Frequently asked questions and answers about paintball.
Who plays paintball?
Paintball is played by millions of men and women of all ages, professions, lifestyles and social classes. Everyone will find their own play style that suits them best (from fast and dynamic offensive actions, through overflow actions of individuals, to snipers, who are waiting in secrecy near their own base on the inattentive, for the flag greedy, lousy enemy).
What should i bring with me?
Only footwear, ideally solid sport shoes. Then sportswear corresponding to the season. We'll borrow everything else on the spot.
Is the bullet hit painfull?
Most of the interventions you will likely feel, but it always depends on the point of impact and the distance from which the bullet is fired. Intervention could be likened to the hit of a squash ball. Paradoxically, the least painful is the hit to the head (mask) and the most common, also painless, is the intervention to the weapon.
How quickly the paintball ball flies and how this speed can be measured?
Under general rules, eed of the paintball ball may not exceed 90 m / s (300 ft / s). Ball speed is measured using a chronograph that works on the principle of so-called. Doppler radar.
Is there any national paintball association or organization in the Czech Republic?
Certainly, for several years is the sport sponsored in the Czech Republic by the national association PGBA.
From what age can i play paintball?
The age limit for the game is virtually non-existent, nevertheless the rule is that players under the age of 18 must have written permission from their parents. If you do not have the confirmation, we will not lend you the equipment and we will not allow you to go to the playfield. Or, it is enough for parents to be present at the event.
Do ladies also play paintball?
Of course. From our experience, it's girls who have a better overview on the playfield. But you can find it out for yourself.
Is paintball safe?
According to statistics, paintball is even safer than golf, swimming or tennis. Assuming all safety measures are met. Therefore, always keep in mind: Never remove a protective mask in the game, because the only way to really hurt yourself is to be hit in the eye!
What is a ball made of?
The ball is substantially A thin-walled gelatin capsule filled with a colored, water soluble, easily washable, and biodegradable, non-toxic mixtures of food colorings, vegetable oil and soap detergent. It is made on the same engines as vitamin preparations or other medicines.
Is paintball played when it rains?
Yes, paintball is played in any weather.
Is paintball a sport at all?
Definitely yes! Paintball is recognized as a sport worldwide. There is an international paintball association IPPA, which brings together national paintball unions. In the Czech Republic our national paintball association PGBA was accepted as an affiliate member of ČSTV.
How is paintball played?
Although there are many variations of this game, there are usually two teams facing each other and the goal of the game is to win the opponent's flag, defend their own flag and at the same time eliminate as many opponents as possible. A player who is struck by a ball that has left a clear colored mark is excluded from the game (fair admission of the hit is a prerequisite for the game). A player who leaves the playfield can not give a signal or otherwise communicate with other players on the playfield. Game mode is also greatly influenced by the number of players involved. There may be six, but also sixty. Even games involving several hundred players are not an exception. The number of players is limited only by the size and segmentation of the playfield. The game time limit is usually 20 minutes, but it always depends on the variant of the game. The course of the game is supervised by a referee who observes the rules and decides in case of controversial interventions.
What is the average number of fired balls per player?
This is totally individual and to a certain extent depends on number of players and how much time you spend on the playfield. Some people need 200 balls for the whole day (the capacity of one stack), some need 800 and more.
We have booked an event. Will we play by ourselves?
Most groups play alone and do not connect, which you can tick in your order. If you want to join another group, you can tick the open game in your order and we'll try to add you to someone.
Can we play paintball even in winter?
Paintball is played all year long, it's only about the client. We can arrive into the Giant Mountains J. In addition, we have an indoor hall in Prague where the temperature is considerably higher, so here you will play and you will not even suspect that it is freezing.
Is the equipment you rent hygienically clean?
All the equipment (gloves, masks, helmets) that you get to rent from us is, of course, clean, dry and fragrant, as it is washed after each use.
What do you when there is only few of us
Do not despair and contact us, there are more solutions, either you can join the open game or we try to add you to another group. We will surely find the solution.
What happens if we arrive at a smaller number than the minimum number of players on the field
In this case, the price of the event is increased by CZK 300 for each missing player.
Can alcohol be drunk during paintball?
Drinking alcohol during paintball is forbidden. If any of the players show signs of drunkenness, the organizer has the right to terminate the game. Entitlement to refund is completely extinguished.
Is it possible to play with your own equipment?
Yes it is. The player with their own equipment pays only the admission or if necessary blowing air. In addition, you may bring your own balls.