Talladega Marksmanship Park Hosts State Shotgun and Pistol Events in September


By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

TALLADEGA, Ala. – In September, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park, “the Property of Marksmanship,” hosted a quantity of State matches on the grounds of its 500-acre facility.

More than 1,000 occasion entries have been noticed all through the month, with many thousands of dollars generated and credited towards the CMP’s continuing mission of marksmanship advancement via competitors, clinics and security education.

The Alabama State Sporting Clays Tournament was held on Talladega’s personal sporting clay course.

Alabama State Sporting Clays Tournament, Sept. 13-15:

A total of 120 participants from surrounding states arrived at the Alabama State Sporting Clays occasion. Categories fired incorporated the Most important Occasion, Prelim, FITASC, Sub-Gauges, Super Sport and a Side Occasion (Snooker shoot off).

The 2019 State Champion is Mike Benton with a score of 182/200. Runner Up is CMP Shotgun Group Member Steve Dickinson with a score of 180/200.

Todd Simmons earned the Out-of-State Champion title with a score of 185/200, as Kevin Griffin became the Out-of-State Runner Up with a score of 185/200. Lady HOA State Champion is Sherri Smith, accruing a score of 133/200.

Sponsors of the tournament incorporated: Chris Myers Automotive, Howell Traps, Garrison Steel, Coca-Cola, Gilreath Printing, Whiskers Catering and QMAX.

View a complete listing of the final results at http://app.scoringpro.com/public/tournamentresults.aspx?enc=2CZ03VoEUQtx5bWVe315B/e8drchsuGgch6NH7c7Y/Q=.

The Alabama USPSA welcomed hundreds of entries for the two-day occasion. Photo courtesy of Alabama Steel Challenge.

USPSA State Steel Challenge, Sept. 13-15:

The Alabama United States Sensible Shooting Association (USPSA) brought the two-day occasion to Talladega Marksmanship Park in September. A total of eight stages have been held in every of the divisions, which incorporated the Most important Match, PCC, Rimfire Pistol and Rimfire Rifle.

Chris Barrett led the Rimfire Rifle Open with a outstanding time of 59.82. Photo courtesy of Alabama Steel Challenge.

More than the eight stages, Chris Barrett completed the Rimfire Rifle Open with a major time of 59.82. He also completed the PCC Optics Division with a time of 64.43, Rimfire Rifle Iron with a time of 65.56 and Rimfire Pistol Open Division with a time of 69.15.

To understand far more about USPSA, pay a visit to the association’s site at https://uspsa.org. See a complete list of the Alabama USPSA final results right here: https://practiscore.com/final results/html/4d1c983a-74ef-46c7-944d-755628861883.

Dennis P. Kirchhoff was the winner of the 2019 Gunny Challenge. Photo courtesy of GLOCK Sport Shooting Foundation.

GLOCK Annual Match, Sept. 20-22:

The GLOCK Annual Shoot XXVI &amp Gunny Challenge XV weekend occasion welcomed more than 1,000 entries. With GLOCK Matches held about the nation all through the year, the match at Talladega serves as the national championship for GLOCK’s competitions and the organizations house variety. Participants fire in many divisions, with winners decided upon primarily based on these categorical scores. The Gunny Challenge is named for actor, Marine and extended-time marksmanship sports and GLOCK supporter, the late R. Lee Ermey.

Winning the 2019 Gunny Challenge was Dennis P. Kirchhoff. He earned a verify for $three,000 for his efficiency. Other leading performers of the occasion can be viewed on the final results web page at http://www.gssfonline.com/final results/2019/2019gas.pdf.


About Talladega Marksmanship Park “THE Property OF MARKSMANSHIP” (NO MEMBERSHIP Essential):

The CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park is a location for firearm supporters and these intrigued by the sport, featuring exclusive CMP electronic targets and scoring monitors that can only be identified at the 500-acre facility. The park is open to the public just about every week and routinely hosts rifle, pistol and shotgun events all year extended.

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

About the Civilian Marksmanship System:

The Civilian Marksmanship System (CMP) is a federally chartered 501 (c) (three) non-profit corporation. It is devoted to firearm security and marksmanship education and to the promotion of marksmanship competitors for citizens of the United States. The CMP hosts many mastering and competitive events all through the year and about the nation. For far more data about the CMP and its applications, log onto www.TheCMP.org.


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