CMP Accepting Applications for 2023 Domestic Match Support Team

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) needs you! The organization is currently looking for individuals who wish to become valued support team members (auxiliary personnel) during the 2023 National Matches Rifle and Pistol events, which will take place in July and August at the training base of the Camp Perry National Guard in Ohio.

The CMP National Match (NM) Support Team is a worthwhile opportunity for any competitor, former competitor, or marksmanship advocate. NM Support Team member duties may include working on the front lines as Range Officers, assisting with stats/scorecards, other assigned duties as needed, and most importantly, providing an exceptional experience. for all guests at national matches.

By 2023, the CMP needs assistance at Camp Perry’s outdoor shooting ranges for pistol, rifle, smallbore, and long-range events, as well as within the Gary Anderson CMP Competency Center, located at Camp Perry, for shooting events. air gun.

Support team members are needed within the 2023 national matches for rifle, pistol and air pistol events.

Why should you be interested in the CMP NM support team?

Those selected will receive a commute stipend (based on the amount of time worked) and special benefits.

What do I need to know?

Supporting members MUST be at least 18 years of age to apply. No previous experience is necessary, although knowledge of weapons, gun safety, and targeting procedures is a plus!

Those chosen will attend a specialized field officer training course, provided by the CMP, which will quickly go over everything you need to know. The Field Officer Course is typically offered for $75 per person, but is completely FREE for NM Support Team members.

Can I still compete if I’m on the NM support team?

Our helpers are welcome and encouraged to compete during times when he or she is not helping.

How do I sign up?

Visit our website at or contact Vera Snyder at 419-635-2141 ext. 782 or [email protected]. See the complete 2023 national match schedule at

— By Ashley Dugan, CMP Staff Writer

The Civilian Marksmanship Program is a federally chartered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. It is dedicated to firearms safety and marksmanship training and the promotion of marksmanship competition for United States citizens. To learn more about the CMP and its programs, log on to

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