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Rules and Requirements

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*EVERY PLAYER IS EXPECTED TO CALL THEMSELVES OUT ("HIT") WITH ANY BB STRIKE TO THEIR BODY OR GEAR.*



STAGING AREA SAFETY:


-All magazines must be out of every weapon in the staging area.


  +Pistols are to be holstered while in the staging area, unless being serviced.


-Barrel covers must be placed securely on weapons that are not in a gun case, or bag.


-Thunder B cores will not be allowed in shells while in the staging area.


-M203 grenade shells may not be kept in M203 launchers while in the staging area.


ENGAGEMENT RULES:


+Rifles


  -25 foot minimum engagement


+Pistols


  -No minimum


+Surrenders


  -Only given through courtesy.


  -Cannot surrender with a rifle or SMG; must be with a pistol.


-Players MUST transition to pistols when entering a building.


 


RICOCHETS & GUN HITS:


-Ricochets do not count as a kill.


-Gun hits do not count as a kill.


 


SOFT COVER COURTESY:


If Player A uses brush as cover, and Player B is firing into that brush; if some of Player B’s bbs go through the brush, Player A should call “Hit” as a courtesy kill.


 


GRENADE RULES:


-25 foot kill radius from when grenade detonates.


-If grenade detonates, and a player is behind solid cover, that player is still alive.


 


KNIFE KILLS:


-Not allowed.


 


BLIND MAN:


-If a person is seriously injured or is in need of medical care: stay in place, put your weapon down, and call out “blind man” loudly. This will stop the entire game so that staff can attend to the person. This call out is strictly for injury related purposes only.


 


COVER/BARRICADES:


-Moving/modifying the field/barricades is not allowed.


 


WILDLIFE:


-Please do not provoke, touch, or shoot wildlife. This includes the paintball players.


 


SMOKE GRENADES:


-Will not be allowed due to the amounts of dry grass on the field.


 


M203 GRENADES:


-M203 grenade shells that expel bbs will be treated as a shotgun, but with a minimum engagement distance of 15 feet.


+M203s that launch projectiles will have a kill radius of 25 feet from where the projectile lands.


  -No projectiles made of hard materials are allowed.


 


BBS:


-Only Bioval 0.27g bbs are not allowed.




FPS LIMITS:


400 FPS w/ 0.2g bb for GBBR, Spring, & Electric Rifles.


350 FPS w/ 0.2g bb for Pistols (Gas, CO2, & Spring).


345 FPS w/ 0.25g bb for HPA Powered Rifles. (Regulator tournament lock REQUIRED)


RPS LIMITS:


 25 RPS (1500RPM) Maximum for ANY platform.


 


**CHRONOGRAPHS WILL BE ON HAND DURING GAMEPLAY TO SPOT CHECK ANY PLAYER ON THE FIELD.**



PLAYER AGE:


-10 years of age or older

 


LIABILITY WAIVER:


-Every attendee (including spectators) that walks onto the field is required to sign a liability waiver. These waivers will be kept on record for two years.


+Every player must have a valid, government issued I.D. to play/spectate.


  -Players under 18 must have a Legal Guardian (Government signed paperwork)/Parent present at the time of waiver signing. Guardian/Parent ID will be used for the player.


AO13 is not responsible for any damage or theft of personal property.




HEADGEAR:


-ONLY full seal, ANZI Z87.1 Rated goggles/glasses will be accepted.


+Lower face masks that cover the mouth are REQUIRED.


  -Must be constructed of a hard material.


  -Shemaghs, bandanas, neoprene masks, and etc. will not be accepted.


 


BARREL COVERS:


+Barrel covers are required for every rifle outside of a bag or case in the staging area.


  -Barrel cover must have some type of retention method to keep cover secured to barrel.


 -Pistols are required to be holstered, with magazines/cartridges OUT of the weapon.


 


SAFETY GLASSES:


-Are highly recommended for your own personal safety while in the staging area.