Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

| October 26, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer LTC Jerry Lewis, 48, and his son, Josh Lewis, 16, of Fayetteville, GA, both attended and competed in the Talladega D-Day event together. TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), […]

Hemphill Fires Unimaginable Standing Score at 2017 CMP 3P Air Rifle Regionals

| April 18, 2017

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site:  www.TheCMP.org On-Line Newsletter:  http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer In a remarkable performance at the 2017 Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Regional Three-Position Air Rifle Championships, Kristen Hemphill, 17, of TX Hill Country Shooting Club, […]

Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation Scholarship Program

| April 13, 2017

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is proud to announce the 2017 SCTP and SASP Scholarship Program. The scholarship program rewards deserving Scholastic Clay Target Program and Scholastic Action Shooting Program graduating seniors with needed college assistance. Through this program the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation has provided over $200,000 in scholarship funds in the last four […]

Junior Girls Break Same Record During Same Relay at JROTC Regional Match

| March 14, 2017

  By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – Emma Thompson, who has repeatedly set and broke over nine of her own Navy Sporter JROTC National Records during the last few Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) 3×20 air rifle events, did so again on Day 2 of the JROTC Regional Service Championship, held in February. But, […]

Tyssen, Thompson Set Over 10 National Records at 2016 Gary Anderson Invitational

| December 14, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer  CAMP PERRY, Ohio; ANNISTON, Ala. – Shannon Tyssen of Upson Lee High School JROTC in Georgia and Emma Thompson of Freeport High School in Illinois captured the essence of the Gary Anderson Invitational’s namesake (a two-time gold medalist and multi-world record holder) as they shattered 12 collective National Records during […]

Precision Field Shooting Clinics with APO

| November 10, 2016

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Special 2-Gun and 3-Gun Edition

| October 2, 2016

 The 2016 Special Edition is Done! The 2016 Special 2-Gun and 3-Gun Edition is now on the newsstands. Check it out at Walmart! This is packed full of information on 2-Gun sports (NSSF Rimfire Challenge and Long-range Precision Shooting) and 3-Gun (Cowboy Action Shooting and Modern 3-Gun,) With articles on guns, events, and some of […]

I’m a Professional Gunfighter

| August 24, 2015

By: Colby Furniss “Kid Rango” My name is Colby Furniss (AKA Kid Rango). I am eight years old. I live in Boise Idaho, and I am a professional gunfighter. When I was seven years old, I started to watch my grandma (Mustang Anne) and grandpa (Tucson) do cowboy action gun fighting as part of the […]

James Payne, 16, Sets New Records at 2015 National Rimfire Sporter Match

| August 13, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – 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 to get on the firing line and take […]

AiR 15 Challenge Grows Over 100 Entries at 2015 National Match Air Gun Events

| August 4, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio August 3, 2015 – 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 earn prize money. With 100 more entries […]

CMP Hosts Annual National Trophy Rifle and Games Matches in July

| July 16, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site: www.TheCMP.orgOn-Line Newsletter: http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ CMP Hosts Annual National Trophy Rifle and Games Matches in July By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is thrilled to once again welcome eager […]

CMP 3PAR Regionals 2015

| May 7, 2015

Sutton, Hampton Top Performers at CMP 3PAR Regionals By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Sarah Sutton, 17, of Black Swamp Jr. Rifle, OH, remained the leader of the precision class during the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Three-Position Air Rifle Regional Championship after all competitors finished firing at the three designated locations – Camp Perry, OH; Anniston, […]