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14th Annual Civilian Marksmanship Program – HHSAA Championship – Oct 30

Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association
P.O. Box 62029, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96839
Ph: (808) 587-4495 ∙ Fax: (808) 587-4496
http://www.sportshigh.com
Media Contact: Natalie Iwamoto  iwamoto@hhsaa.org

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM
14TH ANNUAL AIR RIFLERY STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 – Kamehameha-Hawaii

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
7 a.m. Check-in
8 a.m. Coaches/Competitors briefing at firing range
8:30 a.m. Girls competition
Boys competition (to follow girls)
2:30 p.m. Awards ceremony

TOURNAMENT REPRESENTATION
BOYS GIRLS
OIA 16 15
ILH 7 9
BIIF 7 7
MIL 7 6
KIF 5 5
TOTAL 42 42

Tournament Site:
Kamehameha-Hawaii
16-718 Volcano Road
Kea‘au, HI 96749

Admission: Free

MEDIA CONTACT:
Natalie Iwamoto, HHSAA Director of Information, will be the primary media contact for results. She can be reached at 778-7275 or by e-mail at iwamoto@hhsaa.org

RESULTS:
Results will be posted on the HHSAA website, http://www.sportshigh.com, after the conclusion of the awards ceremony.

The top high school marksmen from across the state will compete in the 14th Annual Civilian Marksmanship Program/HHSAA Championships, Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Kamehameha-Hawaii campus in Kea‘au, Big Island. This year’s field includes defending girls champion Kellie Iwasaki (Waiakea).

While there is some variation among the leagues on team size and selection process to the state championships, all utilize the sporter air rifle in 3-position competition. Precision air rifles are not allowed. League competition, with the exception of Maui, is primarily team-based with an individual championship ending the season.

The HHSAA championship is one of two in the United States that are sanctioned by the high school athletic governing body. Georgia is the only other state with a sanctioned championship.

Shooters fire 20 recorded shots in each position – prone, standing and kneeling. A perfect score is 600. Teams are made up of four firing members from the same school.

Civilian Marksmanship Program:
It is the mission of the Civilian Marksmanship Program to promote firearm safety and marksmanship training with special emphasis on youths. For more information on CMP, log on to http://www.odcmp.com

Tournament Procedure:

All competitors in each gender fire in three positions: prone, kneeling and standing. Shooters fire 20 shots in each position.

All competitors shoot at the same time, beginning with the prone position. The targets are 32.8 feet away.

Thirty minutes are allowed for prone shooting. When completed, the targets are retrieved and standing targets are mounted.

There is a five-minute changeover period between shooting positions to prepare for the next phase.

Forty minutes are allowed for standing shooting. When completed, those targets are retrieved and kneeling targets are mounted.

Thirty minutes are allowed for kneeling shooting.
Rules & Scor

October 30, 2012 - Posted by | Air Riglery |

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