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2014 NCPA Sunday Webcast Schedule

Webcast Schedule – Sunday Playoffs

10:00 UConn University of Connecticut Huskies vs Temple University Owls temple
11:00 UCF University of Central Florida vs Florida Atlantic University FAU

Full Schedule

Check out what time YOUR favorite teams are playing. Don’t forget to watch their matches *LIVE* on this Friday (9 AM EST), Saturday(9 AM EST), and Sunday (10 AM EST).


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2014 Nationals Sunday Schedules are Live!

Sunday playoff schedules for the 2014 NCPA National Championships are live! See when your team plays:

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2014 National Championships Saturday Schedules Are Released!

Schedules have been released for Class AA Prelims and High School Prelims, as well as Class A playoffs!

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2014 National Championships Registration Information

Hello all participating NCPA Nationals 2014 teams!

In the next couple days, you will all be arriving to Nationals and we just wanted to send out a few reminders about the event.

Registration Hours 

Thursday April 10: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM; Friday April 11: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM; Saturday April 12: 6:30 AM – until games end. Please make sure your whole team is present when you come to register. All players will need to bring a school ID and a government issued ID when checking in.

Class AA Registration Information

Team entry for Class AA is $900. Teams have already paid $600 when they registered and will be charged $100 of the remaining balance for each of the entry fee waivers listed below that your team does not have: (Short version: Complete your APPA player profiles, bring your jersey with you, and bring a hard copy of your school newspaper article)

1. College profiles completed on each players APPA profile:

Teams will need to have every player’s College profile complete on their APPA account, including a photo for each player and a team picture/logo. To make sure your player profile is complete, head to your player profile on APPA.
1) Once logged in, ensure you have uploaded a photo that meets the APPA photo criteria via the ‘Picture’ tab.
2) On your ‘Edit Profile’ tab, fill out all the information in the ‘Contact Information’ section and click ‘Update Contact Information’
3) Once you have updated your contact information, ensure that all of the information in the ‘Player Information’ is complete and up to date, and that you have selected ‘Yes’ for ‘Are you on a college team’ if it is not already chosen and that the information in the college section is complete and updated as well. Click ‘Update Profile Information’
4) If you previously had answered ‘No’ for ‘Are you on a college team’, additional questions will appear in the ‘Player Information’ section, including jersey, mask, hopper, and other information. Ensure that this information is completed and click ‘Update Profile Information’ once more.

Note registration staff will NOT be filling out this information for players. If players do not have this complete when they arrive to registration, each player will be assessed a $10 late fee and then players will have to log in and fill out the information on supplied computers at registration.

2. Matching Team Jerseys:

Each player will need to bring their Jersey with them to registration for staff to check that they meet all the requirements as listed below to receive the $100 discount:
As of May 2012, padding is prohibited in jerseys.
School Logo: Front center of the jersey minimum 8′ tall X 12′ wide.
Last Names: Back top center 4′ high (first names optional in any size, as long as last name is present in 4′ lettering.)
Numbers on back: 8′ high- 1 or 2 digit player numbers only
Player numbers on the top of each shoulder
NCPA Logo on top of arm on shoulders: 4.5′ diameter circle minimum
All Sponsor Logos are on the sleeves, except two 3’X5′ sponsor logos may appear on the front of the jersey above the school logo, one on each side. Unlimited sponsor logos on the back below the player numbers.

3. School News Article

Bring a hard copy of your school newspaper with an article on the front page that mentions the National Collegiate Paintball Championship to receive the $100 discount. (Must bring hard copy when checking in. NO EXCEPTIONS. If your school only has an online newspaper, you must bring a printed copy. Printers will NOT be provided at registration for this purpose.) (Also note, if school has multiple teams participating, one article will cover all teams)

Class A Registration Information

Class A Teams have two requirements, if teams do not meet these requirements fines will be applied.
Teams are required to have their Player Profiles completed. For each player that does not have their profile completed when arriving to registration there will be a $10 fine per player.
Teams are required to have Matching Team Jerseys that meet all the NCPA jersey requirements. All players must bring their jerseys to registration for inspection. If your team’s jerseys fail to meet requirements, a $500 fine will be assessed.

Enrollment Verification:

All Class A teams should have already mailed in their enrollment verification in the prior weeks leading up to Nationals. If your team did not mail in their enrollment verification and your school provides the ability to request and print transcripts online, computers and a printer will be provided for this at registration. All teams that mailed in their enrollment verification will also need to bring a second, unopened copy with them when they arrive to registration.

Additional Information

The Class A schedule will be released today, Wednesday April 9th. The Class AA schedule will be released Friday evening April 11th.

We are happy to announce the following vendors will be attending Nationals this year: Exalt, HK Army, Trade My Gun and Social Paintball. While here, please check out these vendors who support the NCPA.

Paint will be available for purchase on-site from Empire and G.I. Sportz. Only Empire or G.I. Sportz branded paint may be used at the NCPA National Championships.

The Class A webcast will air on starting Friday at 9AM with Matty Marshall and Todd Martinez returning to commentate so make sure to tell all your friends and family to tune in all weekend! And for 10th year on TV, The finals Class A game will be aired on CBS Sports Network at Noon eastern on Saturday, May 17th!

If there are any questions or concerns about the above information, please feel free to email us We are looking forward to seeing all the teams and the great competition they bring this weekend.

Thank you and safe travels,


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2014 National Championships is Coming!



Get all of the details and sign your team up NOW at the Nationals Website:

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2013-2014 Official NCPA Layouts Released

Six brand-new 2013 NCPA official layouts have been released! See the Official NCPA Layouts Page for more versions of each layout and for all of our past layouts!







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NCPA Nationals to Re-Air this Monday May 28th!


Find CBS Sports Network on the CBS Sports Network Channel Finder.

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Don’t Miss The Action! May 18th at Noon EST on CBS Sports Network!

Didn’t make it down to the 2013 NCPA National Championships? No problem! Don’t miss out on the Championship Match between Cal State University – Long Beach 49ers and Florida Gulf Coast University!

The Championship Match will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network Saturday, May 18th 2013 at Noon EST! For the ninth consecutive year, catch the Championship match on TV, and for the first time in paintball history, you can watch paintball on a major cable network in High Definition!

To see what channel number the 2013 National Championships will be on in your area, please click here for local listings!

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2013 Nationals Class A Schedule!

The Class A schedule is now live up on APPA!

Check out what time YOUR favorite teams are playing. Don’t forget to watch their matches *LIVE* on this Friday (9 AM EST), Saturday(9 AM EST), and Sunday (10 AM EST).

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2013 NCPA National Championships

2013 College and High School Paintball
National Championships

April 19-21, 2013 at
Central Florida Paintball in Lakeland, FL.

Get the full details at the 2013 National Championships Page!

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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

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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
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,, 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:

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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2012 NCPA College Paintball Championship Premieres Sunday June 24

2012 Champs Premiere Sunday June 24 at 6 PM!

The 2012 NCPA College Paintball Championship between the Cal State-Long Beach 49ers and University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks will premiere on Sunday, June 24 at 6 PM Eastern on Fox College Sports Atlantic.

The show will be rebroadcast all summer long, so there’s plenty of chances to watch. Additional showtimes:

Date Time Channel
Sun, 06/24 06:00 PM FCS Atlantic
Sun, 06/24 11:00 PM FCS Central
Mon, 06/25 04:30 AM FCS Pacific
Mon, 06/25 08:00 AM FCS Atlantic
Tue, 06/26 10:00 PM FCS Atlantic
Wed, 06/27 04:00 PM FCS Pacific
Thu, 06/28 04:00 AM FCS Atlantic
Wed, 07/04 05:00 AM FCS Pacific
Wed, 07/04 11:30 AM FCS Pacific
Wed, 07/11 05:00 AM FCS Pacific
Wed, 07/11 06:00 PM FCS Central
Sat, 07/14 10:00 PM FCS Central
Sun, 07/15 06:00 PM FCS Pacific
Mon, 07/16 04:30 AM FCS Atlantic
Wed, 07/18 04:00 AM FCS Pacific
Thu, 07/19 02:00 AM FCS Atlantic
Fri, 07/20 07:30 PM FCS Central
Mon, 07/23 05:00 AM FCS Atlantic
Mon, 07/23 01:30 PM FCS Atlantic
Sun, 07/29 03:00 AM FCS Pacific
Tue, 07/31 12:00 AM FCS Pacific
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