Registration for the 33 of the American Legiondr The Junior Three-Position Air Rifle Tournament is now open, giving athletes and precision competitors the opportunity to test their marksmanship in competition with other junior competitors across the country!
The event is designed for individuals and junior club teams (high school seniors and younger) affiliated with an American Legion Post and is held in two post phases: a first round for the State Championships and a second qualifying round for the National Championship. The course of fire includes 60 shots for registration at 10 meters (20 shots in prone, standing and kneeling positions).
Competitors registered for the match will be given official targets to shoot at their home ranges and return for scoring. Distribution and scoring are managed by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP).
Dates to watch for the 2022-2023 American Legion Three-Position Air Rifle Championships:
- September 1, 2022 – Registration opens for the first round of the Postal Party
- December 14, 2022 – Registration closes for the first round of the Postal Match
- February 1, 2023 – Objectives due to CMP to score
- February 15, 2023 – The second round of Postcards begins
- April 1, 2023 – End the second round of Postcards, Targets due to CMP
Entry to the match is $18 per target set (six targets), which must be purchased no later than December 14, 2022. The top 15 overall individual competitors in each category (Sportsman and Accuracy) will be invited to participate in the match! the National Championship!
For more information, visit the CMP website at https://thecmp.org/youth/american-legion/ or the American Legion site at https://www.legion.org/shooting/postal-match. Questions can be directed to Kim Shriver of the American Legion (firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-630-1204) or Ryan Hinson of CMP (email@example.com or 419-635-2141 ext. 707).
The Civilian Aim Program is a federally chartered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. It is dedicated to firearms safety and marksmanship training and the promotion of competitive marksmanship for United States citizens. For more information about the CMP and its programs, log on to www.TheCMP.org.