After receiving many suggestions on how best to fill our recently-added competition week at the end of the National Matches in August, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has created…..
Experienced rifle instructors who would like to receive advanced training are strongly encouraged to become a Civilian Marksmanship Program Master Instructors…
The CMP offers $1,000 one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or pistol marksmanship participation to current high school seniors.
After months of careful preparation, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) proudly introduces a new installment to its popular travel games – the New England CMP Games, to be held September…..
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is proud to announce that three of its staff members – James Hall, Chance Cover and Elijah Ellis – will be traveling to Bangkok, Thailand, to compete in…..
Greg Drummond, one of the many talented employees at Talladega Marksmanship Park, performed a phenomenal feat in the Main Event at this year’s National Sporting Clays Association’s (NSCA)…..
Unusually warm and inviting weather blanketed the competitors on the firing lines of Talladega Marksmanship Park as the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Inaugural Talladega 600 was fired…..
2016 rulebooks for CMP-governed Service Rifle, Pistol and CMP Games shooting events have just been released.
A total of 7,483 young marksmen participated in the 2015-2016 JROTC Postal match, with the top shooters and teams in each branch earning an invitation to the JROTC Regional Service…..
The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 10th annual Camp Perry Open is set to fire on Jan. 15-17, 2016, at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Ohio.
Justin Kleinhans, 16, of Black Swamp Jr. Rifle in Ohio, was the overall winner in the precision category at the 2015 Gary Anderson Invitational (GAI).
The familiar name, M1 Garand, is from the inventor John Garand, who spent a 34-year career designing & improving semi-automatic military rifles at the Springfield Armory…
Rhiann Travis, 16, of Springtown, TX, was the High Junior and Overall Open Rifle winner during the seventh annual Dixie Double – held Nov. 20-22 at the CMP South Competition Center.
Garands, carbines, bayonets, scopes and even small rifle parts are put to auction and sold to the most persistent bidder…
Section 1087 authorizes transfer to the Civilian Marksmanship Program of surplus M1911 and M1911A1 .45 ACP pistols for sale to the public…
The National Defense Authorization Act signed by President Obama, contains a section to allow the sale of surplus pistols to public…
The upcoming National Defense Authorization Act that passed committee includes a plan to transfer the U.S. Army’s remaining stock of .45 ACP 1911A1 pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program.
The 2015 CMP competition rules featured a bold new plan to modernize CMP pistol rules.
Come be a part of Open Public Shooting at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) world-class air gun facilities in Camp Perry, Ohio, and Anniston, Ala.
On Oct. 2, 2015, freshman students from local schools were bussed to the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry to take part in the second annual Ottawa County Career Showcase.
Junior air rifle marksmen are invited to participate in one of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) most popular events of the year.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is thrilled to announce the completion of plans on the next big southern event – the Talladega 600.
The 7th Annual Dixie Double Air Rifle and Pistol Competition will be fired Nov. 20-22 at the world-class CMP South Range in Anniston, Ala.
Mark Stout II, 17, of Waterford, Mich., is an accomplished young man. As a senior at Clarkston High School in Michigan, his peers know him as the astute scholar – a 4.0 GPA and a member of the…..
Year after year, competitors flock to the ranges of Camp Perry to take part in the National Trophy Rifle Matches & National CMP Games Events.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will be holding the final three Monthly Matches during Fall 2015.
As part of our mission, the CMP is dedicated to teaching youth the fundamentals of marksmanship and gun safety.
SSG Kristoffer Friend, 29, of the U.S. Army Reserve, earned the prestigious President’s Rifle Trophy after firing a finals score of 97-5x during the President’s 100 Match Shoot Off at the 2015…..
Henry Donaldson, 58, of Gainesville, AL, was the winner of the one shot match during the Talladega Dedication day on June 5, 2015, at CMP’s new Talladega Marksmanship Park.
On August 1, the National Rimfire Sporter Match was held on a hot, sunny day to a group of over 300 competitors. With last year’s event cancelled due to weather, competitors were eager this year…..
The Top 20 competitors of the AiR 15 Challenge met on the firing line at the world-class facilities of the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center for a Shoulder-to-Shoulder shoot-off and a chance to…
Victor Betzold, 60, of Bel Air, MD, left the 2015 National Matches with more than just memories – he also left with a trunk full of plaques and donated rifle supplies after placing or firing a…..
Winning the Vintage Sniper Team Match at the 2015 National Matches was team “Double D” – consisting of Douglas Armstrong, 55, of Lexington, NC, and Glendale “Don” Rutherford, 63, of Tallapoosa, GA.
One of the most popular events of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Rifle Matches is always the Rimfire Sporter Match, fired this year on August 1 at Camp Perry.
A total of 443 entered this year’s Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) – held in Camp Perry’s historic Hough Theater and Viale Range during the 2015 National Trophy Rifle Matches.
SSG Lawrence Cleveland, 30, of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), fired the overall winning score of 294-7x in the National Trophy Individual (NTI) Match at the 2015 National Trophy Pistol Matches.
Though only a few National Trophy Pistol matches have been fired, this season has already proven to be one to remember – especially for two talented brothers and worthy opponents.
SGT Ryan Franks, 27, of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), is new to the world of competitive shooting – but that didn’t stop him from becoming the overall winner of the prestigious President’s…..
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is thrilled to once again welcome eager competitors to the Rifle Phase of the National Trophy Matches, held July 15-28, 2015, at the world-famous Camp Perry…
To Our National Matches partners – the NRA and to members of the shooting sports community, we wish to take this opportunity to clear the air on a news story that ran in the Cleveland Plain Dealer…