paintball game and sport?
Paintball is a
relatively new game and sports. Basically, a
paintball game is two groups of players playing against
each other using paintball gun. It can be in many different format
depending on game design and field setup.
You can get more information about paintball game
and sports online by searching Google or Yahoo, etc.
paintball field business
business is more a local business for the
local market only. A small field will get
players from local city or county, some big paintball fields
may attract players from other states and host
regional or national paintball tournament.
paintball field provides the following products and
> a woods ball
field for scenario players;
> a speedball
field for speedball players;
> a store or
pro-shop selling paintball related products and
providing paintball equipment repair services;
> a concession
service providing onsite food and beverage;
products and services you may combine into your
paintball field business generate sales?
business generates its sales and revenues through
sales - paintball is the must for all paintball fields
because that is the basic component used in
paintball game. Since paintball is consumable
products, this is the biggest sale item on most
of paintball field.
> paintball air
supply - air supply (high pressure air and CO2) is
the must to power a paintball gun, so air supply and
sales is another big sales item.
related items - such as paintball guns, masks,
hoppers, paintball clothing lines, etc.
services like paintball gun repairs
> food and
events such as tournaments, parties, etc.
What kind of
investment do I need to set up a paintball field
business, just like any other business, requires
initial investment as well as working capitals.
For the initial setup, the investment amount depends
on size of field, number of fields, design of the
fields and location of fields. The
initial investment is mostly spent on the following:
> field setup -
speedball field and/or scenario field
field may use existing woods on the property as
field so as to minimize field set up cost, but a
high end scenario may use large amount of
investment, plus continuous update and improvement.
Investment in speedball field is more
limited, once it is setup, it will last years.
You can check out the our
turn-key packages to figure our some basic
> air supply
system - CO2 and high pressure air system
CO2 air supply
is low cost air system, all you need is a CO2 fill
station and the big CO2 air tank (like 50 pond
cylinder) from your local wielding suppliers.
High pressure air system requires much big
investment. A complete high pressure system
runs $8000 to $15000. You can refer to our
air supply system for the actual costs.
> pro-shop or
store setup - store items and repair shop. For
all store items, you may be able to get some
credit for the initial setup from wholesalers, but remember that the
credit is usually due in 30-60 days, so you need to be very
careful in selecting store items and quantity.
It will take a while for new store to build up its
setup cost, you must have a good amount of cash
reserve to run the business and cover the unexpected
expenses as well as potential initial loss of
What do I
need to setup a Paintball Field Business?
> property for
paintball field - select the right property for your
future field. Take considerations of
easy access, traffic, number of fields, field size,
field type, field layout, parking, future
approval - once you select your ideal property, make
sure to check with city and/or county for zoning approval.
Each city/county have their on regulation on
paintball. Even thought the paintball may not
be clearly listed in the your local zoning
regulation, but a written zoning approval is thw must
before you invest in field setup.
> business and
financial planning - a good business
planning and financial planning is key to make your
new venture successful. A good business
planning should include market research, market
analysis, customer recognition, operation plan, etc.
A good financial planning should include project
budgeting, cash flow analysis, scenario analysis,
cost analysis, etc.
> field layout
planning - overall consideration of what kind of
fields you need, how many fields, field sizes,
parking area, rest arena, etc. A good layout
will also include the potential growth in the
> insurance -
General liability insurance is required to operate a
game business like paintball. It is also a
good protection for your investment. Normally
the cost of insurance will be higher for the new
business and may goes down if there is no claims
filed. Shop around to get the best quote for
purchasing - This is very tricky part. Our
suggestion is to make apple to apply comparison
instead of just looking at the product name and
price. Everything has its own price.
Always check all product details and offer details
and make sure you understand what you are paying.
training - If you are new to this business or even
new business owner, then you may consider to get
some business training to help you to make the right
insurance do I need for my business and how do I get
insurance - insure your asset and property, you can
get it from most of insurers or agents
business liability insurance - also call paintball
insurance. There is only a few company
providing this kind of insurance, so you may need to
check around to get the best rate.
What kind of
paintball training available?
business and finance
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