New Camp Perry Rifle Matches Scheduled for 2021

Petrarca Range at Camp Perry will play host to a number of GSMM Matches for the 2021 season.

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… Continue reading New Camp Perry Rifle Matches Scheduled for 2021

CMP’s Annual Camp Perry Open Air Gun Match Moves to May, Adds Smallbore Event

The annual Camp Perry Open air gun event has been moved to May 2021.

CAMP PERRY, Ohio –  Typically held during the gusty chill of January, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Camp Perry Open indoor air gun match at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Ohio has been moved to warmer times, now scheduled for May 21-23, 2021. Due to social distancing protocols, the match is subject to… Continue reading CMP’s Annual Camp Perry Open Air Gun Match Moves to May, Adds Smallbore Event

CMP ‘Busts’ Ranges with New Sanitation Equipment

Who ya gonna call…to clean the range? Employee Sean Elftmann recently demonstrated CMP’s new procedure of sanitizing the firing line, using a ghost-busting-type machine – actually a Petra fogger pack. The process is used at Camp Perry for Open Public time slots and matches held on the facility’s Petrarca Range, an outdoor electronic target line,… Continue reading CMP ‘Busts’ Ranges with New Sanitation Equipment

Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Petrarca Range at Camp Perry

Petrarca Range, equipped with electronic targets, will reopen on Monday, August 17th by appointment only.

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – After taking time to properly assess safety measures for guests, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is ready to welcome the public back to Petrarca Range. The range, located on the Camp Perry National Guard Training Site in Ohio, is open weekly and equipped with electronic targets… Continue reading Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Petrarca Range at Camp Perry

Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Electronic Targets at Camp Perry

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has released its 2020 schedule for Petrarca Range on the grounds of Camp Perry – a public gun range which features electronic targets designed to withstand both rifle and pistol firing. The range will be open every Monday from 10 a.m.… Continue reading Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Electronic Targets at Camp Perry

Shooters Converge on Camp Perry for CMP Matches and 2019 ORPA State Championship

Chris Whitney, Brock Murphy, and Tim Plowman enjoy some early morning conversation on the firing line waiting for roll call.

By Serena Juchnowski & CMP Staff Several service rifle competitors got a jump on the National Matches at Camp Perry by taking advantage of a series of matches on June 22 and 23, conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program and the Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association. CMP shooters led off with an 800 Aggregate match,… Continue reading Shooters Converge on Camp Perry for CMP Matches and 2019 ORPA State Championship

Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Electronic Targets at Camp Perry

By Ashely Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has released its 2019 schedule for Petrarca Range on the grounds of Camp Perry – a public gun range which features electronic targets designed to withstand both rifle and pistol firing. The range will be open on Mondays from 10 a.m.… Continue reading Open Public Schedule Now Available for CMP’s Electronic Targets at Camp Perry

CMP Vintage/Modern Military Rifle Event Set for November at Camp Perry

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Those looking for a place to fire in recreational rifle competition during the fall will have a chance on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) hosts an As-Issued M1 Garand, Springfield, Vintage and Modern Military (GSMM) Match on Petrarca Range at Camp… Continue reading CMP Vintage/Modern Military Rifle Event Set for November at Camp Perry