Below are 20 great photos from this summer at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, during the 2022 NRA National Championships for High Power Rifle, High Power Mid-Range and High Power Long-Range. For the first time ever at the NRA National Matches, High Power Rifle competitors fired the High Power Nationals on electronic targets.
The 2022 NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury kicked off on Monday, July 11 with the Opening Ceremony and the start of the High Power Rifle OTC National Championship on Range Six.
For the first time in history, the NRA High Power Rifle Championships were fired on electronic targets. Range Six at Camp Atterbury was outfitted with 30 Silver Mountain Targets Solo e-target systems, along with 10 more in reserve (match staff didn't have to use them).
At the 2022 NRA High Power Rifle Nationals at Camp Atterbury, competitors on Range Six could view live targets on special websites using tablets or smartphones connected to Wi-Fi produced by the Silver Mountain Solo e-target systems. The scores updated in real time.
“It’s really exciting to welcome so many fellow shooters to Indiana for the NRA National Matches,” said Indiana First Lady Janet Holcomb, who fired the first shot with an AR-15 rifle to kick off the 2022 High Power National Championships.
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Green dominated the competition at the 2022 NRA High Power Nationals—winning the Tompkins, Leech, Wimbledon, Remington and Mustin Trophy matches—becoming the first shooter to ever secure them all in the same year. On the podium with Green is this year’s Match Director, Middleton Tompkins, one of the greatest rifle shooters of all time.
Here are Indiana First Lady Janet Holcomb and Match Director Mid Tompkins on Opening Day at Camp Atterbury. After scoring his first major victory in 1958, Tompkins went on to become the one of the winningest High Power championship shooters of all time.
A frequent competitor request, the addition of electronic targets eliminated the need for shooters to spend time in the target pits during the NRA High Power Nationals at Camp Atterbury.
Ready Line signs such as this one greet competitors on Range Six at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, during the 2022 NRA National Matches.
The NRA High Power Rifle Mid-Range National Championship is an aggregate of matches 805 through 816, which includes both scope and iron sight shooting at 300, 500 and 600 yards spanning four days of competition.
With a score of 2399-189X, Staff Sgt. John Coggshall of East Hampton, Conn., won the 2022 NRA High Power Mid-Range national title and the Patriot Minuteman Trophy.
Taking the runner-up spot in the 2022 High Power Rifle Mid-Range Championship grand aggregate was the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Staff Sgt. Jarrod McGaffic, who walked away from the match with a score of 2398-185X.
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cleland of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit finished third at the NRA High Power Mid-Range Nationals with a score of 2397-194X.
Denise Loring of Camp Valor Outdoors traveled this year to Camp Atterbury with fellow CVO shooters. Here she is on the firing line during the NRA Mid-Range National Championships.
USAMU Green won the 2022 NRA Mid-Range Prone Team Match with a score of 2397-177X. Team members: Staff Sgt. Ben Cleland, Staff Sgt. Jarrod McGaffic, Staff Sgt. David Bahten and Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Green.
Here is Staff Sgt. Amanda Elsenboss on the firing line at Range Six during the 2022 NRA High Power Rifle Mid-Range National Championship.
Staff Sgt. Amanda Elsenboss of the Army National Guard was High Woman at the NRA High Power Long-Range Nationals with a score of 1232-57X.
Camp Valor Outdoors sent a large team to Camp Atterbury this summer to compete at the NRA High Power Rifle National Championships.
At the 2022 NRA High Power Long-Range Nationals, the USAMU team secured the Palma Team Match title with a score of 1790-106X. Team members: Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Green, Staff Sgt. Ben Cleland, Staff Sgt. David Bahten and Pvt. 1st Class Zevin Linse.
At the 2022 NRA High Power Long-Range Nationals, Kim Rowe was the High Woman shooter in the Canadian Cup with a score of 788-32X. She also won High Woman at the NRA Mid-Range Nationals with 2395-153X.
Taking second place in Mid-Range Palma Rifle this year was Oliver Milanovic with a score of 2393-155X. Last summer, Milanovic won the NRA High Power Rifle Long-Range Nationals.
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