By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer
TALLADEGA, Ala. – If you’re a highpower rifle competitor looking for some real competition practice before the National Matches at Camp Perry in July, or if you’re someone just looking for an excuse to fire your rifle in a fun and competitive setting, read on.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will be hosting a Talladega High Power CMP Cup Match on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama. The event will conclude Sunday, June 24, and will offer three 1,000-Point Aggregate matches, a 2-Person Team match and an EIC Rifle event.
A winner of the 3,000-Point Aggregate will be named at the end of the event, with other notable honors also recognized. Additionally, the Overall Match Rifle and Service Rifle winners will be awarded $0.50 per point of their three-day average, provided there are 10 or more competitors firing in each category.
Competitors must be10 years or older to compete, but all are welcome to visit the Talladega Marksmanship Park. For more information on the High Power CMP Cup Match, including a complete schedule list and travel accommodations, visit the CMP website at http://thecmp.org/competitions/matches/cmp-regional-cup-match/.
Registration and Forms:
To register, visit the CMP Competition Tracker page at https://ct.thecmp.org/app/v1/index.php?do=matchRegistrationListUpcoming or contact the Talladega Marksmanship Park at 256-474-4408 ext. 460 or 461 or [email protected].
Competitors over the age of 18 must complete and sign a notarized copy of the CMP Eligibility Affidavit and Liability Agreement that can be complete prior to arrival or at the Marksmanship Park, where a notary will be available. The agreement can be downloaded and completed online at http://www.theCMP.org/Competitions/Forms/Affidavit.pdf.
Competitors under the age of 18 must also include a Parent Consent Form, which can be found here: http://www.theCMP.org/Competitions/Forms/Jr_Release.pdf.
About the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park:
The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park is a multifaceted and enjoyable destination for firearm supporters of all ages, housing CMP’s own electronic targets and scoring monitors that can only be found at the 500-acre facility. The park is open to the public every week and regularly hosts rifle, pistol and shotgun events all year long.
Off of the firing line, the large Club House holds a fully-stocked Pro Shop that includes an extensive collection of rifles, pistols, ammunition and accessories, provided by the professionals of Creedmoor Sports, Inc. If you’re only visiting as a spectator, television sets, vending machines and comfortable lounge seating is located throughout the Club House to help pass the time.
For more on the Talladega Marksmanship Park, including a look at upcoming matches, visit http://thecmp.org/competitions/talladega-marksmanship-park/.