CMP Smallbore Postal Program

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February – May 2022

Back by popular demand, the CMP is excited to conduct the 2nd Annual CMP Smallbore Postal Competition. Teams and Individual athletes may now register for the Postal on CMP’s Club and Competition Tracker.  


  • 3-Position (3×20, Kneeling, Prone, Standing) – USA 50 Foot Target
  • Prone (60 Shots – Sling and F-Class) – USA 50 Foot Target 

Important Dates

16 February 2022Online Registration Begins
4 April 2022Online Registration Ends
6 May 2022Targets must be received by CMP
10 May 2022Preliminary Results Posted
13 May 2022Results Final


2022 CMP Smallbore Rifle Competition Rules


This competition is open to Juniors and Adults. See Eligibility Rule 3.0.


The cost for each competitor is $5.00 per event. Payment must be received before targets are mailed. 

Firing Procedures and Scoring 

All firing and time limits must be conducted in accordance to the 2022 CMP Smallbore Competition Rules (Rule 6.4). Time limits for the 60 Shot Prone match will be 60 Minutes (20 Minutes per 20 shot string). Scoring will be done using the Orion Scoring System. Individuals and Clubs with Orion may scan and score their own targets, but must submit their targets electronically to the Civilian Marksmanship Program. You can find the instructions for submitting targets electronically by going to the Firing Instructions, found on the CMP Smallbore Page.

Targets for the Prone competition will be scored and ranked in decimal sum.


Results for the competition will be posted as CMP receives targets.  Preliminary results will be posted on 10 May and Final Results will be posted on 13 May.

For questions, contact Brad Donoho at [email protected].