By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer
ANNISTON, Ala. – Registration is now open for the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) annual Dixie Double Air Rifle and Air Pistol Competitors, set to fire Nov. two-three, 2019, in Alabama.
Hosting some of the greatest males, females and junior competitors from about the nation, which includes members of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) and other national-level athletes, the Dixie Double serves as a mastering chance for upcoming shooters as nicely as a worthwhile challenge for knowledgeable marksmen.
The occasion characteristics two days of 60 shot international rifle and pistol competitions for adults and juniors, fired simultaneously, along with a final to finish every single day. A two-particular person aggregate group occasion is also held concurrently with the open shooting competitors. All round competitors are awarded every single person day as nicely as from the combined, two-day aggregate scores.
The Dixie Double’s Target Sprint competitors will be on the schedule once more in 2019, firing on Satruday, Nov. two, and open to all competitors and non-competitors, ages 10 and up, who have completed a fundamental rifle security class. Through the occasion, participants run along a path, sometimes stopping to fire air rifles at 5 10-meter falling targets, knocking all more than just before continuing on. The initial to cross the finish line wins!
In addition to competitive possibilities, the talented members of the AMU will host an open clinic on Friday, Nov. 1, at six:30 p.m. These attending will be capable to discover a lot more about the fundamentals of marksmanship and are no cost to ask any queries all through the instruction.
Sign up now for 1 of the South’s most well-known air gun competitions, held inside the CMP South Competitors Center. The facility is residence to the CMP Retailer and 80, 10-meter air gun firing points. Every single point is equipped with state-of-the-art electronic targets, which let immediate shot displays to each competitors and spectators.
For a lot more data about the Dixie Double, go to http://thecmp.org/air/cmp-competitors-center-occasion-matches/dixie-double/.