Tag: Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility

  • CMP Set to Host Summer Marksmanship Learning Courses at Camp Perry

    CMP Set to Host Summer Marksmanship Learning Courses at Camp Perry

    CAMP PERRY, Ohio – If you’ve ever been interested in learning about competitive shooting or how to use a firearm but didn’t know where to begin, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has designed a series of Small Arms Firing Schools (SAFS) at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility that deliver a safe, informative and […]

  • New Camp Perry Rifle Matches Scheduled for 2021

    New Camp Perry Rifle Matches Scheduled for 2021

    CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The advent of spring brings a return to the firing line as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) announces an enjoyable assortment of Garand, Springfield, Vintage and Modern Military (GSMM) rifle matches during the 2021 season at the historic Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility in Ohio. These matches will be held at Camp Perry’s Petrarca Range […]

  • National Match Competitor: CJ Everhardt

    National Match Competitor: CJ Everhardt

    “I cannot possibly win the contest for the most visits to Camp Perry, but I can say that I could definitely win the contest for least visits, namely one” says CJ Everhardt, 70, of Metairie, Louisiana. It was 1969, the first year the U.S. Army had suspended their full support of the National Matches. I […]

  • National Match Competitor: Dermid McDonald

    National Match Competitor: Dermid McDonald

    The annual National Matches has welcomed rifle and pistol competitors of all ages from around the country and the world since 1903. Moving to its current home at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility in Ohio in 1907, thousands of guests travel to the event each July and August to take part in the […]

  • CMP North Store Celebrates Renovation Reopening at Camp Perry

    CMP North Store Celebrates Renovation Reopening at Camp Perry

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) welcomes the public to join the reopening of the CMP North Store on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The store underwent a transformation and relocation, maintaining its place on the grounds of Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility from its original warehouse […]

  • CMP Releases Yearly Camp Perry Vintage and Highpower Rifle Events Schedule for 2020

    CMP Releases Yearly Camp Perry Vintage and Highpower Rifle Events Schedule for 2020

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) hosts a number of outdoor rifle events throughout the year on the grounds of its headquarters, located at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility in Ohio. Three Garand-Springfield-Vintage-Modern Military (GSM) Matches will be held on Petrarca Range, with Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) […]

  • CMP Adds Advanced Maintenance Class to 2020 National Matches Schedule at Camp Perry

    CMP Adds Advanced Maintenance Class to 2020 National Matches Schedule at Camp Perry

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has added an Advanced Maintenance Class to the National Matches Long Range schedule, set for Aug. 4-6, 2020. The class will be held at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility in Ohio. The Advanced Maintenance Class (AMC) is a three-day […]

  • Pyrotechnics, Amputee Skydiver Featured at CMP’s 2019 National Matches First Shot Ceremony

    Pyrotechnics, Amputee Skydiver Featured at CMP’s 2019 National Matches First Shot Ceremony

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer/Editor CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is excited to announce the lineup for the 2019 First Shot Ceremony, set to take place Monday, July 8, at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility, near Port Clinton, Ohio. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the base’s […]

  • 2018 Small Arms Firing School

    2018 Small Arms Firing School

    Every year, the rifle Small Arms Firing School provides one of the greatest opportunities to learn a variety of marksmanship essentials for those new to the sport as well as those more experienced. The course is part of the National Trophy Matches, held annually during the summer months at the Camp Perry National Guard Training […]

  • Reasonable Weather Finally Finds Competitors at 2018 CMP National Trophy Pistol Matches

    Reasonable Weather Finally Finds Competitors at 2018 CMP National Trophy Pistol Matches

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Notorious for its difficult and rapidly-shifting rain, wind and storms during the summer season, the weather at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility actually gifted competitors with some of the best weather in years during the 2018 National Trophy Pistol Matches. Nearly 800 competitors took […]