Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

CMP Air Rifle Postal Competition Registration Open

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Registration for the CMP National Postal Championship is now open for any junior shooter involved in 4H, Scouts, American Legion, club or JROTC air rifle programs. The competition is designed for those juniors interested in testing their three-position skills against some of the top shooters in the country, from the convenience...
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CMP Participates in Inaugural Ohio Day at the Range

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – On September 27, a crowd of more than 400 paraded the grounds of Camp Perry for a day of recreational and personal discoveries. The inaugural Ohio Day at the Range and Outdoor Adventure Fair welcomed people with disabilities and their families to participate in educational, hands-on opportunities...
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CMP State Directors Gather for Workshop and Island Fun

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) State Directors from around the country met for a weekend of fellowship and fun at the State Director Workshop October 3-4 in the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry. A group of 43 directors attended the weekend. The State Directors of...
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All Students Encouraged to Apply for 2015-2016 $1,000 CMP Scholarships

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will once again award exemplary student-athletes in their future endeavors through its annual scholarship program for the 2015-2016 school year. The CMP offers $1,000 one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or pistol marksmanship affiliation to current high school seniors. CMP received 233...
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