Watch The Junior Olympic Nationals Live On The Internet

Watch The Junior Olympic Nationals Live On The Internet

Civilian Marksmanship Program
Civilian Marksmanship Program

Camp Perry, Ohio – -( Competition in the National Junior Olympic Three-Position Air Rifle Preci­sion Class Championship will conclude today at the Camp Perry (Ohio) Marksmanship Training Center. Three relays of 3×20 three-position com­petition will take place with start times of 8:00 AM EDT, 11:00 AM EDT and 2:00 PM EDT. The final round for the top eight individual competitors starts at 5:15 PM EDT. What is especially exciting about this national junior championship is that no matter where you are, you can watch the shots and scores of any individual shooter you choose to follow live on the Internet while they are shooting.

To make it to the National Junior Olympic Championship, school-age juniors had to qualify in State Junior Olympic competi­tions where the top teams and individuals advance to the Junior Olympic Nationals. The national event is taking place on the CMP’s new electronic-target equipped air gun range at Camp Perry. 231 shooters and 43 teams are now at Camp Perry for the two days of competition that end today.

231 juniors and 43 teams that qualified to repre­sent their states in state championships are competing today at the Camp Perry, Ohio, air gun range for National Junior Olympic Three-Position Air Rifle titles. You can watch this match live on your computer.

If you know shooters who are competing in the Junior Olympic Nationals and want to see how they are doing or if you just want to see what it is like to watch a great shooting competition on the Internet, go to the CMP homepage at In the top center of the page, click on the “National Junior Olympic 3PAR Championship Results” icon. That will open the results page for the championship. When a relay of shooters is on the firing line, the names of everyone who is competing at that time are displayed in red at the top of the page. Click on one of the names and a live display of that person’s target will pop up on your computer screen. The last shot fired displays in red. Previous shots display in green.

Going into the second day of competition, Denise Martin from Chewelah, Washington is lead­ing the individual competition with a 595. However, Cody En­ders from Dauphin, Pennsyl­vania and Daniel Hermsmeier from Flourissant, Missouri are only two points behind with 593s. 14 other shooters are within five points of the leaders and still have a chance to make the eight-person cut for the final that determines individual medalists.

15-year-old Denise Martin from Washington State leads the Junior Olympic nationals at the half-way point.

At least Five teams, Sutter Union High School from California and St. Louis University High School are leading the race for the Scholastic Team Cham­pionship and the Tatanka Trophy, but teams from New Mexico, Alaska, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Nevada still have opportunities to win. Lin­coln Rifle Club from California and DePere Sportsman’s Club from Wiscon­sin are leading the Club Team competition, but teams from Georgia, Penn­sylvania, Alaska and Virginia still have a chance at the half-way point to win that competition.

If you want to watch the best junior rifle shooters in the country in action as they fight for national championship honors, go to the CMP web site at, then click on the Junior Olympic icon and select the names of the shooters you want to watch. Scroll on down the page to see current, ranked results lists.

The Sporter Class National Junior Olympic Three-Position Air Rifle Cham­pionship will continue at Camp Perry on the 8th and 9th of July. Mark your calendar to watch those competitions too.

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is a national organization dedicated to training and educating U. S. citizens in responsible uses of firearms and airguns through gun safety training, marksmanship training and competitions. The CMP is a federally chartered 501 (c) (3) corporation that places its highest priority on serving youth through gun safety and marksmanship activities that encourage personal growth and build life skills. Links on this page will lead you to more detailed information about the CMP and its programs.