ANNISTON, AL (April 22, 2024) – The U.S. Paralympic Trials- Shooting Part Three are being held at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, April 21-28, 2024, and the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park, April 24-26, 2024.

Up to six athletes will qualify for the Paralympic Games Paris 2024 at the end of the competition. Air gun events will be held at the Judith Legerski Competition Center and smallbore events will be held at the Talladega Park (address listed below).

Among the competitors are Tokyo 2020 Paralympians Kevin Nguyen, John Joss, YanXiao Gong, and McKenna Geer. Geer is a Rio 2016 Paralympic bronze medalist in R5 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2. Joss also competed in the Rio 2016 Games where he finished fifth in R6 50m Rifle Prone.

Gong is the 2023 world champion in P3 Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 and a two-time 2023 Parapan American Games medalist. Nguyen brought back his own hardware from the 2023 Parapan American Games by earning bronze in R6 50m Rifle Prone. Marco De La Rosa is also competing to qualify for Paris 2024. De La Rosa is the 2023 Parapan American Games champion in P1 Men’s Air Pistol SH1.

See below for a schedule of days when athletes will have qualification opportunities for the Paris 2024 Games. View full schedule* here.

April 23: (athlete qualification day in the following events)

R5 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2


April 26: Talladega Park (athlete qualification day in the following events)

R6 Mixed 50m Rifle Prone

P3 Mixed 25m Pistol SH1


April 28: Judith Legerski Competition Center (athlete qualification day following events)

R4 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2

P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1


The competition is open to the public and free of charge. Please note: all individuals spectating or filming at the Talladega range must watch a mandatory safety video and sign a safety waiver.

Event addresses:

CMP Judith Legerski Competition Center

1470 Sentinel Dr.

Anniston, AL 36207

CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park

4387 Turner Mill Rd.

Talladega, AL 35160


The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games will take place in France Aug. 28- Sept. 8, 2024.

For more information or any questions about the event, call, or text Brittany Nelson at 210-861-9410 or email her


*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

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