National Trophy Pistol Matches

Civilian Marksmanship ProgramNational MatchesNational Trophy Pistol Matches

July 9 – 16, 2023 — Camp Perry, Port Clinton, Ohio

In 2023, the CMP Pistol Matches at Camp Perry will include the Pistol Small Arms Firing School & M9 EIC Match, the Pistol Warm-Up Match, the Pistol 2700 Aggregate, Team Matches, Glock Matches, Revolver Match, the CMP National Trophy Pistol Matches, Industry Day at the Range, CMP Pistol Games and Oliver Hazard Perry Pop-Up Target Match.

The first trophy awarded was the General Custer Trophy that annually goes to the National Trophy Individual Pistol Champion. The Custer Trophy was first contested in 1904. The Gold Cup National Trophy Team Trophy was initially awarded in 1920. Today, the National Trophy Pistol Matches provide pistol national championship competitions that preserve the finest traditions of military marksmanship in the United States. A total of 26 different National Trophies are now awarded during the National Trophy Pistol Matches.  

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The CMP will post National Trophy Pistol scores fired during the day on the Internet just as soon as scorecards come in. Tell your shooting club, team members and family members that they also can watch National Match results on the CMP web site at

National Matches Air Gun Events

The National Matches Air Gun Matches will take place throughout the National Matches, at the CMP Marksmanship Center with its 80-point electronic target equipped range. Daily air gun matches programs will feature 30-shot pistol matches each day. A regular squadded National Matches Air Pistol Championship with a 60 shot course of fire may be fired on a date of each competitor’s choice. Check the National Matches Air Gun Events program for firing times. National Matches pistol competitors are encouraged to bring their air pistols to Camp Perry and to plan to compete in the daily re-entry matches and the 60-shot National Matches Air Pistol Championship.


National Trophy Team Individual Awards

  • Military Police Corps Trophy: Presented to the high scoring individual in the National Trophy Pistol Team Match.
  • General Mellon Trophy: Presented to the high scoring Army competitor in the National Trophy Pistol Team Match.
  • General Carl Spaatz Trophy: Presented to the highest scoring individual Air Force competitor in the National Trophy Pistol Team Match.
  • Elihu Root Gold Medals: The Four Highest Scoring Individual Civilian Competitors in the National Trophy Pistol Team Match. The Captain and Coach of the highest-scoring civilian National Trophy Team also are recognized as members of the team.  

NTI-NTT Individual Aggregate Awards

President Individual Awards: A High Woman and High Senior plaque will be awarded.

President’s-NTI Aggregate

Top Glock Awards: Awarded to the top competitor using a Glock in the President’s Pistol Match.

Junior Award Plaques: Awarded to the top three juniors in the President’s Pistol Match and National Trophy Individual Pistol Matches and the top three junior teams in the National Trophy Team Pistol Match.

For more information on the National Trophy Pistol Matches, contact CMP Competitions at (419) 635-2141, ext. 724 & 714 or email [email protected].


While CMP policy prohibits endorsement of any company product or service, we would like to recognize the following companies that will award their own separate products to the top shooters of the National Trophy Pistol Matches.

CLICK HERE to view our 2022 National Trophy Pistol Sponsors.

To become a sponsor, please fill out the CMP Matches Award Sponsorship form.
Companies may also download the CMP T-Shirt Sponsorship Form.