Registration for the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 2023 National Trophy Pistol and Rifle Matches is officially open! The annual event, held at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Base since 1907, is conducted by a partnership between the CMP and Ohio National Guard and showcases a variety of indoor and outdoor events. Both adult and junior athletes are welcome to participate in this century-old tradition.
CMP regularly receives letters and emails from our club leaders. Here’s a letter from a Girl Scout Program Officer which explains his journey on adding a rifle camp to the Girl Scout camp program. We are sharing this article as a resource for other leaders. If your club needs assistance to start or expand their marksmanship programs, please contact the CMP at email@example.com.
Dedicated to marksmanship training, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) created a group at Camp Perry designed to introduce youth to the sport of air rifle – the Junior Rifle Club.
For those looking for an entertaining night out with friends, family or maybe even on your own, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has created a lineup of exciting air gun events for everyone to enjoy – all set at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Ohio and the Judith Legerski CMP Competition Center in Alabama. Whether an expert marksman or someone who’s never tried the sport before, we have a spot for you on the firing line.
Those looking for junior athlete learning opportunities in air and smallbore rifle should seek the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) esteemed Junior Rifle Camps – set to be held around the country in 2023. Each year, the CMP hosts a series of hands-on, informative Junior Rifle Camps for high school age students and coaches during the […]
On Nov. 18-19, 2022, 112 air rifle athletes from Anchorage, Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks, Alaska, participated in the 2022 Jordyn Durr Memorial CMP Cup Match. Cadet Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordyn Durr was tragically killed by a drunk driver while walking home on Aug. 9, 2013. She was a member of Robert Service High School’s […]
Katrina Demerle, 17, of Hamilton, Ohio, has earned the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Distinguished Air Rifle Badge #1. The latest addition to the CMP’s Distinguished Badge Program was introduced in early 2022. The Distinguished Badge Program awards marksmen and women who produce consistent scores at qualifying events where they may earn the Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) points […]
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is gearing up to host the 2022-2023 JROTC Three-Position Postal Competition, with registration beginning at the end of September. The national event is open to all high school junior cadets in Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force JROTC programs who are interested in competing with other young athletes from […]
Each year, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) presents a series of hands-on, informative camps for junior air rifle and smallbore rifle athletes. Running from May to August, the CMP Junior Rifle Camps allow high-school age students to receive valuable lessons on intermediate and advanced marksmanship skills through various exercises and demonstrations. This summer, the CMP […]
The 2022 National Air Gun events, held as part of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Matches, welcomed over 580 air rifle and air pistol entries throughout July and August. The events are held within the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center, located on the grounds of the historic Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility, and […]