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Old 07-01-2015, 05:02 PM #1
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ALL ENTRY FEES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015




History:
The first Streetball Tournament, in 2007, was a huge success. All those who participated enjoyed the event. Beginners, with the help of players from Team VICIOUS, were able to have fun, gain experience, and learn more about the sport. More advanced players had the opportunity to play with a different group of people and in a different atmosphere than the normal tournament setting, while still being able to enjoy the competitive nature as well as learn from their team captains, all players of Professional Team VICIOUS.

The VICIOUS Streetball events held the following 8 years proved to be just as exciting, with the events continually growing in size and popularity, leading to the the addition of a Spring Streetball Lite tournament in April of 2014. We are looking to continue the tradition of fun for the 9th year in a row with the 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament!



What it is:
The Streetball Tournament is a fun and relaxed event in which players are randomly assigned to teams by a lottery system before the event. New to the game? Don’t have a team? It doesn’t matter. All players of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Teams are split up evenly, based on each player’s experience level, determined by their ranking in the American Paintball Players Association (APPA)*. This offers a chance for those with little to no paintball experience to become introduced with a more tournament-styled paintball atmosphere. It also offers a more laidback and unique change of pace for those more experienced players. Each team will be captained by a member of Team VICIOUS, who will assist players by giving tips, answering questions, etc. In addition, each team will receive their own distinct jerseys which the players get to keep. The tournament is made to be as inexpensive as possible, encouraging newer players to participate.


How it works:
Teams are chosen at random through a lottery system. Names are drawn, by chance, based on each player’s APPA* ranking, and assigned to a team. All players with an APPA* ranking of D2 will be drawn first, followed by those with a D3 ranking, followed by D4, and so on, until all players have been assigned teams. Each team will have a member of Team VICIOUS playing with them and acting as the team captain. Due to teams being picked based solely on a lottery system, the playing abilities of each team as a whole are relatively equal among all the teams. This helps ensure that all players attending the event have a fun and positive experience.

* The APPA is an independent player tracking system, used to classify players based on their level of tournament experience. Those with no tournament experience within the APPA system will still be required to sign up and receive a unique identification number to help ensure accuracy in the lottery system. There is absolutely no cost to you to sign up for this. We do NOT require you to purchase any kind of ID card, just sign up for the FREE identification number.

APPA (American Paintball Players Association):
Each player is required to have an APPA identification number for the 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament. This id number must be submitted when the player signs up for the tournament. If you do not have an APPA number, you can sign up for one HERE. Please make sure the information you submit is correct, as it will be used to determine your APPA rank, and will impact which round of the lottery you are picked in. There is absolutely no cost to the player to sign up for the APPA. We do NOT require you to purchase any kind of ID card, just sign up for the FREE identification number.



ALL ENTRY FEES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015



Event Date:
Sunday September 27, 2015


Event Location:
The 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament is held at Mad Cow Paintball in Louisville, NE. http://www.madcowpaintball.com

The doors will open at 8:00am for player check-in the morning of Sunday September 27, 2015

The address and other information for Mad Cow Paintball can be found on their website, Mad Cow Paintball.

ALL PLAYERS MUST COMPLETE AN ONLINE WAIVER. PLEASE DO THIS BEFORE COMING TO THE FIELD SUNDAY MORNING!!! This will help speed up the checkin process. The waivers can be found here:

https://www.digitalwaiversrus.com/waiverSignup.php?CIACustomerID=27114


Entry Fee:
Registration for the 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament is $65 per player (due when the player signs up). This includes a custom 2015 Streetball Tournament jersey for the player to keep, as well as includes the field fee and air fee. All entry fees are 100% non-refundable, and are due when the player calls to sign up.



To sign up today you can email JBortol@gmail.com OR you can call and talk to Julie at 402-350-4472.

Unfortunately, we do have to put a limit on the number of players that can attend the event. To help ensure that you get a spot in the tournament this year, make sure to sign up early so you don't miss out!!!


ALL ENTRY FEES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015


Paint:
The 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament is an Event Paint Only event.

Paintballs will be priced at $60 (plus tax) per case of 2000 paintballs of Ultra Evil Paintballs. In order to help ensure that the event is fair and fun for every player, the team's will be using team paint for their games. This means that at the beginning of the day each player purchases a single case of paint, and the team as a whole uses all of this paint first. After this paint has been consumed, each player will pitch in more paint as necessary. If the team only needs to purchase 4 more cases, then the cost of those 4 cases is divided evenly among everyone on the team.

For the 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament we will be using Ultra EVIL Paintballs (or a comparable ball, depending on weather conditions the day of the event).

APPA (American Paintball Players Association):
Each player is required to have an APPA identification number for the 2015 VICIOUS Streetball Tournament. This id number must be submitted when the player signs up for the tournament. If you do not have an APPA number, you can sign up for one HERE. Please make sure the information you submit is correct, as it will be used to determine your APPA rank, and will impact which round of the lottery you are picked in. There is absolutely no cost to you to sign up for this. We do NOT require you to purchase any kind of ID card, just sign up for the FREE identification number.



ALL ENTRY FEES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
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Old 07-10-2015, 11:20 AM #2
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