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The Civilian Marksmanship Program is dedicated to the respect for and safe handling of firearms, instilling patriotism and discipline in our youth participants.  The CMP provides its constituents with the highest level of instruction in the proper control of firearms by highly-skilled coaches and veteran range safety officers in the classroom, at our ranges and wherever the CMP banner is displayed. 

Upcoming CMP Events:

Tuesday & Thursday Night Open Public Shooting
CMP Marksmanship Centers,
Port Clinton, OH
Anniston, AL

Shooters, including aspiring new shooters are invited to take advantage of a new opportunity to do practice shooting.  Both ranges consist of 80-point, 10-meter air gun range and are fully equipped with electronic targets that accommodate air rifle, air pistol or National Match Air Rifle shooting.  Instruction and equipment are also available.  Visit
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John C. Garand Match Combines History and Fun at 2014 National Trophy Rifle Matches



CAMP PERRY, Ohio – With over 1,000 competitors each year, the John C. Garand Match is arguably the most popular Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Games Match offered during the National Trophy Rifle Match season. Once again this year, marksmen from around the country and the world will meet amongst fellow enthusiasts on July 19, 2014 to fire one of the most historical rifles ever built, for a day of camaraderie and enjoyment.


During the match, competitors must use an “as-issued” U.S. M1 Garand. Those wanting to use a modified Garand will be listed in an Unlimited Garand category. The Course of Fire is designed in a way that allows new and experienced shooters to compete together in a fun and relaxed environment.

The match will be conducted from 200 yards from prone and standing positions. In addition to a 15-minute series and a 10-minute series of shots, a rapid-fire prone series will also be fired in a time period of 80 seconds to test competitors’ speed and accuracy.


For those wanting a deeper look into the event, a Garand-Springfield-Military (GSM) Clinic will be held July 18 (4-6 p.m.), July 19 (9-11 a.m.) and July 20 (9-11 a.m.). The clinic is open to all competitors and will include classroom instruction and demonstrations on topics such as shooting techniques and positioning, scoring, pit pulling and courses of fire.

More information on the John C. Garand Match and other CMP Games Matches can be found at More on the GSM Clinic is listed at

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PROGRAMS:  For marksmanship training, competitions, National Matches, safety information and youth marksmanship.


Camp Perry Program Center
Phone: (419) 635-2141      Fax: (419) 635-2802

Mail & Shipping:
Civilian Marksmanship Program
P.O. Box 576 (mail)
Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg #3 (shipping)
Port Clinton, Ohio 43452
SALES:  For government surplus rifles and ammunition, CMP products and CMP memorabilia. 


Anniston Distribution Center
Phone: (256) 835-8455     Fax:  (256) 835-3527

Mail & Shipping:
Civilian Marksmanship Program
1401 Commerce Blvd
Anniston, Alabama 36207
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