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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
MarksmanshipCenters.htm for additional information.


CMP iPhone App - CMP is the official app for keeping score at Civilian Marksmanship Program sponsored shooting events. It features an easy to use interface that allows for quick recording of your score after each string. The CMP app calculates your shooting percentages automatically to let you know how you are doing throughout the event. You can also enter notes and record conditions so that you have a permanent record of details of each event.  This application is sponsored and endorsed by the Civilian Marksmanship Program and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this software are donated to the CMP.  The CMP app is designed for both the iPhone and iPad.  This application is sponsored and endorsed by the Civilian Marksmanship Program and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this software are donated to the CMP.  Visit
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2010-2011 JROTC Air Rifle Postal Competition Now Open for Registration.  The 2010-2011 JROTC three-position air rifle competition program starts in September with Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force postal competitions. All JROTC units that offer rifle marksmanship training for their cadets are encouraged to shoot in these popular matches. Indeed, a major objective this year is to increase participation by JROTC units and individual cadets. All firers in the open postal competitions will fire a 3x10 air rifle course of fire. The deadline to enter the JROTC Postal Competition is 12 November.  Visit for additional information and on-line registration.

CMP North Store Celebrates Appreciation Day and Open House on 2 October - CAMP PERRY, OHIO – Plan to join us at the CMP North store for our Customer Appreciation Day and Open House with complimentary coffee and donuts in the morning and hot dogs and chips in the afternoon on Saturday, 2 October. The store opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m.

2010 Western CMP Games and Creedmoor Cup Matches Ready for Entries.  It’s time to think about highpower rifle shooting - “Western Style” at the 2010 Western CMP Games and Creedmoor Cup Matches at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility North of Phoenix, Arizona, on 16-24 October. Registration for the 2010 Western CMP Games and Creedmoor Cup Match is now open. The CMP and Creedmoor Sports of Oceanside, California, together with the Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association, will host the matches and festivities. Sign up today and plan to be a part of this exciting event! Visit
WesternGames.htm  to read the complete Match Program and register online.

Air Rifle and Air Pistol Marksmanship Competitions - Camp Perry, Ohio and Anniston, Alabama.  The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) invites you and your club rifle team to participate in the CMP’s Monthly Matches. The matches will take place on the above dates at the CMP’s Marksmanship Centers North and South. The competitions will feature a Junior Air Rifle 3x20, 60 Shots Air Rifle Standing, 60 Shots Air Pistol, a 20 shot Novice Prone stage a National Match Air Rifle 20 Shot Standing, Garand Course and 3x20 events.  Monthly Match Dates are 16 October and 20 November.  Visit
MarksmanshipCenters.htm to view the CMP Monthly Match Program or to register for the Match. 

 Dixie Double, Anniston, AL.  The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) invites you to participate in its second annual Anniston Marksmanship Center Dixie Double. This match offers 60-shot international air rifle standing and 60-shot air pistol events for open men and women and junior men and women. USA Shooting is sanctioning this match as a PSA/PSI match sanctions; it is also sanctioned as a PTO.  Members of the National Rifle and Pistol Teams will attend.  National Rifle Coach David Johnson will present a coaching clinic for all interested persons on Saturday afternoon, 13 November.  The match is a two-day event where competitors will fire one 60-shot event on each of two days, 13 & 14 November 2010.   Visit
DixieDouble.htm for additional information.

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Targets Now Available as JROTC Postal Season Opens

By Steve Cooper, CMP Writer

CAMP PERRY, OHIO – If you have aspirations of becoming the next individual or team JROTC Service Champion and possibly a National Champion, your preparation period begins now as fellow Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force JROTC Cadets across the country begin preparations to compete in the 2010-2011 Air Rifle Postal Competitions.
The CMP's Competition Tracker will allow JROTC instructors to register their teams and order targets. Once competition begins, shooters’ friends and families can track results.

Once again CMP will be using Competition Tracker for JROTC instructors to register teams and order targets for Postal competition. Once registered, each cadet will receive three targets and instructions for firing the three position match on their home ranges. These targets will be specially marked by the CMP with the cadet’s information that will assist in the speedy scoring of these targets once they are returned.

Like last year, CMP staff members will be using the Orion Visual Image Scoring system to verify and score targets. The targets will be scanned and digitally scored using the computer program. Scores from the Postals will be displayed on the CMP’s Competition Tracker results page so teams can see the results progress throughout the Postal season.
CMP staff members will verify all targets after they are scored electronically by the Orion visual imaging scoring system.

Links to register for the Postals, as well as links to the Match Programs can be found at

There are a few important dates for the Postals. From now until 12 November entries will be accepted. Once target sets are sent out to units, targets can be fired at any time, but must be postmarked by 24 November and received by 3 December to be included in this year’s results. Although scores will be posted online as they are scored, results become final on 10 December.
The winner of the 2009-2010 National JROTC precision team championship was Siegel High School Army JROTC of Tennessee who fired a team aggregate score of 4633 – 280.

These Postal matches provide JROTC units from across the country the opportunity to participate in a national level competition as well as to qualify the teams and individuals for their respective Service Championships. This year’s Service Championships will be held at both CMP North and South Competition Centers at Camp Perry, Port Clinton, Ohio and Anniston, Alabama.
Thomas Wheeless, left, Marine Corps JROTC, captured the individual sporter air rifle championship with an aggregate score of 1199.1-39 and Richard Calvin, a member of the Siegel HS Army JROTC national championship team also won the individual title with an aggregate score of 1282-87.

Both ranges are equipped with 80 electronic targets that display instant results of the competition. The results will also be posted live for online viewing. The Navy JROTC Service Championship will be held 10-12 February in Anniston. The Army and Air Force JROTC Service Championships will be fired concurrently 17-19 February at Camp Perry and Anniston. The Marine Corps JROTC Service Championship information is yet to be determined.
The winner of the 2009-2010 National JROTC sporter team championship was Ozark High School Army JROTC of Missouri who compiled a winning aggregate score of 4376-151.

The Service Championships will determine the top teams and individuals that will represent their service at the National JROTC Air Rifle Championship. Like last year, the CMP will host this event 24-26 March at the CMP Competition Center South. The range features electronic targets and live viewing of results, as well as spacious areas for competitors and spectators.

Scores will continue to be updated as received and scored. Find results at and click on “Air Rifle.” If you have entry questions regarding the JROTC Air Rifle Postals, contact Vicki Donoho at or (419) 635-2141, ext. 1102.


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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
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1401 Commerce Blvd
Anniston, Alabama 36207
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