CMP Adds Beach Parties, Movie Nights to 2024 National Matches Schedule

CMP Adds Beach Parties, Movie Nights to 2024 National Matches Schedule

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – As a way of providing more socializing prospects for guests of the 2024 National Matches off the range, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has added Beach Parties and Movie Nights to the calendar!

Both will be held on Camp Perry: at the beach and within the historic Hough Theater. These social events are open to all competitors, coaches, parents and volunteers.

Beach Parties – Camp Perry Beach:

July 9th & July 12th – 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

• DJ with Music

• Food Trucks or Bring Your Own Food/Drinks

• Games (cornhole, volleyball)

• Fun with Friends and Fellow Competitors

• Free Giveaways of Sunglasses and Beach Balls

Guests should bring his/her own chair or blanket for seating.

CMP Adds Beach Parties, Movie Nights to 2024 National Matches Schedule

Movie Nights – Hough Theater:

• July 11 – The Sandlot

• July 31 – Top Gun: Maverick

• August 3 – Hacksaw Ridge

Doors to the theater will open at 6 p.m., with movies beginning at 7 p.m. Concessions will be for sale within the theater, including popcorn, chips, candy and water.

We hope to see you at these fun events!

The 2024 National Matches is set to be held July 11-Aug. 10 at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Site in Port Clinton, Ohio. The month-long event will again feature a mix of rifle, pistol and air gun matches/clinics as well as several purchasing opportunities for adults and juniors. Learn more the 2024 National Matches and review the entire schedule on the CMP website at

About the National Matches:

The annual event has been held at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Site since 1907, conducted by a partnership between the CMP and the Ohio National Guard. The series showcases a variety of indoor and outdoor events for both adults and juniors and is comprised of the CMP National Trophy Pistol and Rifle Matches, National Games Matches, National Smallbore Matches, National Air Gun Championships and the National Mid-Range and Long Range Matches.

Along with several competitive opportunities, the National Matches includes a variety of educational clinics for marksmen and women at all experience levels as well as shopping selections from some of today’s leading industry vendors. Whether competing for the first time, a seasoned competitor or simply observing, the National Matches has something for everyone.

– – Ashley Dugan, CMP Staff Writer

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

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Christine Elder

Civilian Marksmanship Program

Communications Manager

419-635-2141, ext. 711