By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Author

The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Nationwide Postal Championship will formally open for registration on Nov. 1, 2017, for any junior air gun marksman concerned in Four-H, Scouts, American Legion, membership or JROTC air rifle applications. The competitors is designed for these excited by testing their three-position competitors expertise in opposition to a number of the prime juniors within the nation, whereas firing from the comfort of their dwelling ranges.

Registered athletes will obtain CMP competitors targets by mail to document pictures upon at every of the three positions: inclined, standing and kneeling. Targets are then submitted again to CMP headquarters for official scoring by employees members. Remaining postal scores will likely be accessible for viewing by means of CMP’s Competitors Tracker system (

The highest juniors of the Postal competitors will qualify to take part in one in every of three CMP Regional Championships, held this 12 months at Camp Perry, Ohio; Anniston, Ala.; and Sandy, Utah, in April 2018. The Nationwide Championship will comply with at CMP’s Gary Anderson CMP Competitors Heart at Camp Perry in June.

To reward the onerous work of devoted junior athletes and coaches, the CMP administers financial awards in the direction of groups who qualify for the Regional and Nationwide occasions. A scholarship test for $1,000 can be accessible for every of the Prime three highest-scoring senior athletes in each the sporter and precision lessons on the Nationwide competitors.

For registration and extra info on the CMP Postal Competitors, go to

The Civilian Marksmanship Program is a federally chartered 501 (c) (three) non-profit company. It’s devoted to firearm security and marksmanship coaching and to the promotion of marksmanship competitors for residents of the US. For extra details about the CMP and its applications, log onto