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Old August 14th, 2012, 22:12   #26
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Location: Windsor, Ont
Originally Posted by Trev140_0 View Post
As a Game host, I dont know what to say. You have so many moving parts to this its pretty messy.

You kind of know this as you posted this above. You have 15 year olds entering the ring in a small place with 420 FPS guns. You understand this is kind of an issue as there are few if any places that allow this INDOOR and this could come back to bite you in the A$$ as the question would come up. Waiver or not. At least with 18 and older it becomes much less complex, but I am sure you are not informing a parent they are putting their kid into a ring with a gun that is shooting at "x"

Honestely while this may not be the best financial advise, it may make more sense to go 18 and older at least?

I dont know....
About 70% of our current players are under 18 (almost all of the new players from this year are). We have about 6-10 regulars that have been playing for multiple years. The demographic in Windsor is quite different then most of our away games, and the play style reflects that. Very light/easygoing skrims.

Guns/players are rated on a case by case basis. There would be no way I would let a 14 year old on with a gun shooting 420. The whole 400+ thing is to satisfy an entirely different team of older players who would prefer to go 400 full auto at point blank. The groups generally don't play together, and when they do MEDs and other limits are put in to ensure everyone's safety.

It's a local shift thats happening where the weekend warriors who would ordinarily be paintballing are now taking up airsoft instead. It's also an attempt to try and draw some of the rogue groups in so they can play in a legal area (and we can charge them to play). There is a lot of backyard airsoft in Windsor we hear about, because like I said in an earlier post, the field is the only field that allows airsoft within an hour and a half drive.

EDIT: Also forgot to mention that we are not a babysitting service. Parents of underage players are required to stick around after signing them in for the first couple games their children play in.
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