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What is Paintball?

PAINTBALL recognized worldwide as one of the most exciting sports fifteen years ago. Today, played in over forty countries by millions of men and women of all ages and social groups: employees, students, professionals. This is a sport in which men and women compete on equal terms. The physique, strength and age is not so important to the game, but the intelligence and determination. Players learn the importance of teamwork and gain self-esteem, while developing leadership skills.

It is a team sport and like all similar sports, requires two or more groups (of 4-10 players each team or more) are trying to achieve a purpose or reach a result. At the same time tries to jump over the strongest opponents out of the game, shooting them with air soft paintball markers (paintball guns), which shoots balls designed to contain color (paintballs).

As a type of game is a mix of hide and seek game, thieves and policemen, and chess. There are rules, scoring system for counting, referees, national and international competitions. Although there are many different versions of the game, the basic idea is the existence of two equivalent groups, each one trying to conquer the enemy flag.

A game lasts 10-15 minutes. Between games, players can rest, control equipment, renew their ammunition (paintballs and air) and narrate stories from the game, the thrills of victory and agony (often funny) to defeat. In victory or defeat, they all spend their time amazing!!!