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CMP’s Talladega Marksmanship Park Set to Host High Power Cup Match in July

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), working toward resuming its regular competition schedule, is now welcoming new or experienced rifle marksmen to sign up for the Talladega High Power CMP Cup Match, ready to fire Thursday, July 23, through Sunday, July 26, 2020.

The regional event, held at the CMP’s own Talladega Marksmanship Park, will feature three, 1000-point aggregate rifle matches, a two-person team match and an Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) Rifle competition. Each match will be fired on Talladega’s 600-yard, electronic target range. With portable monitors next to each firing point, shots are instantly recorded. The entire electronic system is also controlled by CMP staff members from center line, allowing automatic target line changes – meaning no pit duty will be required for the matches.

Winners of the events will be awarded medals or plaques, along with cash prizes. Category awards for overall senior, junior and woman will also be awarded, based on participation.

Grab a friend and head to the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park for the rescheduled Highpower Regional Matches.

To register, visit the CMP Competition Tracker page at, or

contact the Talladega Marksmanship Park by phone at (256) 474-4408 ext. 460 or 461 or email

Learn more about the match at

We hope to see you there!

The state-of-the-art electronic targets allow competitors to fire and instantly view their shots. No pit duty is required.

About Talladega Marksmanship Park:

The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama, just off of I-20, is a destination for firearm supporters and those intrigued by the sport, featuring exclusive CMP electronic targets and scoring monitors. The park is open to the public every week and regularly hosts rifle, pistol and shotgun events all year long.

Off of the firing line, the Club House holds a fully-stocked Pro Shop that includes an exclusive collection of rifles, ammunition, marksmanship accessories and CMP memorabilia.

The beautiful backdrop on the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park. Once competitors are set up on their firing line, they do not have to move as the targets adjust to various yard lines.

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

This match is open to the public; new or experience shooters are welcome.

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