CMP & ORPA Host Highpower Rifle Matches at Camp Perry in June

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

Civilian Marksmanship Program Kongsberg Target System
Civilian Marksmanship Program's Kongsberg Target System

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – -(Ammoland.com)- The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), in collaboration with the Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association (ORPA), will be hosting a weekend of Highpower Rifle Matches in June.

Competition will begin on Saturday, June 23, 2018, with a CMP Cup Series 800 Aggregate event, followed immediately by an EIC (Excellence-In-Competition) match. Firing will begin at 7:00 a.m., with all competition being fired upon CMP’s traveling highpower electronic targets on Viale Range at Camp Perry. The ORPA rifle event will follow on Sunday, June 24, at 8:00 a.m.

Both the 800 Agg and the EIC matches will be presquadded and count towards CMP Classification. Competitors may fire either a Match or Service rifle. Entry fee for the 800 Agg. is $40 for adults and $30 for juniors, while fees for the EIC match are $35 for adults and $25 for juniors. The matches will follow CMP Cup and EIC competition rules, respectively.

Entry fees for the ORPA event will be $70, and competitors must be an active member of the association and an Ohio resident. The ORPA event will be squadded on a first-come basis and will count towards NRA classification, using NRA High Power Rifle Rules.

To register and learn more about these matches, visit the CMP Competition Tracker page at https://ct.thecmp.org/app/v1/index.php?do=match&task=edit&match=17165. Registration for the ORPA match can also be found on the association’s website at www.orpa.net.

For questions regarding the 800 Aggregate or EIC matches, please email Christina Roguski at [email protected] Questions for the ORPA event can be directed to Samantha Henderson at [email protected]

We hope to see you there!

About CMP’s Traveling Electronic Targets:

The electronic targets are powered by Kongsberg Target System (KTS) technology, where the targets determine shot location acoustically and immediately provide the shot value on monitors located beside each shooter on the firing line. The use of KTS technology not only provides fast and accurate response times, but also allows for quicker matches by eliminating the need for pit duty. For info on rules pertaining to electronic targets, visit http://thecmp.org/wp-content/uploads/ESTScoringRules.pdf.

Civilian Marksmanship ProgramThe Civilian Marksmanship Program is a federally chartered 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation. It is dedicated to firearm safety and marksmanship training and to the promotion of marksmanship competition for citizens of the United States. For more information about the CMP and its programs, log onto www.TheCMP.org.

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