CMP qualification match

The NWCSA Civilian Marksmanship Program Qualification Match allows participants to compete in an informal match and qualify for purchase of an M1 Garand, Springfield 1903/A3 or other new or surplus rifle from the CMP at a significantly discounted price.

Course of fire is 15 shots offhand (standing) in 15 minutes, 10 shots sitting or kneeling timed-fire in 1 minute with magazine reload, 10 shots prone timed-fire in 1 minute with magazine reload, and 15 shots prone in 15 minutes. There is no minimum qualifying score, but each shooter must shoot the required minimum 50 round match.

Types of rifles allowed: Bolt-Action, Lever action, Semi-automatic or Single-shot. Open sights only, no scopes allowed. Match is not limited to US military-issue service rifles but no optical sights are allowed.

Factory or military ammunition is allowed, e.g.: .30 Carbine, .30–06 M-2 ball or M-72 / M-118 match or handloaded ammunition is acceptable, as are other centerfire calibers (6.5 mm, 7mm, 8mm, etc). No tracers or armor piercing ammo allowed!

The NWCSA will be hosting a qualification match on Sunday June 28th at 9:00 AM.