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NRA Moving National High Power Rifle Championships from Camp Perry

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 16:06
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High Power Rifle Championships from Camp Perry

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In an effort to keep the National High Power Rifle Championships up
to the high standards that competitors have enjoyed for over
one-hundred years, the NRA will move the Championship from its
historic home at Camp Perry, OH, to  "" target="_blank">Camp
Atterbury, IN
. This change in venue will take effect during the
2017 National Matches, pending approval by the NRA Board of
Directors in January 2017.

Dennis Willing, director of NRA Competitive Shooting, explained
the decision.

“The NRA High Power Rifle Committee met and determined it would
be beneficial to all competitors if we moved the Championship from
Camp Perry to another site. After much discussion, the range at
Camp Atterbury, Indiana, was selected as the new home of the NRA
National High Power Rifle Championships.”

The proposed match schedule (subject to change) is

– First Shot Ceremony – July 7

Welcome BBQ (afternoon) – July 7
– Across
the Course – July 8-13
– Mid-Range – July
– Long-Range – July 18-22

Willing added, “I intend to change the face of High Power Rifle
as a discipline, and will be presenting matches that are better
than competitors have ever seen before.”

Since Across the Course is scheduled to end on July 13th, there
will be sufficient time for competitors to attend the CMP
National Trophy Matches.

The NRA Smallbore Prone Championship is scheduled to end with
sufficient time for competitors to leave Bristol, IN, and come to
Camp Atterbury to compete in Mid-Range Prone and Long-Range Prone.
The NRA National Pistol Championship will remain at Camp Perry but
will be held July 9-14, 2017, following previous year’s

The Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center is
administered by the Indiana National Guard, and has just under
35,000 acres of training and maneuver space—plenty of room in case
the NRA decides to expand beyond the High Power Rifle
Championships. Additionally, Camp Atterbury is home to several
active U.S. Army components, including several from the First Army
Division East. The site also provides various training and testing
sites for military and civilian responders from around the

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