Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Hundreds to Attend JROTC Air Rifle Regional Event in Chandler

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) invites the public to explore the exciting and fast-growing world of air rifle competition Feb. 7-9, 2019, as hundreds of coaches, competitors and spectators take part in the 2019 JROTC Regional Air Rifle Championships, held at the Rawhide Event Center. [caption id="attachment_20900" align="aligncenter" width="604"]...
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Sign Up Now for 2019 CMP Summer Junior Air Rifle Camps

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer  Registration for the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 2019 Air Rifle Summer Camp lineup is now officially open. Running from June to August, the vigorous 9-week schedule includes a mix of camps and clinics formatted to train high-school age (9-12 grade) junior athletes on intermediate and advanced air rifle marksmanship skills through...
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Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Electronic Targets at Camp Perry

By Ashely Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has released its 2019 schedule for Petrarca Range on the grounds of Camp Perry – a public gun range which features electronic targets designed to withstand both rifle and pistol firing. [embed]https://youtu.be/iA4bstgbyZY[/embed] The range will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m. - 5...
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CMP Releases 2019 Competition Rules

By Gary Anderson, DCM Emeritus CMP Competition Rulebooks that will govern all CMP sponsored and sanctioned competitions in 2019 have now been approved by the CMP Board’s Rules Committee and posted on the CMP website. Significant changes in this year’s rulebooks include dividing the former Service Rifle and Pistol Rulebook into two separate rulebooks, the establishment...
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