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3 Rivers 30th Anniversary

 

 

 

 Three Rivers Paintball Celebrates 30th Anniversary –

And You’re Invited!

One of the first and longest running paintball sites in the United States, Three Rivers Paintball in Pittsburgh, will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary August 3rd & 4th, with a weekend long Big Game and Player Party Saturday night. Pricing has been discounted for the festivities and the Player Party sponsored by Valken is FREE!

The upcoming weekend is designed to allow attendees to play one or two days with free camping available. Tippmann will be on hand to offer the Target Shoot which is a timed, skillbased event with prizes. There will also be the fun elements of the Player Party that attendees love: Paintballs Got Talent and The Search for Excellence Awards. Entry forms can be found on the website. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from the weekend will go to support the Paintball Scholarship Foundation!

Three Rivers Paintball was the location for the International Amateur Open from 1991 to 2006 and was the mecca within the industry offering a conference, tournament, trade show and parties galore over a five-day period. Hundreds of Pro-Players got their start at the world- class event that offered something for everyone. Their mantra was,

Unforgettable Memories are the Most Enduring Trophies of All”

Early Bird Registrations run until July 15th offering 200 Free Paintballs! Don’t Miss the Fun! www.TRPaintball.com or call 724-935-6100

 

Three Rivers Paintball • 282 Rochester Road • Freedom PA 15042

Nuketown 2013 Sponsored by Tippmann Now Open at Paintball Explosion

Nuketown 2013 Sponsored by Tippmann Now Open at Paintball Explosion
New flagship field based on ‘Call of Duty’ gets rave reviews from paintball players and gamers alike
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Tippmann Sports is proud to have been named the official sponsor of Nuketown 2013 at Paintball Explosion in East Dundee, Illinois. The new flagship field, based on the popular multiplayer map from the Call of Duty video game franchise, opened earlier this month to incredibly strong feedback from paintball players and video gamers alike. Much like in the game, the new field transforms players into an abandoned 1960’s town, complete with a yellow school bus, mannequins, bright weatherboard homes, and other exciting obstacles. Sponsoring Nuketown 2013 is part of Tippmann’s longstanding strategy to help support the most popular paintball fields in the United States and throughout the world.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to have Tippmann on board for Nuketown 2013,” said Romeo Kapudija and T.J. Andres, co-owners of Paintball Explosion. “We’ve been playing paintball for more than 25 years and we’ve always loved the company’s products. Plus, nobody stands behind paintball fields and events like Tippmann. The company has certainly grown and expanded its focus over the years, but they’ve never lost sight of the importance of supporting the industry and standing behind players at all skill levels – and that’s what makes Tippmann an undisputed paintball leader.”
To view photos of Nuketown 2013, players are encouraged to visit Tippmann on Facebook. Of course, more details about the company and its complete line of paintball products can also be obtained online at Tippmann.com.
About Tippmann Sports:
As a paintball leader for more than 25 years, Tippmann Sports is dedicated to quality manufacturing as well as advancing paintball technology and design. The company serves the global paintball industry from its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana as well as its warehouse near Tournai, Belgium. Tippmann Sports’ complete line of paintball markers and related accessories can be found at paintball stores and fields as well as mass retail and sporting goods outlets throughout the world.
About Paintball Explosion:
Paintball Explosion Theme Park is located in East Dundee, Illinois at the former Santa’s Village Amusement Park and is considered one of the most state-of-the-art full service paintball and laser tag parks in the industry. The park is conveniently located only 25 miles northwest of the Chicago city limits and features eight movie set quality fields themed after today’s hottest video game scenes. Included is a 40,000 square foot indoor climate controlled playing arena, a full service bar and a pro shop with a complete line of paintball products. The park’s new Nuketown field has received a lot of positive buzz and is helping to take paintball to a whole new level. Paintball Explosion’s goal is simple – to introduce the sport of paintball to as many new players as possible!

Valken Cup Issues a Challenge! Which Team is Best in the World? (Couldn’t Possibly Be Yours, Could It?)

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THE GAUNTLET HAS BEEN THROWN – THE FIRST OF 50 TEAMS INVITED TO VALKEN CUP

March 18, 2013 – SWEDESBORO NJ

The Valken Cup is going to settle the age-old question of who is the BEST overall paintball team in the world. As with everything Valken does, we go big and want the best and each of these teams has been called the best in the world.

Here are the first 5 teams invited to play in the VALKEN CUP for $50,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES!

SAN DIEGO DYNASTY DESTINY C.P. RAIDERS SACRAMENTO DMG AC402.COM

 

The 2013 Valken Cup is a 3-format event consisting of Speedball, Woodsball and pump style paintball and will be held at Camp Pendleton Paintball Park in sunny California this September. Teams spanning the globe world will be invited to compete in multiple formats and will be given free entry, free paint* & free air to determine if they have what it takes to be THE BEST TEAM IN THE WORLD!

SAN DIEGO DYNASTY – Congrats on their 1st place WIN in the PRO Division this past weekend at the PSP Dallas Open. An excellent showing at UWL last month could mean they are honing their skills for the Valken Cup. We’ll see!

DESTINYJust back from PALS success in Malaysia, this US based, all-female team can play in the woods, dominate at speedball and grew up using pumps. Destiny is definitely a force to be reckoned with.

CP RAIDERS – This experienced, dominant NPPL PRO division team based in Southern California also competes and wins big in the UWL. This just may be the team to beat!

SACRAMENTO DMG – Yet another team coming off a 1st place, victory this past weekend in TX, this time in D-1. Congrats and hopefully we’ll see you at the Valken Cup this September!

AC402.comBased in Dallas, TX this D-2 speedball team took 1st place in their division at the PSP Dallas Open. Let’s see if they can do well in the woods.

Regional feeder events will be held this spring and summer across the globe and venues will be announced shortly. Valken isn’t just inviting “Pro” teams: we are inviting the best Woodsball and pump teams, as well. Break out your gear and start practicing. For more info on feeder events, rules and invited teams, visit VALKENCUP.COM. Does your team have what it takes to be the best in the world?

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THE GAUNTLET HAS BEEN THROWN – THE FIRST OF 50 TEAMS INVITED TO VALKEN CUP

March 18, 2013 – SWEDESBORO NJ

The Valken Cup is going to settle the age-old question of who is the BEST overall paintball team in the world. As with everything Valken does, we go big and want the best and each of these teams has been called the best in the world.

Here are the first 5 teams invited to play in the VALKEN CUP for $50,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES!

SAN DIEGO DYNASTY DESTINY C.P. RAIDERS SACRAMENTO DMG AC402.COM

 

The 2013 Valken Cup is a 3-format event consisting of Speedball, Woodsball and pump style paintball and will be held at Camp Pendleton Paintball Park in sunny California this September. Teams spanning the globe world will be invited to compete in multiple formats and will be given free entry, free paint* & free air to determine if they have what it takes to be THE BEST TEAM IN THE WORLD!

SAN DIEGO DYNASTY – Congrats on their 1st place WIN in the PRO Division this past weekend at the PSP Dallas Open. An excellent showing at UWL last month could mean they are honing their skills for the Valken Cup. We’ll see!

DESTINYJust back from PALS success in Malaysia, this US based, all-female team can play in the woods, dominate at speedball and grew up using pumps. Destiny is definitely a force to be reckoned with.

CP RAIDERS – This experienced, dominant NPPL PRO division team based in Southern California also competes and wins big in the UWL. This just may be the team to beat!

SACRAMENTO DMG – Yet another team coming off a 1st place, victory this past weekend in TX, this time in D-1. Congrats and hopefully we’ll see you at the Valken Cup this September!

AC402.comBased in Dallas, TX this D-2 speedball team took 1st place in their division at the PSP Dallas Open. Let’s see if they can do well in the woods.

Regional feeder events will be held this spring and summer across the globe and venues will be announced shortly. Valken isn’t just inviting “Pro” teams: we are inviting the best Woodsball and pump teams, as well. Break out your gear and start practicing. For more info on feeder events, rules and invited teams, visit VALKENCUP.COM. Does your team have what it takes to be the best in the world?

Tippmann to be Title Sponsor of “North v. South” Scenario Big Game

Tippmann to be Title Sponsor of “North v. South” Scenario Big Game

United Kingdom’s largest scenario event secures global marketing support from paintball leader

Fort Wayne, Ind.Tippmann Sports is proud to announce its support of North v. South – Europe’s biggest paintball festival. This year’s event is scheduled for May 3-5 in Staffordshire, UK. Tippmann is dedicated to helping spread the word and drive participation to the festival and will be assisting in numerous ways leading up to the event, including: running banner ads in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe, offering those who register early the opportunity to win one of several Tippmann markers, an email marketing campaign, and feature articles on the new Tippmann blog. In addition, the company will be bringing several unique opportunities to the event itself, including: having the legendary Greg Hastings serve as one of the lead generals, supplying a limited-edition barrel sleeve to a limited number of early registrants, and organizing onsite skill challenges featuring the company’s TiPX pistol, Crossover marker, and Big Boy grenades.

 “Events that partner with Tippmann are often pleased to learn that we can bring a lot to the table and help garner attention like no other paintball brand,” said Brent Cunningham, director of international sales for Tippmann Sports. “We continue to focus on leading the way in promoting paintball around the globe and we’re dedicated to supporting all of the most popular events worldwide like North v. South. With more than 1,500 players anticipated, this one is going to be a whole lot of fun – no doubt about it.”

 Jim Frensham from Warped Paintball, organizers of the festival said “We’re delighted to welcome Tippmann as the headline sponsor for North v. South. The company thrives on bringing players the very best products and we’re proud to feature them at the UK’s flagship weekend.”

 Those interested in more details about North v. South – including ticket information – are encouraged to visit: www.NorthvSouth.com. While online, visitors can look at photos from previous events, view the 2013 Festival Map, and “like” the event on Facebook to secure relevant updates.

 About Tippmann Sports:

As a paintball leader for more than 25 years, Tippmann Sports is dedicated to quality manufacturing as well as advancing paintball technology and design. The company serves the global paintball industry from its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana as well as its warehouse near Tournai, Belgium. Tippmann Sports’ complete line of paintball markers and related accessories can be found at paintball stores and fields as well as mass retail and sporting goods outlets throughout the world.

Experience the JT Splatmaster Experience!

WHAT: The JT SplatMaster Experience will appear at the Boy Scouts of America Patriot Games located at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The JT SplatMaster Experience gives kids (and adults!) an opportunity to test out the JT SplatMaster z100 Pistol and z200 shotgun. Event attendees will try it first-hand in the JT SplatMaster Mega Arena, a 100’ x 50’ inflatable shooting enclosure featuring various target shooting activities and a quick draw competition. To make sure participants learn from the best, Pro Players will be onsite to distribute trading cards and educate participants about safety and game play.

The Patriot Games is a council-wide encampment held at Fort Knox. The event expects over 8,000 Scouts, leaders, and visitors from all over the country, to enjoy a weekend of camping, activities, displays, challenge courses, archery, and much more!

WHO: Nicky Cuba, Professional Paintball Player with Team Infamous

 

WHEN:    October 13, 2012

WHERE:  Brandenburg Gate, Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121

VIDEO: To see the JT SplatMaster Experience in action, check out this video:

http://jtsplatmaster.com/jt-splatmaster-experience

 

Background:

Engineered specifically for younger players, JT SplatMaster can be easily cocked, loaded and fired. With a fully integrated spring loaded pump action, JT SplatMaster propels color-filled Ammo at speeds between 110 and 140 feet per second, about half the speed of traditional paintball with no batteries or CO2 required. The reduced speed minimizes potential welts and bruises while maintaining the fast-paced adrenaline and Splat that characterize the sport. To Get in the Game, visit JTSplatMaster.com and facebook.com/JTSplatMaster.

JT SplatMaster is a brand of Kee Action Sports, LLC. Kee Action Sports, LLC is the worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of paintball sporting goods.

Find Out When Your Next Poker Match Begins – NPPL Vegas

NPPL Las Vegas Schedules are Released

The NPPL is excited to announce game schedules for all three fields.
Please read the schedule CAREFULLY, Note that D1 Race and D4 Race plays on both field one and field 2. Also note that D4 7 man plays on field 2 and field 3 on Friday. The League will provide a map for assigned team tents in the captains packs.
Click here for schedules.

The National Professional Paintball League is committed to hosting the highest quality paintball tournaments at the most affordable price. Our vision is to provide you, the player and team, a professional stage to compete on while giving you the best possible experience. We will focus on quality referees and organization while giving you an incredible vibe to have the time of your paintball life.

Come join the Pros and experience the Greatest Paintball Show on Earth.

National Professional Paintball League
www.nppl.com

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CXBL Elite Cowboys vs Raiders

Happy Friday!! The CXBL Crew is finishing the setup in Kitchener Ontario today for the final Elite event of the season! Be sure to check out the live score board on the www.xball.com website!
Please find another FULL XBALL MATCH : This was a highly anticipated game of the Tremblant Cowboys vs. The Cambridge Raiders
The BuyPBL YouTube Channel can be seen at :  http://www.youtube.com/buypbl
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DIRECT LINK : http://goo.gl/g5OYr
At Commando Paintball in Ottawa it’s a waiting man’s game as #CXBL Elite team Tremblant Cowboys try to outwit the Cambridge Raiders. Long points and tactical thinking were coupled with crazy run throughs and up close and personal gun battles. Re-live the excitement of this close game and watch as it all gets decided by the final minute of play. Let’s hear your thoughts on the match and leave us a comment below. #Xball lives here.

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 Even more videos shortly with more FULL Xball matches! Please make sure you subscribe and like BuyPBL!

We have three more regular season events, and then onto Richmond Cup (Which is September 15th and 16th)

The Winning Hand for the National Breast Cancer Foundation

Chris ‘Doobie’ Dubois & Daniel ‘Barney’ Alamo Play The Winning Hand for Nat. Breast Cancer Foundation at Casino Royale Scenario

by Chris ‘Doobie’ Dubois

 

The Winning Hand for the National Breast Cancer Foundation

July 6th and 7th found many Tri-state area paintballers slinging the familiar gelatin spheres at each other at the Hornet’s Nest in Ancramdale, NY. Not too different than any other weekend except that this game was to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. It was also the first production from the all-girls paintball organization known as Chicks with Guns with a little help from their brothers in arms, The Rubber Duckies. The theme of the game was the Daniel Craig 007 movie “Casino Royale”. The MI6 team was led by yours truly, Chris “Doobie” DuBois, in the role of James Bond and the purple one himself, Daniel “Barney” Alamo as Felix Lieter from the CIA as my XO. The leaders of the mysterious Quantum were none other than the master minds behind the Black Market scenarios at Paintball Sports Incorporated (PSI) in Plattekill, NY. Frank “Col Ernie” Coppola was Quantum’s elusive leader and Chris “Jerry is calling again!” Masi as Mr. White brought their devious minds to the game in full force.

Great prizes were in store for the players both for raffle and for give-a-ways. Tippmann Sports came in big with a Tippmann Phenom AND a TiPX pistol. Pinokio donated one of each color pod that they make for a total of 7. Eric Engler of Engler Customs donated two signed copies of WWII and D-Day veteran jack McNiece’s book “The Filthy Thirteen: From the dustbowl to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest”. Stiffi donated a cocker threaded tactical barrel for the cause. CCM came in with three $50.00 gift certificates. OCD PB donated three gift certificates in $75, $50, and $25 increments. Save Phace donated some Save Phace bucks. PSI paintball field donated two entries to future games. Bomber Paintball donated some gear and Valken threw in with a V-Max loader, and Barrel. JT Paintball added to the cause with a JT Flex mask. Barney got into the act with a Pod Stein and the Cadets from the West Point Paintball Team donated some 25th Anniversary T-shirts and entries into the Fall Combat Classic. There was also monetary support from Albany Scenario Club and the Hornet’s Nest themselves. There was more, but the donations came in so fast that Carla Dillon of Chicks with Guns had a hard time keeping up with it all! What a fantastic job by all donors!

Game play started Saturday morning after the refs had seeded the field with pink pods. These pods each contained a single playing card and needed to be turned in to each team’s commander. These cards could then be used to create the best poker hand possible. At the end of the day’s play, both generals would come together for a showdown and the best hand would win 1000 points. This made for some interesting moments on the field as each pod was generally placed in the open and became the object of a number of mini-battles throughout the day.

The first mission block as described by Adam “Misfit” Fowler, game director and Captain of the Rubber Duckies was, “MI6 has learned the one of the high ranking officials of the Lord’s Resistance Army, Stephen Obanno is preparing to move a large sum of U.S dollars ($101,206,000 to be exact) from Mbale , Uganda. MI6 is dispatching a unit to the region to investigate and attempt to intercept the shipment of cash with newly appointed “007” status James Bond to lead the mission. MI6 does not know that the organization known as “Quantum” has dispatched their liaison “Mr. White” to meet with Stephen Obanno and make introductions with “Li Chiffre” the Banker for Quantum. Li Chiffre has promised to provide a reasonable rate of return with access to funds anywhere in the globe. Now in possession of the funds, Quantum must provide protection as the funds are moved from the area. 

There will be three containers of cash being moved by Quantum during this mission. Each container must be moved by two players at a time. One player cannot move it alone. If one player is shot out the other player must drop the case and wait for another player to help them. If both players are shot out the case is dropped until another two players pick it up. Hits will not affect the cases but, the cases may not be used intentionally as cover from paintballs. (Referee’s discretion will be used) Points will be awarded for a case returned to base by a team. 500 points per case. Mission Block will be 2 hours long or once all the cases are captured.”

Bomber Paintball Joins Daniel 'Barney' Alamo (in purple if you didn't know) and Chris 'Doobie' Dubois in the rather fetching bow tie.

To make things more interesting, ten Quantum players started in B-town, located midfield, with the cases. The rest of the quantum team started at the castle. This would seem like a fairly quick mission of running halfway across the field to the quantum base. That would be the case if it weren’t for the ten MI6 agents located between them and their base! So the main body of Quantum had to bust through the ten MI6 agents and get their Quantum boys with the cases while the MI6 team had to fight for the cases and hope their ten agents could slow down the main body of Quantum! I decided to put my XO, Barney, in charge of the ten MI6 agents. His task was to prevent the ten Quantum agents from connecting with their team long enough for me and the main body of MI6 to catch up with them and capture the cases. Two or three of the ten MI6 agents, consisting of 518 Ninja Bobby Briggs and Mr. Matty Law of Trash Talk Paintball, had the task of just slowing down the main body of Quantum. The horn blew and it was on! The plan evidently worked like a charm as all three cases fell into our hands inside of twenty minutes of the two hour mission block! In order to give the players more time to shoot each other up and give Quantum and Mr. White a chance to “win their money back”, I agreed to a re-drop of the cases at the ½ hour mark, but this time they would be worth double the points! The cases were dropped into the maze at mid-field and then whistled in as live props. At the end of the mission block, MI6 was able to re-capture two of the three cases for a big leap ahead in points! On the other hand, we only grabbed a few of the pink pods on the field.

After a much needed rest, mission block two was briefed, “Quantum has placed several bombs at Miami International Airport. There is a large bomb set to explode the Skyfleet S570, the world’s largest passenger airliner on the world. Quantum has also set several smaller explosives around the airport to make the destruction of the Skyfleet S570 seem like a terrorist attack and not a planned destruction to send Skyfleet’s stock plummeting. In his pursuit of a text message “ELLIPSIS” Bond has figured out what Quantum is planning and has arrived at Miami International Airport with MI6 agents to diffuse the bombs. The main bomb aboard the Skyfleet is not in play, but if the smaller bombs are diffused the larger bomb will also be diffused. 

The bombs will have a two hour countdown that begins at the start of the mission. In order for MI6 agents to diffuse the bombs they must control the area of the bomb uninterrupted (a player must be within 6 feet of the bomb) for 5 minutes. The mission will end once all the bombs are diffused or the two hour timer has expired. Points will be awarded to MI6 per diffused bomb, and points to Quantum for each bomb that detonates. Neither team will be told the locations of the bombs before the game starts as they were placed by third party contractors for Quantum.”

Where's the Tux?

This whole mission block took place in the city field of B-town as a light rain began to fall. Thankfully, B-town in located in the woods and the rain wasn’t hard enough to put a damper on game play. What did put a damper in MY gameplay was the quarter that was placed in my loader by, Chris “I was channeling RT” Masi, aka, Mr. White! Well played, Mr. White…well played. Nefarious off field antics aside, MI6 was able to defuse all but one of the bombs! I have to hand it to Frank Coppola though. The Quantum commander had one of the moves of the game during this period. Late in the block I was picking up paint off the ground to fire selected shots at the Quantum team, but was mainly doing command and control. I told some guys in a building adjacent to me to keep a bead on a pink pod that was sitting in the open at about their one or two o’clock position. They acknowledged and I continued to send players to where they were needed on the field and try to find another bomb to defuse. I looked over toward that pod in the open and I see a player walking casually over to it. No gun. Not a care in the world…and a fedora on his head. It’s Frank, the Quantum commander! I yell out to the players in the building to shoot him as I drop another few balls in my loader to do the same. Frank nonchalantly picks up the pod…and then bolts away like his tail is on fire! I fling a few balls in his direction but he gets away with it! Crafty!

Another break and Block three is set to begin. This was going to be a classic flag grab for territory game for an hour with a LOT of the pink pods on the field. The flags would be worth points every 15 minutes and I knew that MI6 needed to hold three of them for at least a half an hour to put us in a commanding position before the showdown for the Pod Poker game. I charged the MI6 players with putting their heads down and running as far across the field as possible in order to capture as many flags as they could and then hold out. The slower players behind them would worry about changing the flags to our color. But, this wouldn’t be a James Bond themed game if that is all that was going on! The Game Director, Adam “Misfit’ Fowler, let me know that Quantum had a traitor in their midst that would meet me or one of my agents at the Radar dish on Quantum’s side of the field. There, he would hand over a new type of bomb that Quantum planned to use. I knew that Quantum had to have a similar mission, so I kept my eyes peeled for traitorous activity. One of the Hornet’s Nest’s own, Josh Sirlin, was playing for me and I knew he was intimately familiar with the field. My best chance at completing that side mission was with him, so it was his to attempt. In the end, we were successful in grabbing and holding the flags we needed, but unsuccessful at the traitor meet up. Quantum, specifically their wily leader Frank, did manage to complete their side mission. Frank successfully broke into the thick bush on our left side, gathered his breath (probably took about 20 minutes!) and then crawled past the MI6 agents on that side of the field to meet up with the traitor. Somehow, he got back to his side of the field to score the points! The score was getting tighter; it could now come down to the game that was being played all day long…Pod Poker!

Not being a great Poker player I went to my Ace in the hole to help assemble my hand…Barney! It turns out my MI6 guys did a much better job at gather pods during the second and third blocks than the first. Barney pointed out we had a Royal flush full of diamonds. We then looked at our other cards and realized we had all of the 10’s of the other suits except spades, but we had a face card there, thus preventing Quantum from matching or beating our hand. We had them! After taking a few minutes to dress the part of 007 before the showdown, we all came together in character to show our cards. It could not have been scripted better with our winning hand being shown last. Awesome end to an awesome day of paintball!

Probably the coolest part of this game was the friendly atmosphere. We all had friends on both sides of the field and it showed during game play. It was genuinely one of the most fun games I have had in recent memory.

That evening was the Texas Hold’em Poker game with a $5 buy in going to charity. The winner scored points for his team and MI6 took 1st and 3rd, securing the overall win!

The real winners, besides those that walked away with one of the wonderful prizes mentioned earlier, were the National Breast Cancer Foundation. With just under 50 players in attendance we raised $1,970! That is just shy of $40 per player! What an awesome day for an outstanding cause! On behalf of Barney and myself, I want to thank all who came out to the game and all of the MI6 players who kept at it hard all day! You guys followed instructions like champs and your aggressiveness gave us the win. The Quantum players brought it hard all day and didn’t make any of our missions easy by any stretch. It was great playing against such worthy opponents like the New Jersey Titans and the War Hounds! Personally, my Multi-cam Zodiac ZR-1 shot fantastically all day! Hornet’s Nest, Chicks with Guns, and the Rubber Duckies did a bang up job as always and the Duck’s reffing is outstanding! The large amount of money donated to the cause would not have been possible without the generous donations made available to the event by the great companies and individuals listed above! Make sure you visit their websites and Facebook pages and tell them how much you appreciate their support! If you live in the Tri-state area and you have yet to hit up a game at Hornet’s Nest, it is worth the out of the way location for some great paintball!

Winner Chris Flores

Photos Courtesy of SPbTV: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.448393955192915.103104.116893811676266&type=1

Hornet’s Nest Paintball: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hornets-Nest-Paintball/173851214632

Tippmann Sports: https://www.facebook.com/Tippmann

Engler Customs: https://www.facebook.com/englercustom.paintball

Stiffi Barrels: https://www.facebook.com/stiffi.barrels

Pinokio Hoppers: https://www.facebook.com/pinokio.hoppers

Valken Paintball: https://www.facebook.com/ValkenSports

JT Paintball: https://www.facebook.com/JTPaintball

Cooper’s Cave: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coopers-Cave-Games-Paintball/272614339981

Bomber Paintball: https://www.facebook.com/BomberPB

Zodiac Paintball: https://www.facebook.com/ZodiacPB?ref=ts

NPPL: Still Hosting Events

NPPL E-Newsletter #49
July 12th, 2012

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NPPL DC Challenge Tickets on Sale Now!

 

Purchase your tickets for the top event of the year today! Choose between Grandstand tickets that allows you to catch every game on center court or VIP tickets that will give you a top view of each game from the skybox. Don’t miss this years Pro East vs. West All-Star Challenge. VIP tickets also include food, beverages, and get a chance to meet and greet your favorite Pro Players! You don’t want to miss this event! To purchase your tickets online  Click Here 

 

For Further information or questions please do not hesitate to contact us a info@nppl.com or (714)758-5575.

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NPPL Official Referee Clinic being Held July 21st & 22nd in DC!

 

The NPPL’s is looking for quality refs to travel with the Series and referee at the highest level. Dan Fagan will be hosting a referee clinic July 21st & 22nd at Pev’s Paintball Park in Aldie, VA. The Referee training clinics are for those who are interested in reffing the NPPL DC Challenge and future events. The course will cover both 7 Man Format and Race 2 Formats and will consist of a vigorous program where rules, positioning and communication will be taught, demonstrated and reviewed. We would like all NPPL local DC Refs to attend this course. You are able to show up for the clinic on Saturday and Sunday and first time refs please note there will be a $100 charge for full certification. Get NPPL Pro Ref Certified. If interested please contact the Dan Fagan at  dan@nppl.com  

 

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ESPN 300Voting Continues for the NPPL East vs. West All-Star Game at the DC Challenge!

 

Vote today, as the race is close between team players. Only two players from each Pro Team roster will be chosen to play in the All Star Team. We have listed the top 5 contenders from each team below. Its up to you to decide who will become a 2012 NPPL All-Star! Voting for the East vs. West All-Star Game will end August 15th so get your votes in now! Come and watch the Pros battle it out and see if the West will dominate the East again or will the East come back with a vengeance. Watch the game during the DC Challenge held at Pev’s Paintball Park Saturday August 25th! You can purchase tickets online or at the event! You don’t want to miss this! To vote for your favorite players click the links below.

 

To Vote for the West Coast Team Click Here 

 

To Vote for the East Coast Team  Click Here 

 

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Top 5 Pro Players in the Race for the Roster NPPL East vs. West All-Star Game

*Please note this is in alphabetical order not who is in the lead for the roster.

 

West Coast:

 

San Diego Dynasty

Alex Fraige

Ryan Greenspan

Oliver Lang

Yosh Rau

Dalton Vanderbyl

 

Sacramento XSV

Corey Bornstein

Jason Bornstein

Riley Sullivan

Thomas Taylor

Rich Telford

 

Vancouver Vendetta

Alex Borromeo

Danny Cort

Dusty Cort

Brandon Olsen

Nate Schroeder

 

San Francisco Explicit

Tyler Harmon

Chris Lasoya

Marcello Margott

Ryan Podesto

Ryan Pruit

 

LA Critical

Edwin Dolgopyat

Ryan Martin

Kristian Navarro

Eric Shick

Nick Sweeny

 

LA Infamous

Bobby Aviles

Nicky Cuba

Travis Lemanski

Greg Siewers

Drew Templeton

 

Portland Uprising

Jimmy Hickey

Aaron Ormrod

Nick Ormrod

Ryan Tucker

Tommy Tucker

 

East Coast:

 

San Antonio X-Factor

Billy Bernacchia

Mykel Kovar

Alex Martinez

Archie Montemayor

Colt Roberts

 

St. Louis Avalanche

Frank Connell

Matt Darula

Craig Daughtery

Keith Devit Jr.

Brandon Mayo

 

Chicago Legend

Jerry Desvareioux

Ian Martin

Brad McCarly

Damion Ryan

Chris Sosine

 

Indianapolis Mutiny

Chad Bouchez

Andrew Horvath

Sam Monville

Tommy O’Donnell

Justin Schwarz

 

Edmonton Impact

Justin Cornell

Josh Davey

Chad George

Tim Montressor

Ryan Moorhead

 

Tampa Bay Damage

Dave Bains

Keith Brown

Jacob Edwards

Jason Edwards

Justin Rabackoff

Brandon Short

 

DC Arsenal

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Ninja Paintball is Proud to Support the NPPL & Looking Forward to the NPPL DC Challenge Event.

 

This is one of the top paintball fields in the US

Alfred De Los Santos

Alex Goldman

Steven Pitts

James Whittington

Alex Young

A and we can’t wait to get the action going for the second half of the season. Having the all-star game at this event makes it a must see game as the top players in the world go at on 1 field. Ninja paintball will be there to support the players and supply the best performing, most consistent and reliable air systems in the world.

www.ninjapaintball.com 

Registration for the NPPL Las Vegas World Paintball Championship Opens Tomorrow!

 

Registration for the 2012 NPPL Las Vegas World Paintball Championship opens tomorrow night! This is the last leg of the series so register for your chance to win the 2012 NPPL series! So far the race is close in each division, but the NPPL DC Challenge will determine which teams will be in the race for the series cup and who may pull ahead for the win! Be sure to register for the NPPL DC Challenge before the Early Bird registration closes on July 31st! You don’t want to miss this event! To Register Click Here  

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Send us your team portfolio in order to get a feature story on your team and accomplishments for one of the weekly newsletters. Tell us about your sponsors, where you play your local tournaments, how your team was created, ect. Please send the information to Valerie@nppl.com

  

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Operation End War: The 11th Hour Approaches

Real Action Paintball is proud to bring this season’s hottest tactical game to two great locations. Our commanders and event staff are already preparing for Operation: EndWar – The Eleventh Hour, a two day event set to unfold on the amazing fields of Battlefront Paintball near Hubbard, Ohio! The action begins on Friday, July 27th, and continues all day Saturday! There will be open play on Sunday, utilizing the amazing fields you’ll explore during the main battle on Saturday!

After that, we’re sending Operation: EndWar west for an exclusive scenario game at The Paintball Zone, not too far from Modesto, California. That west coast scenario starts with a special engagement on Friday, September 28th, ahead of the main battle on Saturday. We have special events, challenges, and prizes lined up to make each of these two day Operation: EndWar scenario games a real treat.

Both sites are glad to offer free camping for all players who preregister, and invite you to bring your friends, your tent, and some good barbecue to make your Friday night a true celebration. Then stick around for open play on Sunday, and run through games on the same fields you explored during Operation: EndWar. These events are designed to provide a full weekend of paintball adventure, starting just as soon as you can get there on Friday…and allowing you to still have Sunday for whatever you have to do back home. We suggest, though, that you stay for even more heart-pounding tactical action!

The best part about these Operation: EndWar events is that they are truly tactical. The rules allow only magazine-fed markers, which means that every player will have realistic ammunition capacities in their interchangeable magazines…and it means that the markers you use and come up against in the action will look, feel, and handle just like duty-issue gear. This makes for the most realistic feel of any paintball scenario game, and changes the dynamic on the field to require marksmanship, communication, and truly tactical action.

The winners of our Operation: EndWar scenarios are those players and teams who demonstrate mastery of real-world combat skills…and who have the heart, dedication, and courage to battle through an Operation: EndWar scenario.

Save money by preregistering early for either event when you visit: http://operationendwar.com/game-registration

Get ready to prove yourself. Get ready for Operation: EndWar!

Real Action Paintball – As Real as it Gets!

2012 Mag Fed Paintball Event

East Coast Operation EndWar: Ohio, July 27-28

West Coast Operation EndWar: CA, September 28-29

Tacamo MKV Operation End War Package
($100 discount for registered players)
SKU: 015666
$374.95

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RAP4 MAG FED Takes The Coasts!

Real Action Paintball is proud to bring the season’s hottest scenario game to players across America by sponsoring Operation: EndWar in two popular regions! This summer, players can convoy to Hubbard, Ohio, for Operation: EndWar, The Eleventh Hour on July 27th-28th

…then load up and head west to The Paintball Zone near Modesto, California, for the September 28th-29thOperation: EndWar event!

These two great scenario games provide players the exclusive magazine-fed-only format, where the only paintball guns allowed are those that feed paint from spring-powered magazines! RAP4 wants you to experience scenario gaming action that is truly as real as it gets, and you can best experience the action and live the adventure when you’re carrying gear that truly reproduces real-life armament…which means real-world round counts in detachable magazines, fed into markers that exactly reproduce the look, feel, and operation of duty gear!

For players who don’t already own a magazine-fed marker, RAP4 is proudly sponsoring the rental packages players can reserve when they preregister to attend each Operation: EndWar event. These rental packages include a T68 mag-fed marker, three spring-powered magazines with a mag-carrying tactical pouch, a compressed air tank, and air fills for the weekend. While this gear is worth several hundred dollars, we’re able to offer you that complete rental package for the event for only $50…and when you decide to take that gear home, you can apply the rental fee towards the event’s special purchase price!

Preregister now, and you’ll save some cash over the normal entry fee…and you can make sure that we have a rental gear package waiting for you. You can even reserve a free campsite…but you have to let us know you’re coming by filling out the preregistration form here: http://operationendwar.com/game-registration

We want you to experience the hottest new development in tactical gaming – magazine-fed tactical games. We want you to feel the excitement of playing a realistic scenario, with meaningful missions, as you get the most out of paintball. And we want you to have the best gear in your hands when you take to the field, at Operation: EndWar, and every weekend.

Real Action Paintball – As Real as it Gets!

2012 Mag Fed Paintball Event

East Coast Operation EndWar: Ohio, July 27-28

West Coast Operation EndWar: CA, September 28-29

Enough is Enough! It’s Time for GLOBAL CONQUEST! The Real Life Scenario Game

Tippmann presents V-Force & Hell Survivor’s
GLOBAL CONQUEST™  
REAL-LIFE SCENARIO GAME
JUNE 23rd & 24th (Saturday & Sunday, Pinckney, Michigan USA)

“Seven Teams = Seven Nations… Battling for Global Domination and the Survival of the World!!”
Much like a giant game of RISK®, Global Conquest™ pits SEVEN COUNTRIES against each other in a compelling scenario of negotiation and battle that mimics real life – almost too accurately! This incredible story line has become one of the best-reviewed Scenarios! Join the fastest-growing Paintball experience at the legendary Hell Survivors®!!
– FEATURING DXS/DraXxuS® HELLFIRE™ PAINTBALLS!! 
This uniquely dramatic Scenario Game can be won financially or militarily. Seven Teams of Nations appoint ranking Government Officials, who engage the “Global Trade Exchange” to buy & sell Gold, Tactical Nuclear Weapons, Tanks, STAR WARS Laser Defense Systems, Airplanes, Attack Helicopters NATO Forces, and more! Everybody can lose if nuclear bombs destroy all seven nations! Skill, tactics, strategy, creativity and negotiating skills play vital roles! The collectible “Official Nation Jersey” representing your nation, is yours to keep! (A $49.95 value, worn during game.)

SCHEDULE:
Gate Opens / Wake up call:                   6:00am
Registration Open:         Saturday  7:00am 
Chrony Radar Open:                             8:00am
Game Starts: Phase I and III:              10:00am
Game Breaks: Phase I and III:                1:00pm
Mega Prize Giveaway:                             2:00pm
Game Resumes: Phase II and IV:          3:00pm
Game Ends – Phase II and IV:                6:00pm
Rental returns:                                         6:15pm

INFO: http://HellSurvivors.com

ABOUT: Hell Survivors® is the longest-running Paintball Field operation in the world. Innovators of many trendsetting features and methods of operation, Hell Survivors® focuses on pure family fun and Player enjoyment and convenience.

 

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Planet Eclipse Hooks Up with Shoreline to Produce STAARGATE

The Planet Eclipse Big Game: Staargate

 – The reigning ‘UK Scenario Game of the Year’
– The UK’s longest running scenario Big Game – 12 years!!

 – The Offical UKPSF Big Game
– Planet Eclipse first ever Scenario Event
– The 4th Leg of the Super6 Series
 – Shoreline’s final event of the 2012 season
Oh boy!!!
Shoreline Paintball and Planet Eclipse have a very very special event lined up. Do not miss what will be one of ‘THE’ events of the year.

Super Game 43 A HUGE Success!

SuperGame 43 has come and gone but it will sit in the record books as the largest and most successful SuperGames to date!  We had over 1000 participants each day at the event, and over 1300 on Saturday!  Our Vendor Village almost doubled in size with 27 companies representing their product with booth space.  We also raised a record amount for charity, with over $6000 going to the Mike Newton Esophageal Cancer Foundation and a Heart For Teri!  This was all made possible because of you, our past and present sponsors of the SuperGame.

I have set up a new permanent Facebook page for the SuperGame.  You can go to it at http://www.facebook.com/supergamepaintball.

SuperGame 44 will be held on August 17-19, 2012.  Let us know if you are planning on attending so we can make arrangements.  Here is a link to the SuperGame Sponsor page - http://supergame.tv/sponsorpage.html

 

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SWAT Team to Attend Operation End War

Real Action Paintball is proud to announce an amazing addition to the “Operation: End War – The 11th Hour” scenario this July 27-28 at Battlefront Paintball in Hubbard, Ohio. In addition to the day-long game on Saturday, and on top of the open play day on Sunday, we’re proud to invite members of the local SWAT team to host a very special training program on Friday night before the big game.

Their “SWAT for Dummies” course will feature real SWAT team members giving expert instruction in close quarters combat, squad maneuvers, and the practical and tactical use of M4-pattern carbines – like the MKV Mag-Fed Markers that every preregistered player with a rental package will be issued on arrival. They will also show you exactly how to get the most out of your mag-fed marker, from basic familiarization to expert-level reloading and marksmanship techniques.

Don’t pass up this once in a lifetime opportunity to learn tactical fundamentals from real professionals…

…and don’t miss your chance to use those skills the very next day at “Operation: End War – The 11th Hour”!

The giveaways are spectacular, too! In addition to prizes donated by the field, production company, and sponsors, founding sponsor Real Action Paintball is proud to give away an MKV Mag-Fed Marker, a T68 paint pistol, three sets of body armor, shirts and hats and a whole lot more!

Part of what sets this event apart is that “Operation: End War – The 11th Hour” is a mag-fed-only scenario – only markers that are magazine-fed will be allowed. No hoppers. That means that the action will be as real as it gets, from the realistic magazine capacity to the look, feel, and balance of the markers in use. This puts a premium on marksmanship, teamwork, communication, and maneuvers, meaning that players are tested on real-world skills and strategies…using gear as close to real-world hardware as it gets.

Players are encouraged to bring their own mag-fed markers to “Operation: End War – The 11th Hour.” Those who need to rent a mag-fed marker, or would like to try the MKV Mag Fed Marker Package that includes three magazines, mag pouches, tactical belt, and HPA tank, can reserve a rental package while preregistering. Once the MKV Mag-Fed Marker you rent proves itself to you, you can buy it on the spot…and apply your rental package fee as a discount towards its purchase! Everyone should bring their own goggles, and plan on using their own gear on Sunday for the open play day that follows this summer’s hottest scenario game!

To preregister and reserve your MKV Mag-Fed Marker Package, click here:

http://www.battlefrontpaintball.com/Calendar/Prereg/200/

More information: http://www.operationendwar.com

Real Action Paintball – As Real as it Gets!

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RAP4 Sponsors Hurt Locker Scenario Game

RAP4 is proud to sponsor this spring’s hottest paintball event: “The Hurt Locker,” produced by Ultimate Paintball Wars and hosted by Paintball USA in Acton, California, this April 14th-15th. To help this awesome scenario live up to our motto, “As Real as it Gets!” RAP4 is going to litter the field with our RAP4 Landmines and arm a lot of players with mag-fed T68 and Tacamo Conversion Kit markers. Step on a RAP4 Landmine, and you’ll get a rude surprise – a loud simulated explosion and burst of smoke simulation powder showing you that you’ve been eliminated.

The RAP4 Landmines add a whole new dimension of realism, as they behave just like real mines laid by, and encountered by, military forces around the world. The one exception: they’re designed exclusively for tactical gaming and military training, meaning that they’re safe to use. Set one off, though, and you’re eliminated just as if you’d been shot. With a storyline that pits US forces against terrorists who are known for setting booby traps and laying mines, these RAP4 Landmines play right into the event’s compelling storyline!

RAP4 will also bring an arsenal of mag-fed markers and cases of magazines, so players who are after the absolute height of realism can check out the unparalleled look, feel, and ergonomics of our magazine-fed markers. They’ll get a chance to shoot, purchase, and maybe even rent, some of the hottest configurations we offer…and then see for themselves how RAP4 is changing the game!

“The Hurt Locker” will also see a new RAP4 product deployed on the fields: RAP4 Battlefield Scented Smoke! These tactical smoke grenades give off the smell of burning ash to add an even more realistic element to the action!

At this amazing event, commanders and players in the “intelligence officer” role will have unprecedented field intelligence – Ultimate Paintball Wars will deploy a Datron Communications unmanned aerial vehicle to spy on the action! This tablet-PC –controlled aircraft hovers virtually silently wherever the commander chooses to fly it, relaying live, color video back to its operators…so real military personnel get an eye in the sky that can see over fortifications, around corners, and monitor developments without being detected!

One of those UAVs will be flying around “The Hurt Locker,” relaying real-time video back to team commanders…just like they currently serve for elite counter-terrorism teams!

For more information on RAP4 products that will be at “The Hurt Locker,” visit: www.rap4.com

For more information on the event, and to sign up now, visit: www.ultimatepaintballwars.com