New Players - FAQs
If you’ve ever considered playing paintball, chances are, you have quite a few questions. At Aggression Paintball, we’re here to help alleviate any fears you may have and help you unleash the fun and excitement that only Aggression Paintball can deliver! If your questions aren’t addressed below, feel free to call us at (806) 383-5688.
What is paintball?
Paintball is both a sport and a game. Games can incorporate a number of themes and variations, played in both wooded areas and on speedball courses. At Aggression Paintball, we offer wooded fields with forts, bunkers, barricades, sniper trails, and ample natural cover as well. We have two speedball courses, a three-man with 24 bunkers and a regulation size X-ball with 52 bunkers.
Who can play?
Paintball is for anyone who is in reasonably good health. If you’re under the age of 18, the parental consent form must be completed. Our minimum age is 10.
Is it safe?
At Aggression Paintball, we use every safety precaution and recommended safety feature available. That’s not to say you won’t possibly get a minor bruise on occasion, but by following the guidelines for correct and safe play, paintball is one the safest of all team sports. Regardless of where you play paintball, always play at a field that has a dedication to safety with referees, chronographs to properly chrono your gun and shoot at the right speed, and play according to safety guidelines. Do not play at outlaw fields, in backyards, or on property that is not designated for paintball play.
Does it hurt?
We’re not going to lie. You’ll get a kick out of running, jumping and dodging the paintball. You’ll also get a rush from the competition of trying to make the points to win. In doing so, you will most likely get “marked” by a paintball and when you do, you might feel a little sting. The sensation is similar to getting snapped by a rubber band and typically only lasts a couple of seconds.
What is a paintball?
Paintball are round, thin-skinned gelatin capsules with colored liquid inside. They are similar to large, round vitamin capsules or even bath oil beads. Paintballs contain non- toxic, non-caustic, water-soluble and biodegradable fill that rinses out of clothing and off skin with mild soap and water.
Where can we play?
For your safety, you can play on Aggression Paintball’s fields. Don't take the risk of playing in unlicensed, uninsured, and improperly zoned areas. Outlaw fields can present hazards and possibly be illegal. No matter where you play, always play safe. Aggression Paintball offers a safe environment to enjoy paintball properly and we’re open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Weekdays are available by reservation. We are also open on holidays and for special events – just check our upcoming events page for more details.
Can I bring my own food and/or beverage?
Outside food and beverages are allowed at Aggression Paintball, but keep in mind that drugs and alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Drinks are available for purchase at Aggression Paintball.
What should I wear?
Many people like to wear camouflage or hunting clothing when playing paintball. We recommend wearing loose-fitting pants and a long sleeve plaid shirt if you want an alternative to camouflage. Hiking boots, combat boots, or athletic shoes are all great choices for footwear. Tank tops, shorts, and open toe shoes are NOT allowed. Face paint is optional, but keep in mind you will be wearing a facemask. Aggression Paintball offers camos, jumpsuits, and specialty clothing available for rent.
What about equipment and paint and what does FPO mean?
FPO stands for Field Paint Only, meaning you cannot bring in your own paint to use on our field. All paint shot on Aggression Paintball’s field or chrono range must be paint purchased from our field. We supply all the equipment needed to play the game and various packages are available. This rule is safety driven and you will find our paint is reasonably priced and offered in various grades.
You may bring your own equipment, but we will inspect it to ensure your equipment meets our safety standards. Follow these safety procedures:
1. All goggles must be unaltered, full-face masks. Cracks in the lenses are not allowed.
2. Paintball markers must be semi-automatic with a trigger guard. Aggression Paintball also requires barrel socks or plugs.
3. All CO2 or High Pressure tanks must be within test date. High-pressure fiber wrap tanks may not have any cracks or fraying. Stickers, decals or other coverings as well as bulk CO2 fill stations are not allowed. While CA fill stations are allowed, they are subject to inspection.
4. Every gun is subject to inspection and exclusion from use, if it is determined to be unsafe. Maximum velocity is 280 fps.
Why can’t I bring my own paint?
Insurance and liability, cleanup, safety, enjoyment and economics top our list of reasons for not allowing outside paints to be brought into Aggression Paintball. By using paint, we can assure a quality product and a safe environment for all. Some paints don't clean up as well as our field paint and they can leave stains, especially tournament grade and some neon colors. This also makes it more difficult for our customers to clean their equipment and clothing.
Safety is another concern at Aggression Paintball. If you’ve played at other facilities, you may have noticed that some paintballs hurt more than others upon contact. This is not only a function of how fast the gun is shooting (and that’s why we chrono everyone's gun to 280 fps), but also of the shell type and fill. Inferior paints tend to use a recycled gelatin shell, which doesn’t break as easily. As a result, they hurt more. If the paintball breaks on contact as designed, the energy will be distributed evenly, allowing for more fun and less pain than if you were to get hit with other paintballs.
Finally, maintaining a paintball field is costly. Field paint helps pay for insurance, repairs, forts, maintenance, and other efforts necessary to providing our community a first-class paintball facility. Aggression Paintball’s paints are specially formulated from top-grade premium paint that shoots great, breaks easily and cleans up nicely. Our premium paint is available for only $68 per case and provides 2,000 rounds.
What if I do sneak in my own paint?
You will be asked to leave the facility for the rest of the day, and there are no refunds - so please do not put yourself, or us in that situation.
What if it's paint I got from you before?
If you have paint left over after a day of play, please let us know. You can bring it back in without any problems because the paint is unique to our field.
Will weather dampen our day?
Aggression Paintball is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday YEAR-ROUND. We only stop play when there are lightning strikes on or near the park grounds. Play will resume as soon as the storm passes.
Do you have any indoor fields?
Can I get my tank filled or buy equipment there?
Aggression Paintball fills CO2 and Compressed Air to 4500 lbs. A variety of upgrade equipment and repair parts are available and we repair most guns and paintball equipment.
How much does paintball cost?
A day of paintball, which includes admission, rental equipment and your paint, can cost between $20 and $50, depending on how much paint you shoot. Aggression Paintball does offer memberships that will save you money.
How much does a private game cost?
Aggression Paintball’s standard rate for a private game is $29 per person. To reserve a date and time for your private game, we require a minimum deposit of $100 paid at least one week in advance. Once you arrive at the field, the group organizer can choose to apply the $100 deposit towards to final balance of the party, or we can refund the organizer their deposit and everyone can pay individually. If your group falls short of the minimum of 10 players, the group’s organizer will lose $10 per person that they are missing from the required 10 players.
How long do we play?
Individual games last between 12 and 20 minutes. The entire day lasts 8 to 9 hours. On a typical day, we play at least 50 games. The action is fast and turnaround is quick.