Originally Posted by Scarecrow
One of the problems I am having in securing new places to play is the 'unofficial' nature of airsoft. Its much easier to sell a field owner on renting his field when I have an association infrastructure behind it.
For instance, Gump and I visited a "desert" today and I am going to contact the property owner next week to discuss its usage by the community. Here I am exercising my leet status, answering to nobody, seeking nobody's approval and thus garnering no benefit from anyone elses experience and in all likelihood will blow the deal. Oh well. I'd have much rather passed the contact onto a committee that specializes in marketing the idea to a field owner and signing an agreement...