Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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NPPL Chicago Field Layout

Posted: 26 Apr 2011 10:02 AM PDT

Saturday, April 16, 2011

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PBX3 Exclusive on the Vanguard Demon

Posted: 15 Apr 2011 01:46 PM PDT

Vanguard came out with the Creed and it has done well. Vanguard is bringing a new gun to the market, the Demon and PaintballX3 has an exclusive on the marker.

PBX3 article on the Vanguard Demon

Advanced NPPL Ref Course

Posted: 15 Apr 2011 01:39 PM PDT

Want to be a referee for the NPPL Chicago Open? Well, now is your chance to become an official NPPL ref by attending their advanced ref course at CPX.

When: May 7 and 8, 2011
Where: CPX Sports Park
Cost: $100.00 (Free if you have reffed an NPPL event in 2009 or 2010)

The ref clinic is two days and goes from 8am – 4pm. Participants will learn everything needed to be a NPPL referee and will get to learn by reffing pro team Chicago Legend.

For an application or for further information, please call or email Valerie Evans at Valerie (at) nppl (dot) com or (714) 758-5575

Friday, April 15, 2011

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Test Layout for NPPL Chicago

Posted: 14 Apr 2011 09:04 AM PDT

The official layout for NPPL Chicago will be released on April 29, 2011. These 2 layouts are simply test layouts. Changes will be made for the actual layout.

I got these from the XSV page/blog.

Bikini Contest at NPPL Chicago

Posted: 14 Apr 2011 08:52 AM PDT

You would think that this would have been done at Huntington Beach instead. Seeing as the Surf City Open was on the beach.

Travel Discounts for PSP Chicago

Posted: 14 Apr 2011 08:49 AM PDT

PSP Chicago will be June 22-26 in Joliet, IL at CPX Paintball Park.

Delta Airlines
Save on your Delta flights to the PSP Chicago Open! To make reservations, just call 1 800 328 1111 ($25 fee is being waived for our group) and reference ticket designator: NM7GJ

Continental Airlines
To book travel online, enter the following code ZKET619710 in the Offer Code box when searching for flights

American Airlines
The valid travel dates for this discount are June 19 – 30, 2011. Place Promotion Code 3461EP in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically. This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines, American Eagle, and American Connection. International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car
CLICK HERE for discount link

Tickets for NPPL Chicago on Sale Now

Posted: 14 Apr 2011 08:37 AM PDT

The NPPL Chicago Open will be at CPX Sports Park in Joliet, IL on May 20-22, 2011. Grandstand and VIP tickets went on sale earlier this morning. Grandstand seating for Friday or Saturday is $10 and Sunday is $17, pay $25 for the 3-day package. VIP tickets are $34 for Friday or Saturday and $51 for Sunday, $84.15 for the 3-day package.

These prices do not include the processing fee or whatever the extra $1-5 extra that is tacked on to the final price.

Friday, April 08, 2011

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Las Vegas Premier Paintball Now a Feeder Series for NPPL

Posted: 07 Apr 2011 01:37 PM PDT

The NPPL announces Las Vegas Premier Paintball as an official 2011 Feeder Series

Las Vegas Premier Paintball has been in business for many years and is no stranger to running paintball events. The NPPL is proud to announce (LVPP) has signed on as an official NPPL Feeder Series. LVPP will host the D3 7 man and D4 5 man NPPL format with the grand prize winning entry to the NPPL upper seven World Series Championships held in Las Vegas November 11th 12th and 13th * Be sure to sign up today!

Event dates:

May 1st, 2011

September 4th, 2011

October 16th, 2011

Entry fees are at a low, to obtain more information or to register please visit their website at or call (702) 574-2066. You can also email Thomas Hughes at Don’t miss your chance to win a free entry spot into the greatest paintball show on earth, NPPL Super 7 World Series.

*In order to win an NPPL entry fee 10 or more teams must sign up for each event.

Hotels for PSP Chicago

Posted: 07 Apr 2011 01:30 PM PDT

Best Western Inn and Suites
4380 Enterprise Drive, Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: (815) 730-7500 and ask for “PSP Paintball” group rate
- 13 miles from the event
- Continental Breakfast
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- $81.99/night for 2 queen beds

Motel 6 South
1850 McDonough Street, Joliet, IL 60431
Call 800-544-4866 to make reservations and ask for Group #M441800007
- 9 miles from the event
- Rate per night/1 person: 36.99 Sun-Thurs/39.99 Fri-Sat
- Rate per night/2 people: 42.99 Sun-Thurs/45.99 Fri-Sat
- Rate per night/3 people: 45.99 Sun-Thurs/48.99 Fri-Sat
- Rate per night/4 people: 48.99Sun-Thurs/51.99 Fri-Sat
- Must 21+ to check in

Keep in mind, this is a motel 6 so it’s not the best place to stay but certainly is the cheapest.

Holiday Inn Joliet – Conference Center
411 South Larkin Avenue, Joliet, IL 60436
Phone: 1-815-729-2000 ask for Group Code: PSP
- 9 miles from the event
- $99/night for 2 queen beds

Fairfield Inn South
1501 Riverboat Center, Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: (815) 741-3499 and ask for the “PSP” group rate
- 11 miles from the event
- Deluxe Continental Breakfast
- Indoor pool
- Hot tub
- Free Wi-fi
- $109.99/night for 2 queen beds

Hollywood Casino Joliet ALL GUESTS MUST 21+
2200 Empress Drive, Joliet, IL 60434
For reservations, call 888 436-7737 and reference the block “Paintball”
- 12 miles from the event
- Continental Breakfast
- Indoor Pool
- Hot tub
- Internet (not wi-fi)
- $89.27/night Wed, Thurs, Sun
- $123.17/night Fri, Sat
- MAX of 4 people/room

Hampton Inn I-80
1521 Riverboat Center Drive, Joliet, IL 60436
Phone: 815-725-2424 and request group code “PSP”
- 12 miles from the event
- Hot breakfast
- Wi-fi
- Indoor Pool
- hot tub
- 24hr fitness center
- 24hr business center
- 32in LCD tv
- Microwave
- Fridge
- $109/night for King bed and pull-out sofa

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Joliet South
1515 Riverboat Center Drive, Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: 815-741-2400 and ask for group code “PSP”
- 12 miles from the event
- Full Kitchen
- 32in Flat Screen TV
- Continental Breakfast from 6am-9am M-f, 7am-10am Sat-Sun
- 24hr quick market
- Laundry Facility
- Indoor Pool and whirlpool from 6am-11pm
- Free Wi-fi
- $119/night for a King bed and pull out sofa

Motel 6 North “I-55″
3551 Mall Loop Drive, Joliet, IL 60431
Call 800 544 4866 to make reservations and ask for Group #M129600052
- 19 miles from the event
- Rate per night/1 person: 39.99 Sun-Thurs/45.99 Fri-Sat
- Rate per night/2 people: 45.99 Sun-Thurs/51.99 Fri-Sat
- Rate per night/3 people: 48.99 Sun-Thurs/54.99 Fri-Sat
- Rate per night/4 people: 51.99Sun-Thurs/57.99 Fri-Sat
- Must be 21+ to check in

Comfort Inn North
3235 Norman Avenue, Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: (815) 436-5141 and ask for the “PSP” Rate
- 13 miles from the event
- Continental Breakfast
- $76.49/night for 2 queen beds

Hampton Inn “I-55″
3555 Mall Loop Drive, Joliet, IL 60431
Phone: 815-439-9500 and request group code “PSP”
- 19 miles from the event
- Hot Breakfast
- Free wi-fi
- Indoor Pool
- Hot tub
- 24hr fitness center
- 24hr business center
- 32in LCD Tv
- Fridge
- Microwave
- $104/night for a King bed and pull-out sofa bed

Area Campgrounds

Martin Campground-Joliet
725 Cherry Hill Road, Joliet, IL 60436
Phone: (815) 726-3173

Leisure Lake Membership Resort
21900 S.W. Frontage Road, Joliet, IL 60436
Phone: (815) 741-9405

Lakepoint Club Corp
24801 Lakepoint Drive, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone: (815) 476-2196

A-Ok Campgrounds of Frankfort
1999 S. Lagrange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423
Phone: (708) 479-5626

Shadow Lakes Properties
24019 W. Coal City Road, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone: (815) 458-2151

Enchanted Shores Of Killarney
11018 W. Wilmington Road, Peotone, IL 60468
Phone: (708) 258-6040

PE Comes Out with Geo 2.1

Posted: 07 Apr 2011 12:48 PM PDT

Now, the Geo2.1 brings some of the critically acclaimed features of the recent Ego11 to the Geo. Namely the New POPS ASA and the Angled Swivel on the SL3 regulator.
These 2 new additions further improve the already exceptional ergonomics of the Geo2 as well as producing a sleeker and more attractive profile.
Of course all the other characteristics of the Geo2 remain, such as its excellent handling of fragile paint and the fully featured and E-Portal compatible electronics. This is still Geo. Just Refined…

Geo 2 GST-Style Bolt Assembly
Geo 2 Propshaft with Spring-Loaded Drive Core
SL3 Inline Regulator – Works With Any Tank
E-Portal Compatible – Update Firmware, Splash Screens and User Settings
Shaft4 Barrel 14″/0.689″ – Longer, tighter control bore improves efficiency and consistency
92% Larger Multicoloured Transflective LCD Module
Ego10-Style Grip Frame and Grips
Extended Grip Pitch – Increased Comfortable and Stability
Spool Valve Design
Low Reciprocating Mass – Bolt 17g
ISCIS (Innovative Solenoid Controlled Isolation System) Mechanism
SC (Spool-Cure) Bolt – helps eliminate 2nd ball clipping in the feed stack.
6-Second Strip Down – To remove and separate all internal Bolt components
Tool-less Bolt removal – all internal bolt components removed without tools
BBSS (Break Beam Sensor System)
Def-Tek Offset Feed
C-Lever Clamping Feedneck with Sprocket Wheel
Dual Selectable Trigger Switching – Opto and Micro Switches
Dual Trigger Return Mechanisms – Spring and Magnetic Return
Integrated Audible Beeper for Alarms and Actuations
Capped and Uncapped Ramp Modes
All Major Tournament Presets
9 Preset Debounce Modes
5-Point Adjustable Trigger
T-Rail Mounting System
POPS – On/Off/Purge ASA System

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

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Vendor Spots Open for PSP Chicago

Posted: 05 Apr 2011 12:48 PM PDT

PSP Chicago will be June 22 – 26, 2011 at CPX Sports Park in Joilet, IL. There are many options for space rental. PSP Chicago is one of the largest events and the perfect opportunity to show off your merchandise, whether your company has been in the industry forever or if you are just starting out. The Chicago Open is 5 days long, so hundreds of people get to see what you have for sale.

Vendor Application

After you finish filling out the application, fax it to Camille Lemanski at (866) 237 7064

Watch the NCPA Championships

Posted: 05 Apr 2011 12:34 PM PDT

Check out the 2011 NCPA College and High School Paintball Championships April 15-17 from Central Florida Paintball in Lakeland Florida.

Free-Live webcasts, April 15-17. Visit to watch.

College Paintball Returns to Fox College Sports! Fox College Sports will be broadcasting the 2011 NCPA National Championships, presented by Empire Paintball, nationwide in June 2011. Visit for all broadcast dates and times.

NPPL HB Results

Posted: 05 Apr 2011 12:29 PM PDT

1st – San Diego Dynasty
2nd – Sacremento XSV
3rd – Edmonton Impact
4th – Chicago Legend

1st – Critical Wrecking Crew
2nd – Warped Army
3rd – Seattle Siege
4th – Impact Echo

1st – Tombstone
2nd –
3rd – Fusion
4th – Marine Team One

1st – DBS
2nd – Minions
3rd – Chicagoland
4th – H8 factory

D4 5-man:
1st – Sacramento Royals
2nd – Centermass Hawaii
3rd – Toxic
4th – RIT Tiger

1st – Total Grief
2nd –
3rd – Blitz
4th – Xandata

Dynasty is just tearing it up on the pro circuit this year. This win at Huntington Beach makes it their third 1st place victory this year (PSP, Millenium, NPPL) and their 50th 1st place finish overall.