First Shot Ceremony

First Shot Ceremony

Camp Perry Rodriguez Range

1000 Lawrence Dr. (off SR 2)
Port Clinton, OH 43452

The First Shot Ceremony kicks-off the National Matches while the guest speaker fires the ceremonial opening shot on the 600-yard Rodriguez Range at the conclusion of remarks. Public viewing from bleacher seating is open to the public and encouraged. Dignitaries, color guard, military band, military combat maneuver, and more make for an exciting opening to the matches.