Posted By admin on March 27, 2011
Five new articles are posted on The First Shot On-Line, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) electronic newsletter. Check The First Shot front page at http://www.odcmp.org/0311/
default.asp to see summaries of all recent articles with links to the full articles. The First Shot On-Line front page also displays upcoming events and a link to the popular CMP Forum. The latest articles posted are described below.
CMP Enhances Internet Site With New and Improved Navigation and Content - CAMP PERRY, OHIO – The Civilian Marksmanship Program has introduced a new patriotic look to its Internet site (http://www.odcmp.com) featuring improved navigation and expanded content to serve a growing population of competitors, marksmanship instructors and devotees of the CMPs programs and sales activities. More Details
2011 CMP Competition Rules Now Available, New Vintage Sniper Rifle Team Match Introduced - The 2011 15th edition of the CMP Competition Rules is now available. The CMP is the national governing body for Service Rifle, Service Pistol and CMP Games shooting events and the CMP Competition Rules is the official rulebook for these events that are a popular and important part of the national competitive shooting scene. The new rulebook is posted on the CMP website at http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/Rulebook.pdf.
Lots of Excitement for Veteran and New Pistol and Rifle Shooters at the 2011 Eastern CMP Games & Creedmoor Cup Matches - CAMP BUTNER, NORTH CAROLINA – All interested pistol and rifle shooters, new or experienced, recreation-oriented or national championship contenders, are invited to participate in the unique, national-level competitions at the Fifth Annual Eastern CMP Games & Creedmoor Cup Matches at Camp Butner, North Carolina from 7-15 May. The CMP Games Matches are ideal events for shooters who have little previous competition experience but are looking for an opportunity to participate in a friendly, instructive and rewarding national competition event. It’s also a great opportunity for veteran shooters to polish their game and reach out to others new to the sport. More Details
With Winter at Camp Perry Beginning to Fade, It’s Time to Put the National Matches on Your Calendar - CAMP PERRY, OHIO – While March is always unpredictable, we’re hoping the final blows of winter are behind us on the shores of Lake Erie. The First Shot Ceremony for the National Matches and CMP National Trophy and Games Matches is roughly 120 days away, so mark your calendar and begin planning your summer shooting activities. If you’re new to the National Matches, you may be interested in the following information about the summer event and some things to discover while you’re here. More Details
Schadler and Mitchell Crowned Top Individual Shooters in 2011 Air Force JROTC Service Championships - ANNISTON, ALABAMA – Cordelia Schadler, 15, of Battle Ground High School, Washington, won the 2011 Air Force JROTC precision air rifle service championship and Katelynn Mitchell, 17, of Western Hills High School, Texas, earned the gold medal in the sporter air rifle division here on 25-26 February.