Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS PAINTBALL?
Paintball is an exhilarating version of capture the flag. Two opposing teams compete using paintball markers that are powered by compressed air. The markers propel a safe, non-toxic washable gelatin capsule filled with water based paint. Opponents are eliminated when they are marked by the paint-balls. A team is victorious when they have successfully marked and eliminated all opposing players and retrieved the flag and taken it to a designated base.
WHO CAN PLAY?
Paintball appeals to both genders and people of all ages. However, our minimum age for players is 10 years of age. Anyone under the age of eighteen must also have their legal guardian sign and date our waiver.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
We supply players with all the necessary equipment needed to play paintball. However, we do recommend that people wear old, dark clothing. Nonetheless, we do rent jerseys and pants. Also, we have plenty of vending machines that sell hot and cold foods along with drinks.
DOES IT HURT TO PLAY PAINTBALL?
There is a bit of a sting, similar to being snapped with a rubber band. Sometimes it can leave a bruise. We do our best to limit close range encounters with our minimum 10 ft rule.
HOW MANY GAMES DO I GET TO PLAY?
The amount of games can vary depending on what day you play or if it’s a private party. Games normally last 15 min long. Depending on group size, players can play anywhere between 10-15 games per session.
CAN I BRING MY OWN PAINTBALL GUN, GOGGLES & PAINT?
You can bring your own paintball gun. We allow ramping, but no full auto or burst modes. You can also bring your own paintball goggles. You must have goggles that are manufactured specifically for paintball and they must have a full face mask and ear protection. The paintballs have to be purchased directly from our field.
HOW DO I MAKE RESERVATION & HOW FAR IN ADVANCE?
It is required to fill out our registration form. We recommend that groups try to reserve 2-3 weeks in advance, however it can be done in less time depending on availability of space and equipment. After you fill out the form please use on of the following 4 ways that we can receive it.
1. Fax 417-866-8801
2. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Mail it to 310 N. Karnage lane Springfield, Mo 65802
4. Stop by our location.
If you can not download the registration form, we can fax it, e-mail it or call us and we will mail you one.
DO I NEED TO PAY FOR RESERVATIONS PRIOR TO SCHEDULE DATES?
No, however we do require a $50 non-refundable deposit. This amount will be deducted or returned to whoever scheduled the party, when your group shows up to play. Minimum of 10 players required to book private parties. If you show up with less than ten players in your party you will be charged for 10 players, at the normal rental rate that include 100rds.
We do not charge your card or deposit your method of payment until the day of the scheduled date.
IF I BRING MORE PLAYERS THAN I SCHEDULED, CAN THEY PLAY?
Yes, if we do not have all of our equipment already reserved and you will be able to receive any eligible lower group rates.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I BRING A GROUP WITHOUT RESERVATIONS?
Everyone will be able to play, however the group will not be private. This means that all the players will be mixed in with the other “walk-on” players that have arrived that day.