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Old 04-07-2010, 01:46 AM #1
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In order to have a smooth event this weekend, we have compiled some basic information to help you and your team. If you have a question that you don't see answered here please email us at

Venue Address:
NPPL 2010 Surf City Open
South Side of Pier
103 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, California 92648

The Huntington Beach Police Dept has requested that no markers be publicly exposed other than on the field, staging area, or chrono range.

Display markers in the trade show vendors area by the vendors is acceptable. In short this means your guns must be stored out of sight unless you are in authorized "private player paddocks" areas. Your markers must be stored out of sight at all other times. If you need repairs from a vendor, you must put it in a bag and transport. Do not have your markers out in public areas, hotels or in your cars.

Markers displayed or exposed in any other way could result in an immediate ejection from the event or a 3 game suspension

This rule applies to............ players, vendors, staff, judges, visitors, and anyone else at the event.

This includes the parking lot, hotels etc..

Please be paintball responsible!

Playing days and times

Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Game schedules will be posted at April 7th


Parking is not free anywhere in Huntington Beach . Parking will be in designated area east or south east of the playing field, or in public garages downtown .

You will be able to drop off gear bags in the parking lot between Dukes Restaurant and the Lifeguard Headquarters see site layout. Do not leave any personal items or bags unattended.

Paint sales and payment

Paintballs must be purchased directly from authorized paint vendors located at the KEE Action Sports Truck or the Valken truck. Any paintballs used in the tournament that were not purchased from NPPL authorized sponsors will result in severe penalties for the player in question or the offending team.

Captains Meeting

All teams must send a representative to the captains meeting!

The Captains meeting will be Thursday April 8th at 5pm on the main Grandstand.

Some important things you must know and communicate to your team...These will be discussed at the Captains meeting...

Swearing- No warnings will be given. Zero tolerance for malicious swearing at another player, Referee, staff member, or any other person, Depending on the circumstances, we may eject any aggressive or profane act with no warning of any kind to any player at any time. A referee may at his/her discretion give player's warnings for non-aggressive profanity.

Speaking or arguing with a Judge after you are eliminated, Zero tolerance for any player speaking after being eliminated. Penalties will be assessed immediately and without warning at ref's discretion.

Penalties will be swift and many at the start of each divisional round... unless of course everybody decides to play honorably.


All teams need to check in at the registration booth prior to play. The Registration booth will be open on-site Thursday at 9 am. For teams that are coming in early you can register Wednesday night at the Huntington Beach Hotel from 7 pm to 9 pm in the front Lobby.
Registration is simple.

Step 1: Team captain picks up player package fills out waivers, roster forms, and applicable documents.

Step 2: Make sure entire roster has their 2010 NPPL card.

Step 3: If you registered for your ID card online, and followed the instructions, your card will be available for pick up in the Express ID line. If you paid for your ID online, please bring your receipt to avoid any confusion. If you did not pay online, but registered, please bring $40.00 cash (No checks, Debit or Credit Cards accepted) and your government issued ID with your full name, date of birth and picture.

Step 4: If you did not register online, or your online application was not filled out correctly, proceed to the regular ID booth (beside registration booth), fill out your 2010 NPPL ID application form, return to booth pay $60.00 cash (No checks, Debit or Credit Cards accepted), have your picture taken, show your government issued ID with your full name, date of birth and picture, and receive your ID card or temporary ID card.

Step 3: Team hands back player package, shows ID's for every rostered player and receives wristbands for athletes and pit staff.

Wednesday April 7, 7:00 pm to 9:00pm Hotel Huntington Beach Lobby
Thursday, April 8th 9:00am (on site)
Friday, April 9th:7:00am (on-site)
Saturday, April 10, April 9th:7:00am (on-site)

Secured areas

Any player caught on the field without a NPPL issued wristband will be heavily penalized, and probably suspended for the remainder of the tournament. Players caught with no signed waiver WILL be suspended for the rest of the year and 2010 from all NPPL events.

Access to the staging area will be through one secured entrance. Anyone caught breaching/opening sealed fencing, will be heavily penalized, and or ejected from the tournament.

ID Cards

All players who are on the roster of a team playing in the event must have a 2010 NPPL ID card. Cost for an ID card at the event is $60.00 Cash only (No checks, Debit or Credit Cards accepted).

The penalty for not playing with a card, suspension from event, loss of points and a minimum $500.00 fine, due immediately from the offender or team captain.

Please do not complain to ID staff when you have to pay your $20.00 extra for not registering online ....And don't tell them that you did register when you know you did not.

If you had a problem uploading your ID photo, it was because it was over the size limit as stated on the online application form.

Please note some of the rules concerning your roster and ID Cards also...

You will be asked about your entire paintball playing history and current National ranking on the NPPL registration form either online or on our application for at the event. Please make sure your information is accurate, or you and your team could be subject to prize forfeiture, penalties, civil legal action and/or suspensions.

You will be required to show Government issued ID with your full name, birth date, and picture before you will be issued your ID card

Your respect will be appreciated

Pit Crew

A team may have up to 4 pit crew members on their roster. The cost for each pit crew members pass is $10.00

Those pit crew members have access to the player paddocks, during the team's division games time only.

Pit Crew must have a wristband to be in paddocks, or will be ejected from tournament grounds for the weekend.

Any person we deem to be a problem at the event, will be asked to leave. Police will be called if necessary for any issue.

Drug and Alcohol use

There will be zero tolerance for the use of any drugs on tournament property OR the surrounding area. Anyone caught using or under the influence of drugs will be evicted from the tournament premises immediately, for the duration of the event by NPPL security.

Alcohol may be consumed in the licensed VIP facility only. Any athlete playing under the influence of alcohol will be suspended from the event for the weekend.

Code of Conduct

Paying your entry fee to play in any paintball tournament gives you the right to be included in the schedule of games, and to play paintball. It also gives you and every other team a fair chance to win the tournament.

It does not give you the right to be rude, irritating, demeaning or aggressive to any other person at the event. This especially applies to Judges and any NPPL staff members.

Failure to comply will result in immediate ejection from the tournament at our discretion.

Paintball Trade show and Exposition

The NPPL will once again be hosting a huge trade show on the Beach. The hours of operation will be...

- Thursday 1:00 pm- 7:00 pm
- Friday 9:00am- 5:00 pm
- Saturday 9:00am- 5:00pm
- Sunday 9:00am- 5:00pm
- The Angel VIP booth is open 11:00 am- 5:00 pm daily.

Even if you are not playing in the tournament, make sure you come and check out the special event only deals from the worlds biggest paintball companies!

Spectators and Trade show Guests

There is a $10.00 admission per day fee for spectators to watch center court from the Grandstands. Tickets will be available at the Grandstand ticket kiosk.

Limited amounts of VIP tickets will be available at the Grandstand kiosk all three days. Prices are $40.00 per day, or $100.00 for the weekend.

VIP is sponsored by Angel Sports, Monster Energy Drink, Kona Micro Brewery and Sharkeez Grill.

Live video webcast

Tell your friends, family, and enemies to tune into the webcast all weekend long.

Live video starts at 11am sharp Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 9:00am.

Watch live (for free) all weekend at

Players Party - Every night at Sharkeez HB

Sharkeez Surf City Open Paint ball Tournament

Friday 9th- Sunday 11th

-Bring in a team of 7 or more between 11am and 7pm and receive complimentary FREE appetizer platters. MUST CALL AND MAKE A RESERVATION

-Call 714.606.4093 or email to make reservations for your team

Special NPPL Drink Deals All day all night
$2.50 bud light draft
$4.00 jack and coke
$3.00 red headed stepchild shots

Huge HB wrap-up Party Sunday night at Sharkeez HB located on Main Street.
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Old 04-07-2010, 02:02 AM #2
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I hope each team gets one parking pass maybe? That would be nice.

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Old 04-07-2010, 02:45 AM #3
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Old 04-08-2010, 05:10 PM #4
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