Ohio Governor Ted Strickland Officially Opened the 2010 National Matches at Camp Perry
Port Clinton, Ohio –-(Ammoland.com)- Ohio Governor Ted Strickland Officially Opened the 2010 National Matches this evening at Camp Perry, Port Clinton, Ohio.
The U.S. Congress and President Theodore Roosevelt founded the National Matches in 1903 to foster national defense preparation through marksmanship competition.
The National Matches consist of the National Trophy Rifle and Pistol Matches and Small Arms Firing Schools, which are mandated by federal law and governed by the CMP, and the NRA National Rifle and Pistol Championships, which are conducted by the NRA in conjunction with the National Matches. Overall, the National Matches bring over 6,000 competitors, volunteers, vendors and family members to Camp Perry each summer.
Come out and visit Camp Perry during the National Matches this year! All events are open to the public.
2010 CMP National Trophy Matches Events:
- 13 July Warm-Up Pistol Match
- 18 July National Trophy Pistol Matches
- 25 July National Rimfire Sporter Match
- 30 July – 1 August Rifle Small Arms Firing School
- 2-6 August National Trophy Rifle Matches
- 5-7 August CMP Games Rifle Matches
- 2010 NRA Rifle and Pistol Championships:
- 13-17 July NRA National Pistol Championships
- 21-29 July NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships
- 8-18 August NRA National Highpower Rifle Championships
For more information on the National Matches, visit http://www.odcmp.com/NationalMatches.htm or call (419) 635-2141.
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. Visit: www.odcmp.com