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Old 06-05-2012, 09:52 PM #1
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Question Psp , Nppl , Tournaments?

Well I am not new to paintball.But I am curious about psp & nppl.Like what are they?I know there tournaments and stuff but is it like pros? Or even rookies ?

Is it like the NFL or NBA and have to be asked to join and be recruited? just curious? thanks to anyone who can help explain this too me.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:30 PM #2
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Like I don't know man. Like check out their websites, like, maybe?

Both are two differently formatted paintball tournaments. They have their own set of paintball bunkers, field dimensions, rules, and team sizes. Both tournaments are open to the public. They both have a "Pro" division however I'm pretty sure any team/player can play in any qualified division or higher; ie a team/player that qualifies for D4 can play Pro but a qualified Pro team can not play down. Of course each has their own specific rules about player qualifications.


NPPL:
"Sixteen Professional Teams have formed the National Professional Paintball League (NPPL). The player-owned league is dedicated to growing the sport of paintball at all levels of the game. For more information email info@nppl.com"

PSP:
"About Paintball Sports Promotions (PSP Events)
PSP Events is indisputably the most experienced tournament provider in the paintball industry. Comprised of manufacturers, distributers, professional players, and field and store owners, the diverse group that is PSP has a wealth of tournament paintball knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the industry from top to bottom.
PSP has expanded the potential of tournament paintball with its ever evolving format. With an emphasis on fast-paced, exciting play, the format is a player favorite. Also more favorably comparable to other sports with which the public can identify, the RaceTo format is spectator friendly.
Players love the competitive balance that only this format can provide. It all but eliminates fluke plays, lucky bounces, and questionable calls that plague competitors using other outdated formats.

PSP is proud to be the leading producer of professional paintball tournaments worldwide and is constantly striving to bring our teams, players, sponsors, and spectators the pinnacle of our sport.

Mission Statement
- Advance the SPORT of paintball
- Produce fairly reffed competitions for all levels of competitive paintball teams
- Provide a captive audience for our sponsors and vendors
- Produce value-filled events for teams, players, vendors, sponsors, and spectators"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationa...intball_League
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paintba...rts_Promotions
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:40 AM #3
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Basically they are the two biggest tournamentsdifferent in the US. Nppl is usually 7 man and players shoot in the mode of semi-auto capped at I believe 15 BPS. In the PSP player shoot in the mode of PSP Ramping which is capped I believe at 12.5 BPS. PSP also consistsof 5 players. Thats just the basics of things.
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