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MARKSMANSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES JROTC Marksmanship Instructor Course, Section VIII.

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1 MARKSMANSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES JROTC Marksmanship Instructor Course, Section VIII

2 Marksmanship Opportunities Compete in JROTC Postals Compete in JROTC Postals Become a JROTC Rifle Team Member Become a JROTC Rifle Team Member Compete in Junior Postal Matches Compete in Junior Postal Matches Qualify to compete in JROTC Championships Qualify to compete in JROTC Championships Attend Junior Shooting Camps or Clinics Attend Junior Shooting Camps or Clinics Compete in Open Junior Competitions Compete in Open Junior Competitions Obtain personal shooting equipmenttrain at home Obtain personal shooting equipmenttrain at home Earn the Junior Distinguished Badge Earn the Junior Distinguished Badge Shoot on a college rifle team Shoot on a college rifle team Earn a Shooting Scholarship Earn a Shooting Scholarship Go for the Gold! Make the USA Shooting Team Go for the Gold! Make the USA Shooting Team

3 Compete in JROTC Postals Open to all JROTC units with marksmanshipparticipation by all cadets with 3-position experience is encouraged Open to all JROTC units with marksmanshipparticipation by all cadets with 3-position experience is encouraged All cadets fire a 3x10 course of fire in the sporter or precision class All cadets fire a 3x10 course of fire in the sporter or precision class National and Brigade/Area/Region rankings for all participating unit teams and individual cadets National and Brigade/Area/Region rankings for all participating unit teams and individual cadets Shot group printouts available Shot group printouts available Top unit teams and at-large individuals qualify for JROTC Service Championships Top unit teams and at-large individuals qualify for JROTC Service Championships

4 JROTC Postal Rules Postals for Army, USMC, Navy and Air Force JROTC Postals for Army, USMC, Navy and Air Force JROTC Open to all JROTC units with marksmanship Open to all JROTC units with marksmanship Administration by CMP: Administration by CMP: Enter on-line after 30Aug10 (on-line team entry) Enter on-line after 30Aug10 (on-line team entry) Official targets with pre-printed names provided Official targets with pre-printed names provided Fire on home range and return targets NLT 24Nov10 Fire on home range and return targets NLT 24Nov10 Targets scored with Orion VIS, protests end on 10Dec10 Targets scored with Orion VIS, protests end on 10Dec10 Team Rules: Team Rules: Units may fire as many cadets as they wish Units may fire as many cadets as they wish Top four sporter or precision scores count as team score Top four sporter or precision scores count as team score Navy & USMC: Next four scores count as 2 nd team, etc. Navy & USMC: Next four scores count as 2 nd team, etc.

5 JROTC Rifle Teams Goal: Offer competition opportunities to cadets who want to participate in competitions Goal: Offer competition opportunities to cadets who want to participate in competitions Team: 6-12 cadets, depends on range size Team: 6-12 cadets, depends on range size Selection: Interest & work ethic are keys Selection: Interest & work ethic are keys Season: Sep/Oct to March (Typical) Season: Sep/Oct to March (Typical) Practice: Establish regular time, 2-5 times/week Practice: Establish regular time, 2-5 times/week Competition Rifles: Gas sporter or precision Competition Rifles: Gas sporter or precision Pellets: Test and match to rifles Pellets: Test and match to rifles Equipment: Team needs spotting scopes, jackets/trousers for precision rifle shooters, etc. Equipment: Team needs spotting scopes, jackets/trousers for precision rifle shooters, etc.

6 JROTC RIFLE TEAMS

7 Building Team Support School Officials: Keep them informed, invite them to visit School Officials: Keep them informed, invite them to visit Parents/Booster Club: Involve parents & community supporters in team activities Parents/Booster Club: Involve parents & community supporters in team activities Fund Raising: Raise funds to purchase better equipment, support travel to camps, competitions Fund Raising: Raise funds to purchase better equipment, support travel to camps, competitions Community Relationships: Conservation organizations (SCI, NWTF, RMEF, DU, etc.), NRA Foundation, shooting clubs, elected officials Community Relationships: Conservation organizations (SCI, NWTF, RMEF, DU, etc.), NRA Foundation, shooting clubs, elected officials Local Media: Provide information on competition results, team accomplishments Local Media: Provide information on competition results, team accomplishments

8 Attend Competitions Governed by rules established by National 3PAR Council Governed by rules established by National 3PAR Council Order rulebook from CMP or download at f Order rulebook from CMP or download at f f f Key Rules: Key Rules: Safety Safety Equipment Equipment Competition Conditions Competition Conditions Competition Procedures Competition Procedures Scoring Scoring

9 JROTC Championships Qualifying: Army, USMC, Navy and USAF JROTC Postals (1 3x10) Qualifying: Army, USMC, Navy and USAF JROTC Postals (1 3x10) JROTC Service Championships (2 3x20s + 1 Final) JROTC Service Championships (2 3x20s + 1 Final) Army, Camp Perry & Anniston, 17-19Feb11 Army, Camp Perry & Anniston, 17-19Feb11 Navy, Camp Perry & Anniston, 10-12Feb11 Navy, Camp Perry & Anniston, 10-12Feb11 USAF, Camp Perry & Anniston, 10-12Feb11 USAF, Camp Perry & Anniston, 10-12Feb11 USMC, Unknown, Feb11 USMC, Unknown, Feb11 Top 4 sporter and top 4 precision teams in each service advance (top 3 USAF) Top 4 sporter and top 4 precision teams in each service advance (top 3 USAF) Top 6 sporter and top 6 precision at-large individuals in each service advance (top 3 USAF) Top 6 sporter and top 6 precision at-large individuals in each service advance (top 3 USAF) National JROTC Championship (2 3x20s + 2 Finals) National JROTC Championship (2 3x20s + 2 Finals) Anniston, AL, 24-26Mar11 Anniston, AL, 24-26Mar11

10 Junior Shooting Camps CMP Junior Air Rifle Camps CMP Junior Air Rifle Camps Open to all juniors with 3- position training Open to all juniors with 3- position training 5-day camps taught by U. S. Olympians and college rifle shooters 5-day camps taught by U. S. Olympians and college rifle shooters Information at Information at Other Junior camps are sponsored by USA Shooting and NRA Other Junior camps are sponsored by USA Shooting and NRA

11 Compete in Open Junior Championships American Legion Postal & National Championship American Legion Postal & National Championship U. S. Army Postal and National Tournament U. S. Army Postal and National Tournament Junior Olympic State and National Championship Junior Olympic State and National Championship Daisy National Air Gun Championship Daisy National Air Gun Championship NRA Air Rifle Sectionals & Nationals NRA Air Rifle Sectionals & Nationals

12 Obtain Personal Equipment Cadets who want to advance, compete in open events or shoot in college should consider obtaining their own rifles and equipment Cadets who want to advance, compete in open events or shoot in college should consider obtaining their own rifles and equipment Precision air rifles are needed for open events and college shooting Precision air rifles are needed for open events and college shooting Personal equipment supports all-year and home training Personal equipment supports all-year and home training Major step up in personal advancement Major step up in personal advancement

13 Earn a Distinguished Badge Highest individual award for excellence in junior three-position air rifle competitions Highest individual award for excellence in junior three-position air rifle competitions Must earn 30 EIC points in designated competitions Must earn 30 EIC points in designated competitions Authorized for wear on JROTC uniforms Authorized for wear on JROTC uniforms Resources: Resources: Regulations: gram.pdf Regulations: gram.pdf gram.pdf gram.pdf Points list: f Points list: f f f Junior Distinguished list: bin/report_distinguished.cgi?distTy pe=AIR Junior Distinguished list: bin/report_distinguished.cgi?distTy pe=AIR bin/report_distinguished.cgi?distTy pe=AIR bin/report_distinguished.cgi?distTy pe=AIR

14 College Rifle Shooting Rifle is NCAA winter sport Rifle is NCAA winter sport 44 NCAA varsity rifle teams, supported by Athletic Departments 44 NCAA varsity rifle teams, supported by Athletic Departments Other schools with club rifle teams Other schools with club rifle teams Standard events: 60 air rifle standing plus 3x20 smallbore at 50 feet Standard events: 60 air rifle standing plus 3x20 smallbore at 50 feet College shooting offers scholarship and team walk-on opportunities College shooting offers scholarship and team walk-on opportunities

15 Scholarships for Shooting College Varsity Rifle Team Scholarships College Varsity Rifle Team Scholarships Many of the 40+ NCAA rifle teams offer scholarships Many of the 40+ NCAA rifle teams offer scholarships Outstanding three-position and standing competition results are required Outstanding three-position and standing competition results are required Outstanding cadets should contact rifle team coaches Outstanding cadets should contact rifle team coaches CMP ROTC/JROTC Scholarships CMP ROTC/JROTC Scholarships 75 $1000 ROTC scholarships 75 $1000 ROTC scholarships 75 $1000 JROTC scholarships (use at any post- secondary school 75 $1000 JROTC scholarships (use at any post- secondary school Regulations & applications at Regulations & applications at

16 Go for the Gold: Shoot for the USA! Nat ional Development Team Nat ional Development Team National Junior Team National Junior Team Qualify in USA Shooting Nationals, National Junior Olympics Qualify in USA Shooting Nationals, National Junior Olympics Limited support provided by USA Shooting & USOC Limited support provided by USA Shooting & USOC U. S. Army International Rifle Team U. S. Army International Rifle Team Based at Fort Benning, Georgia Based at Fort Benning, Georgia Selections based on competitive results Selections based on competitive results 20-year Army enlisted careers are possible 20-year Army enlisted careers are possible USOTC Resident Athlete Program USOTC Resident Athlete Program Full-time training at Olympic Training Center Full-time training at Olympic Training Center USA National Teams USA National Teams Support provided by USOC and USAS for training and competitions Support provided by USOC and USAS for training and competitions Selected in trials for USA Olympic, World Championship and Continental Championship Teams Selected in trials for USA Olympic, World Championship and Continental Championship Teams

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