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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 Phone 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. Visit for more information.

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 17 September, 8 October and 19 November 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. For more information, please visit

National Match Air Rifle is a new shooting discipline with something to offer all rifle shooters—NMAR offers three competition classes with real challenges for shooters of all ages and competitive interests. The CMP will hold Monthly NMAR matches at the CMP Marksmanship Centers. Please visit
NMAR.htm for more information.


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Daleville’s Katlyn Bass Establishes Six National Records in Her Coach’s Final Event at Gary Anderson Invitational in Anniston

ANNISTON, ALABAMA & CAMP PERRY, OHIO – Katlyn Bass, 16, of Daleville High School Army JROTC, Alabama, established six new sporter air rifle records at the 2011 Gary Anderson Invitational three-position air rifle championship on 9 &10 December. Bass fired her record scores in Anniston against regional competitors while dozens of others from northern regions participated simultaneously at CMP’s Ohio facility at Camp Perry.

CMP Master Instructor Training Courses
How You Can Become a Master Instructor

CMP-Sanctioned Rifle Clinics are one of the most effective ways for shooting clubs to recruit and train new shooters. To do this successfully, clinics must provide high quality instruction and safe range firing experiences. A well-run rifle clinic will get new shooters off to a great start and increase the likelihood that they will return for more shooting and even become active club members.

U.S. Olympic Hopefuls Take First Step Toward London Games at USA Shooting Airgun Team Trials at CMP South

ANNISTON, ALABAMA – More than 200 air rifle and air pistol shooters assembled at the CMP South Marksmanship Center on Saturday and Sunday, 3-4 December in hopes of getting their names on the short list for the 2012 U.S. Olympic 10-meter airgun teams for men and women. The USA Shooting event was the first of a two-part series of contests that will determine who will be selected to represent the U.S. in the 2012 Summer Games in London, England in July and August.

Shooters Enjoy Competition and Camaraderie at Western Games

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Many shooters representing the desert southwest, other parts of the U.S. and one from across the pond, William Ellis of Slough, England, enjoyed the sights and sounds of the 2011 CMP Western Games in October. The folks of the Arizona Department of Game and Fish who operate Ben Avery Shooting Facility provided outstanding facilities and service to the CMP and participants.

Pride of Scotland, McIntosh, Wins Junior Air Rifle Title at Dixie Double USA Shooting’s Morrill Wins Open Class

ANNISTON, ALABAMA – Jennifer McIntosh, 20, of Aberdeen, Scotland, and member of the Great Britain air rifle shooting team, was the high aggregate junior competitor in the third annual Dixie Double. The 60-shot X2 international match was fired at the CMP South Marksmanship Center on Saturday and Sunday, 5-6 November. McIntosh fired an aggregate score of 1394.6 to lead the juniors and finished third in the open category.

Civilian Marksmanship Program Announces New Youth-Oriented Grant Program for CMP-Affiliated Groups

CAMP PERRY, OHIO - The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is pleased to announce the availability of financial assistance grants to CMP-affiliated groups benefitting youth marksmanship projects, activities and events.

CMP Expands Scholarship Offerings to Graduating High School Seniors for the 2011-2012 Scholastic Year

CAMP PERRY, OHIO - The Civilian Marksmanship Program is pleased to announce it has expanded the eligibility for its $1,000 annual college scholarship program to all graduating high school seniors who participate in rifle or pistol marksmanship competitions.

Competitors Enjoy Camaraderie, Ben Avery Hospitality and Arizona Sun at 2011 CMP Western Games

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Some of the West’s best vintage rifle shooters gathered at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility just north of Arizona’s largest city for four days of competition using old school military rifles. The matches attracted shooters from other parts of the country as well and one from as far away as the British Isles.

Terrell Rifle and Pistol Club hosts Texas State Garand Championship

The 2011 Texas State Garand Championship has come to a close and as the ranges go quiet, all the shots counted and the results recorded I’d like to review the weekend for those that participated or for those that missed out on what was the last state match for the year in Texas.

Magruder Hospital and CMP Partner for a Unique Fundraiser

Magruder Hospital and the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) have teamed up to put on the 1st Annual Charity Shoot on Saturday, November 12th at the CMP Marksmanship Center building 5042 at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Ohio. All proceeds will benefit Magruder Hospital.

2011 Coaches College and Conference

USA Shooting will host the 2011 Coach College (November 12-17) and Coaches Conference (November 18-20) for continuing education of our coaches and program leaders at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

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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
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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