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CMP Celebrates National Shooting Sports Month in August

NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS MONTH

CMP Celebrates National Shooting Sports Month in August

The Civilian Marksmanship Program(CMP) National Matches are underway at Camp Perry with over 2,300 rifle competitors participating in events this week. The CMP is a national organization dedicated to training and educating U. S. citizens in responsible uses of firearms and airguns through gun safety training, marksmanship training and competitions. During the month of August, we encourage you to invite your friends and family and visit a range near you. The CMP operates three ranges: CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, AL; CMP Competition Center South in Anniston, AL; and the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Port Clinton, Ohio....

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Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month

NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS MONTH

Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, on the first day of National Shooting Sports Month®, The White House issued a Presidential message to the nation on the importance and tradition of the shooting sports in America. This annual 31-day celebration, developed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation®(NSSF®) in 2017, reminds people that everyone can enjoy these safe, fun and social activities. It’s also the perfect time for an experienced shooter to mentor a newcomer in a sport that can provide a lifetime of enjoyment at every skill level. From The White House: Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month, 2019 During National...

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NRA to celebrate National Shooting Sports Month

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NRA to celebrate National Shooting Sports Month

August is almost here -- otherwise known as "National Shooting Sports Month," designated three years ago by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Whether through target shooting at a favorite range, plinking in a backyard with friends and family, competing in a match or preparing for the fall hunting season, the month-long celebration acknowledges a common passion, and calls for welcoming and mentoring new shooters into the fold as we promote safe participation in all firearm-related activities. Now the NRA -- which has long promoted mentorship for those entering the shooting sports -- is lending its support to this initiative,...

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August is National Shooting Sports Month

NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS MONTH

August is National Shooting Sports Month

  NEWTOWN, CT — August is National Shooting Sports Month®, a time to celebrate one of America’s great pastimes — target shooting — a safe, fun activity enjoyed by millions of people across the country, with millions more wanting to take their first shots. Research by the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) shows that 24 million Americans are very interested in learning about the shooting sports, making National Shooting Sports Month the perfect time for someone to give target shooting a try. There are dozens of sports from which to choose, from hitting steel targets with handguns and rifles to breaking...

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