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Old 11-05-2019, 01:02 PM #1
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New National Paintball League for 2020 - For The Player Paintball League - Canceled

A new league is making plans for 2020. Do you think they have what it takes to go the distance?

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We want to welcome all teams to For The Player Paintball League. We not only offer the best prize packages in the game but will be bringing you the best experiences as well. We hope to grow tournament paintball so that teams can not only make money but make great memories while doing so. We also want to help grow not only the big paintball companies but the little companies as well. Let’s grow paintball together!




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Old 11-05-2019, 01:04 PM #2
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It's certainly short notice. I wish them the best of luck.
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Old 11-05-2019, 01:48 PM #3
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Old 11-05-2019, 01:52 PM #4
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I like to think that a league can survive while giving out 100% paint costs and $100k in prizes, but I don't see how it's possible without taking a massive loss. Without outside money, doesn't seem feasible.
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Old 11-05-2019, 02:44 PM #5
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The new Social Paintball league?
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Old 11-05-2019, 02:59 PM #6
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Who's behind the league?
Not many names can get the kind of funding for something like this...
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Old 11-05-2019, 03:19 PM #7
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Old 11-05-2019, 03:33 PM #8
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Is Matt W. Involved? I like that they have a semi pro division.
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Old 11-05-2019, 03:54 PM #9
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Yea if its not social they are def ripping off the name. Nor do I see this actually happening 10k for d4. Seems like a pipe dream
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Old 11-05-2019, 04:12 PM #10
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Is Matt W. Involved? I like that they have a semi pro division.
He stated on FB that he reached out to them asking if they needed Tech help so i'm going to say he was not directly related from the beginning.
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Old 11-05-2019, 04:23 PM #11
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Who's behind the league?
Not many names can get the kind of funding for something like this...
Funny enough, I asked and they straight up declined to answer.

Martin, Elvin and Joseph are listed on their "Contact Us" page but I don't know their last names.
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Old 11-05-2019, 04:46 PM #12
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Looks great on paper, however, am fan of transparency. So looking forward to details. Locations look great. As a Marylander, I've always wanted to field an East Coast team for a WCPPL because that league looks very fun as well.
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Old 11-05-2019, 05:04 PM #13
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LOL!!! ALL SMOKE!!! Just some losers that wana ruffle a couple feathers just like Matt whatever with the "npl" no one take this seriously!
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Funny enough, I asked and they straight up declined to answer.

Martin, Elvin and Joseph are listed on their "Contact Us" page but I don't know their last names.
Not gonna lie, they had us in the first half

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Old 11-06-2019, 06:42 AM #15
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He stated on FB that he reached out to them asking if they needed Tech help so i'm going to say he was not directly related from the beginning.
I'm sure they replied "lol, no"

Good luck to this. Wish them the best but don't expect anything to come of this.
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Old 11-06-2019, 08:52 AM #16
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Funny enough, I asked and they straight up declined to answer.

Martin, Elvin and Joseph are listed on their "Contact Us" page but I don't know their last names.
Joseph Barren is a name I found on their facebook page.
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Old 11-06-2019, 08:59 AM #17
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Yeah going with dead on arrival on this one.
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Is the league associated with the Noobies?

All their images contain Noobies players.
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Old 11-06-2019, 10:39 AM #19
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Is the league associated with the Noobies?

All their images contain Noobies players.
I highly doubt an organization that small is fronting half a million dollars in prize money. Probably a friend of the team or something and had rights to those images.


I attempted to find out directly from them who owns the league, but they declined to answer.
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Old 11-06-2019, 11:07 AM #20
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So if they care who knows who owns it, who the heck could it be.... Must be the gardner brothers.
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Old 11-06-2019, 11:14 AM #21
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I highly doubt an organization that small is fronting half a million dollars in prize money. Probably a friend of the team or something and had rights to those images.


I attempted to find out directly from them who owns the league, but they declined to answer.
True.
I doubt anyone is fronting that kind of money.

Based on the payouts, it looks like they are looking for 9 teams/division to break even on prize payouts and paint contingencies.

Probably an additional 2 teams per field needed to pay for and house refs.

After that, they'll need more teams for whatever their operational costs are.

I think the their biggest obstacle is staying relevant with information because they are competing against the NXL. Better prizes and cheaper costs doesn't necessarily mean you will overcome the brand if you don't keep up with the details.

In the end, the product is more important than the prize package as much as we believe prizes matter. People prefer to be guaranteed a cheaper offering or better product than a small chance to win more money.

Hopefully, this all works out. I really wanted to believe in the NPL too because I thought their ideas were more in line with growing paintball as a sport.
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