When it comes to marksmanship, Kenlee Ewton, 18, of Soddy Daisy, Tenn., is all in. She’s a regular at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Monthly Matches, an indoor competition series for air rifle and air pistol athletes. The event is held each month at the CMP’s own air gun ranges, the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Ohio and the Judith Legerski CMP Competition Center in Alabama.
Danjela (Jordan) de Jesus, 17, of the Camden County High School Navy JROTC in Georgia is a national champion. At the 2023 JROTC National Three-Position Championship, she not only led the precision air rifle class but finished a perfect run – attaining the leading scores in all three phases of the competition series.
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.
The results are in for the 2022-2023 JROTC Three-Position Postal Air Rifle Championship. The competition was facilitated by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), running from September to December. The JROTC Postal Championship is a three-position competition where high school sporter and precision air rifle athletes from across the country fire upon official targets at their […]
The annual process of reviewing and updating CMP competition rulebooks is nearing completion with this announcement and the posting of the 2023 rulebooks on the CMP website at https://thecmp.org/competitions/cmp-competitions-rulebooks/. The CMP competitions program now includes separate disciplines for Service Rifle, Service Pistol, 22 Rimfire Pistol, Service Revolver, As-Issued Military Rifle (Garand, Springfield, Vintage Military Rifle, […]
By Gary Anderson, DCM Emeritus Three-Position Air Rifle (3PAR) shooting is the most popular junior rifle program in the USA. Its massive participation base includes more than 2,000 JROTC high school programs, hundreds of 4-H Shooting Sports clubs and several hundred junior rifle clubs. An estimated 250,000 to 300,000 American youth participate annually in three-position air […]
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is excited to host holiday-themed parties for the public to enjoy within our indoor air gun range – the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center – with fun prizes available for participants! Located on the grounds of Camp Perry near Port Clinton, Ohio, the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center features authentic […]
Registration is now open for the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Three-Position Air Rifle Postal Championship. The annual, national-level competition is designed for junior athletes involved in 4-H, Scouts, American Legion, Club or JROTC sporter and precision air rifle programs. Firing in the CMP’s Postal Championships not only promotes growth and experience in competition at a […]
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) would like to welcome new Rhode Island State Director, COL David Wood. The CMP appoints State Directors to oversee marksmanship programs in each of the 50 states. The mission of the State Directors is to provide leadership, resource and program information, coordination, networking, motivation and publicity for junior shooting within […]
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 […]