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Announcing 2015 National Championships!

The 2015 NCPA National Championships, featuring both college and high school divisions, will return to Central Florida Paintball on April 17-19, 2015.

As we have done in the past, a FREE, live webcast will broadcast Class A matches Friday, Saturday, and the Semi-finals matches on Sunday. Each Class A team will be webcast for at least one match.

Base entry fees will remain the same as the past 5 seasons:
Class A: $1900 – free for Class A conference teams!
Class AA: $600, after 3 earned $100 entry waivers
High School: $300, including 2 cases paint plus a half case per playoff round played.

NCPA will not be making any mid-season rule changes. As usual, NCPA will evaluate whether any potential tweaks to game rules will enhance the competitive environment for our teams during the summer off-season.

While we are anxiously awaiting Nationals, we thought you might enjoy some previously unreleased action from the 2014 National Championships – Semifinals action between the University of Central Florida Knights and the Florida Atlantic University Owls!

From all of the NCPA volunteers, we wish everyone a Happy Holidays, and we can’t wait to see all of you next semester and at the National Championships!

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Fundraising Opportunity

We have another fundraising opportunity for NCPA clubs/teams. This time no travel and no CO2, so much easier than the Wal Mart one from last year.

Everything you need will be provided, just looking for schools to find spots to set up a small shooting booth near major events (particularly sporting events).

If you’re interested (and didn’t get the email blast) email ncpa@college-paintball.com.

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Deals from Empire Paintball

It’s a new year but RPS Evil and Empire Paintball are still the Premier Sponsor of the NCPA events.  We have some exciting news for all of the college players this year.  We have designed specific player packages for you and your team that will have you playing at your finest. Make sure to talk to your team captain and have your school shooting and using the best.
What’s the benefit of being an Empire team?
·         Wear the best gear in the business.
·     Paint savings at national events like the PSP Series, NCPA College National Championships and BYOP events around the country.
·         Get backed by Empire’s relentless customer service to keep you and your equipment in top shape.
Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of this incredible offer. To see if your team qualifies, have your captain call contact Nina Schober at 856-464-1068 Ext 228 or e-mail her at nina@keeactionsports.com
Wishing everyone a dominate 2012/2013 season, see you on the podium…
Empire Paintball

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NCPA News – 2013 Season Preview, Events, and More!

The 2012 – 2013 NCPA Season is almost upon us, and we would like to share several exciting items with you!

Class AA News
We have been working to establish the first events (and some extras) for the year!

9/22: MWN #1 at Vintage Paintball Park in River Falls, WI
9/29: MSCC #1 at Liberty Paintball Complex in Lynchburg, VA
9/29: SCCC #1 at Webers Paintball in Troy, TX
10/6: NEIC #1 at Action Sports Park in Syracuse, NY
10/6: MICT #1 at Pekin Paintball Park in Pekin, IL
10/20: SCCC #2 at XFactor Paintball Park in San Antonio, TX

We are working on the final details for several events in addition to those listed above. As details become available, we will post them here:
Full Calendar and Event Registration

If your team is interested in hosting an event, whether it be a Collegiate Class AA, High School event, or both, please visit the Event Requirements and Submission Page ASAP so we can complete the 2012-2013 calendar!
Class A News
We need to hear from you if your team is interested in participating in Class A this season!

If your team is interested in playing Class A, please e-mail us, ncpa@ncpapaintball.com, with the following information:
School Name
Team Captain (Name, E-mail, and Phone Number)
Number of Active Participants in your program
Number of Active Tournament Participants in your program

The sooner we hear from you the sooner we can put together conferences, but please send your school’s response no later September 13, 2012 at 12 PM EST.

The conference season entry fee remains the same as last year at $3,800, including entry to the National Championship tournament.

11th Annual Collegiate World Cup
October 27-28, Lakeland, FL
Don’t miss your chance to play College Class A at the PSP World Cup! Collegiate World Cup is the longest-running XBall tournament in the world.

Entry is open to all teams. Play on Saturday and Sunday. Entry fee is $1,900. Top team wins entry and a BYE into the National Championships Playoffs, with an additional entry fee and spot to be awarded with 6 or more teams competing.

As a bonus, we’ll be interviewing players for the PSP webcast! Don’t miss your chance to represent your school!
Jersey Requirements Change – Friendly Reminder
Jersey Padding Prohibited
As a reminder, as announced September 2011, starting this season padding in jerseys is not permitted at NCPA events. Make sure your players are aware of this rule and have a non-padded jersey available for playing in. Full details can be found in the NCPA Rulebook, located on our website: http://ncpapaintball.com/rulebook/


2012 NCPA Layouts
Just like last year, we will be releasing several NCPA-specific layouts in the upcoming weeks! Keep an eye on our Official Layouts page for them!

The rulebook will be updated to include an official field size of 120 feet wide by 150 feet long. Additionally, events should use one of the official NCPA layouts when a suitable bunker set is available. Exception: Events may use a PSP layout on PSP dimensions if PSP has released a layout for the next PSP event.

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Empire Paintball Hiring Product Marketing Manager

Empire Paintball is a leading paintball manufacturer and distributor of paintball equipment, apparel and paintballs. We are currently looking for a Product Marketing Manager to oversee paintball product lines. This role is responsible for developing and managing product lines from creation to development to production to post launch analysis.

NCPA Jobs Board

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National Champions Crowned!

After the dust settled this past weekend in Lakeland, Florida at Central Florida Paintball, we have crowned our National Champions for the 2010-2011 Season!

Class A

1st Place – University of Tennessee Volunteers

2nd Place – Cal State-Long Beach 49ers

3rd Place – University of Connecticut Huskies

4th Place – Liberty University Flames

Class AA

1st Place – SUNY Buffalo Bulls

2nd Place – Western Michigan University Broncos

3rd Place – Southern Connecticut State University Owls

4th Place – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

High School

1st Place – Grayslake North Knights

2nd Place – The Lancers

3rd Place – G.E.C.A

4th Place – Hanover Indians

Class AA Season Champions

We’d also like to proudly announce our 2010-2011 Class AA Season Champions: The University of North Texas!

Complete Scoreboard

Congratulations to all the teams that participated and put in the hard word and dedication required to be champions!

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