CMP Releases Rifle and Pistol Marksmanship 101 Schedule for 2020

Marksmanship 101 includes both classroom and hands-on training on the range.

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Continuing its expansion of marksmanship safety and training around the country, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has again created a lineup of hands-on rifle and pistol learning opportunities for the public throughout the calendar year. Marksmanship 101, formerly known as the Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) On The Road, is… Continue reading CMP Releases Rifle and Pistol Marksmanship 101 Schedule for 2020

Arizona Junior Feature: Madison Rovelli

2017 John Martin Cup Service Rifle Champion - 590-20x; Coach Myles Gorin & winner Madison Rovelli (Mesa, AZ)

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer Every high power competitor discovers the sport in a different way. Some get their first exposure through the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s Small Arms Firing School. Others hear about it from a friend or family member or find it though social media, internet articles and general exploration. Madison Rovelli, a… Continue reading Arizona Junior Feature: Madison Rovelli

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

CMP Regional SAFS Training Coming to Florida in November

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has extended its reach to those wanting to learn more about rifle marksmanship safety and fundamentals by now offering remote, regional Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) throughout the year. The SAFS program has been a staple event at the Camp Perry National Matches since 1918… Continue reading CMP Regional SAFS Training Coming to Florida in November

Registration is Open for CMP’s 2018 Talladega 600 Marksmanship Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega 600, a marksmanship retreat, is set to begin Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, and will offer a variety of competitive and learning events through Sunday, Dec. 9, at CMP’s own Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama. Known as “A Southern Classic,” matches to… Continue reading Registration is Open for CMP’s 2018 Talladega 600 Marksmanship Event

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

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… Continue reading 2018 Small Arms Firing School

Join CMP Small Arms Firing School & EIC Match at Washtenaw, Aug. 26

By Steve Cooper, CMP North General Manager CAMP PERRY, OHIO – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has announced its first stand-alone Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) & AR-15 Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) rifle match at Washtenaw Sportsman’s Club in Ypsilanti, Michigan on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Register for the class and match today at: https://ct.thecmp.org/app/v1/index.php?do=match&task=edit&match=17326# or contact… Continue reading Join CMP Small Arms Firing School & EIC Match at Washtenaw, Aug. 26

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