SASP 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional

| March 22, 2018

By Rick Leach From Volume 30 Spring 2018 Junior Shooters magazine Although it was cold and the rain changed to snow for the 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional, it was a huge success.  94 athletes battled the elements and competed with almost a third being young ladies.  With 94 athletes, participation was a 370% increase from […]

2017 Junior Olympic Development Camp a Huge Success!

| March 22, 2018

By Ben Berka From Volume  29 Winter 2017 Junior Shooters magazine Official Magazine Publication for SSSF/SCTP/SASP (SAN ANTONIO, TX) – The Scholastic Clay Target Programs (SCTP) yearly Junior Olympic Development Camp (JODC) was another huge success! The camp, held this past August 7th – 13th at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado featured 24 athletes and 4 coaches […]

Ploechinger Sets New Standing Record at JROTC Air Rifle Regionals

| March 12, 2018

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Isabelle Ploechinger, 15, fired a new precision Army JROTC 20 Shots Standing National Record score of 198-14x while competing at Camp Perry for the JROTC Air Rifle Service Championships – a regional event. Ploechinger is a student at Stuttgart High School, located on an Army base in Germany. The Camp […]

ELEY® Ammunition Supports High School Shooters

| November 27, 2017

By: Jamie Corkish 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Growing up as a competition shooter in Eastern Pennsylvania I was extremely lucky to be able to compete almost every weekend. It wasn’t until I moved away from PA that I realized the lack of opportunity in sport shooting in other states. When I retired from competitive shooting […]

Volunteering for Scooters Youth Hunting Camp

| September 28, 2017

By: Ashley Rumble () Ashley Knocking back an arrow in preparation to send it fourth down range. Three years ago I was able to participate in The Scooters Youth Hunting camp held each May in Emmett, Idaho.  Scooters is a camp set up so that young kids can learn and experience firearms, survival, archery, knife […]

Cold Bore Challenge 2017

| June 9, 2017

By Ricky Marston (16) Recently, I attended the 2017 KWCBC Kennewick Washington cold bore challenge team rifle match. It was a two-man team, long-range, precision rife match. A shooter and a spotter made up the team and we traded off from shooter and spotter positions all day. It was awesome. It was a true blind-stage […]

Volunteering for Scooters Youth Hunting Camp

| May 25, 2017

By Ashley Rumble (14) Three years ago I was able to participate in The Scooters Youth Hunting camp held each May in Emmett, Idaho.  Scooters is a camp set up so that young kids can learn and experience firearms, survival, archery, knife sharpening, and gun cleaning.  It was a lot of fun and to pay […]

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, […]

CMP Adds New Junior Pistol Awards to 2017 National Matches

| February 7, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – To better recognize its remarkable junior pistol competitors, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has added specialized awards to the 2017 National Trophy Pistol Matches, fired at the renowned Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility in Ohio. (Above: Juniors from around the country travel to the National […]

October Shotgun, Rifle Weekend Events Fill Talladega Marksmanship Park

| November 8, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama was a busy place – full of learning and competitive opportunities for marksmen of a variety of disciplines. Supporting a growing number of shotgun events over the last year, Talladega stood as […]