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Paintball Field Safety Checklist

Paintball Field Safety
Checklist

As a field owner you are faced with several liability issues that you should be aware of.  Usually we are too busy to notice the small details or to attend to all of them.  A check list would help so I have created one as a guideline. I will list 20 quick items that might help you from having claims on your paintball field.  Create your own check list from these ideas.

All paintball field owners should familiarize themselves with the ASTM Safe Practice for Paintball Field Operation (F1777-02) which is available at www.astm.org.  This checklist is for some guidance in starting and keeping your field safe.  It is not the gospel, but a guide. It is written with information from 13 years providing insurance for the paintball industry, from playing paintball for 14 years as a rec player, a tournament player, and a scenario player, owning a paintball field, and owning a family fun center with a paintball field. Continue reading Paintball Field Safety Checklist

Paintball Referee Job Description (Part II)

This paintball referee job description article is designed to share some important concepts for a referee for a paintball field.  Since safety is the main concern we stress that these concepts are followed.  These simple points will help you to run a safer and more profitable paintball business. This is part two of a two part series.  If you missed part I, you can read it here.

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Paintball Referee Job Description (Part I)

Paintball Referee Job Description
Paintball Referee Job Description

This article is to share some important concepts for a referee for a paintball field.  Since safety is the main concern we stress that these concepts are followed.  These simple points will help you to run a safer and more profitable paintball business.  This is part I of a two part series. Continue reading Paintball Referee Job Description (Part I)

Why Paintball Referees are your most important asset!

Think about it, who interacts with your customers more than your paintball referees?  Do you want someone that smiles and helps your customers or someone that is just there using oxygen?

We hired our referees with these qualities:

  1. Must smile during interview (if they are serious and are scared do not put them on a paintball field).
  2. Must have an ability to communicate effectively (someone that is soft spoken will not command attention of your players).
  3. Must want to be around people (in other words, someone that is a techy computer person might not be the best candidate). Continue reading Why Paintball Referees are your most important asset!