gary Anderson, Director Emeritus The 10th edition 2014-2016 National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules, with an effective date of 1 September 2014, has just been released. The National Three-Position Air Rifle Council, the governing body for almost all three-position air rifle competitions in the USA, issues new “National Standard Rules” every two years. Council members...
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