CMP Rules Committee Approves Additional EIC Competitions for Non-National Matches Years

Due to the cancellation of the annual National Matches event at Camp Perry in 2020, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Rules Committee gathered to discuss additional Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) opportunities for rifle and pistol competitors within the year. After careful consideration, the Committee has approved the option for a sixth EIC match for years that feature… Continue reading CMP Rules Committee Approves Additional EIC Competitions for Non-National Matches Years

2019 Small Arms Firing School

George Kerg and his coach Jedidiah Gaddie of the All Guard Marksmanship Team.

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Contributing Writer Very few things are “one size fits all,” but the Rifle Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) comes close. An annual event conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) and Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), participants receive one-on-one instruction on how to safely handle and fire an AR-15. SAFS has something… Continue reading 2019 Small Arms Firing School

Four EIC Legs Awarded at CMP’s Small Arms Firing School at Camp Blanding, Florida

By Steve Cooper, CMP Training & Education Manager STARKE, FL – Thanks to some great training assistance from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) and dozens of eager-to-learn participants at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) stand-alone Small Arms Firing School (SAFS), four students-turned-competitors walked away with introductory Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) points on Sunday, November 4. The… Continue reading Four EIC Legs Awarded at CMP’s Small Arms Firing School at Camp Blanding, Florida

Washtenaw Club Hosts First Remote Small Arms Firing School

The Washtenaw Sportsman’s Club on Ellis Road in Ypsilanti, Michigan features ranges for rifle, pistol, archery, shotgun and more. The club is growing and accepting applications for new members.

By Steve Cooper, CMP SAFS Instructor & Marketing Manager YPSILIANTI, MI – Despite unrelenting humidity and temperature hovering at 90 degrees, 34 members and guests of the Washtenaw Sportsman’s Club fired a highly-successful Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) on Sunday, August 26, just outside of Ann Arbor. It was the first… Continue reading Washtenaw Club Hosts First Remote Small Arms Firing School

Developing Liberty University Rifle Team Attends CMP’s Small Arms Firing School

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP BUTNER, N.C. – On a beautiful, sunny morning in North Carolina, over 40 bright-eyed students of all ages set foot on the grounds of Camp Butner Training Facility to take part in a century-old tradition that has trained thousands of new marksmen around the country – the Small Arms… Continue reading Developing Liberty University Rifle Team Attends CMP’s Small Arms Firing School