ANNISTON, AL (Jan. 4, 2024) – USA Shooting’s air gun Olympic Trials part three, where the Paris 2024 Olympic Air Rifle and Pistol Team will be selected, is being held at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Over 90 rifle and pistol athletes from across the country will be competing in the trials for their chance to be named to the 2024 Paris Olympic Team. The 2024 Games will be held this year in France July 26- Aug. 11. A maximum of two athletes in each event will be eligible for the Olympic team.

See the schedule* below:

Jan. 5

            Official Practice (all events) 9:00am-12:00pm


Jan. 6

Women’s Air Rifle & Pistol-8:45am-10:15am

Men’s Air Rifle & Pistol- 10:45am-12:15pm


Jan. 7

Women’s Air Rifle & Pistol-7:45am-9:15am

Men’s Air Rifle & Pistol- 9:45am-11:15am

FINALS Men’s Air Rifle & Pistol- 11:45am

FINALS Women’s Air Rifle & Pistol- 1:30pm

The competition is open to the public and free of charge.

In order for USA Shooting to qualify for competition in an event at the Olympic games, an athlete must win a quota slot in the event. For Paris, USA Shooting currently has five out of the eight possible quotas for air gun. Although up to two athletes can be named to the Olympic team in each event, on Jan. 7 USA Shooting will name the Olympic team members in the following events:

-Women’s Air Pistol (2 athletes)

-Women’s Air Rifle (2 athletes)

-Men’s Air Rifle (1 athlete)

USA Shooting athletes will be competing in the 2024 Championship of the Americas Games this spring in the hopes of earning the remaining quotas needed for the Paris Games. USA Shooting athletes currently have a total of 18 Olympic quotas slots for Pairs and four Paralympic quotas. The remaining Olympic quotas include Men’s Air Pistol (2), Men’s Air Rifle (1), Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions (1), Men’s Rapid Fire (1), Women’s 25m Pistol (1). See the complete list of quotas earned here.

For more information about the event, contact Brittany Nelson at 210-861-9410 or

*Schedule is subject to change


About USA Shooting

USA Shooting, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation was chartered by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the Olympic Shooting Sports in April 1995. The organization develops and implements programs to promote growth in the sport and serves as a sanctioning body for local and national competitions. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center, USA Shooting has a full-time staff dedicated to our sport.


About CMP

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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