Thanks to the participation of our Gold Contributors AKALMP, Diablo Direct, and PMI, as well as our host field, Challenge Park Xtreme, the National Collegiate Paintball Association is able to offer all teams FREE ENTRY to the College and High School National Championships on April 27. Paint will be $65/case or less for PMI Marballizer, Diablo Inferno and other brands to be added.
College and High School tournaments cater to a wide variety of skill levels, allowing the best to compete while providing a friendly and inexpensive environment for new teams to acquire the experience to become formidible forces on the field. All skill and equipment levels are welcome and encouraged to attend - college and high school tournament participants range from first-timers to multiyear veterans and use equipment from the most basic stock semi on CO2 to the latest high-tech electronic markers.
College teams who play in the NCPA include:
Drexel University - Purdue University - United States Military Academy - Michigan State University - University of Illinois - Iowa State University - University of Wisconsin, Whitewater - United States Military Academy - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Culinary Institute of America - University of Cincinatti - Michigan Technological University - Rutgers University - Ohio State University - Berry College - Steven's Technical Institute - Clemson University - University of Arizona - University of Georgia - Mississippi State University - University of Alabama - Kansas State University - United States Air Force Academy - University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) - and more!
The National Championships are the final event in the college season. While the winners of the National Championships become the National Champions, teams also receive ranking points towards an ego-building season title by attending various regional college tournaments. The complete college paintball tournament schedule can be found at www.tournaments.college-paintball.com, but includes:
February 16 - South Atlantic Coast Conference - Regulator's Outpost in Dalton, GA - www.sacc.college-paintball.com
TBA - Iowa State University Indoor Invitational - Total Paintball in Davenport, IA - www.gpic.college-paintball.com
March 16 - Great Plains Intercollegiate Conference - Drop Zone Paintball near Topeka, Kansas - www.gpic.college-paintball.com
March 16 - South Atlantic Coast Conference - Regulator's Outpost in Dalton, GA - www.sacc.college-paintball.com
March/April TBA - NorthEast Intercollegiate Conference - United States Military Academy at West Point, NY - www.neic.college-paintball.com
April 6 - Midwest Intercollegiate Tournament - Sniper Jack's near Champaign, IL - www.mict.college-paintball.com
April 27 - College and High School National Championships - Challenge Park Xtreme in Joliet, IL - www.nationals.college-paintball.com
More information on the National Championships can be found at www.nationals.college-paintball.com. Please register for events early at www.register.college-paintball.com.
The National Collegiate Paintball Association is a nationwide, non-profit organization consisting of college paintball clubs across the country, formed to promote paintball at the college and high school levels. All college paintball clubs and teams are eligible for membership and the NCPA provides support to all college and high school clubs.
Any questions or comments may be directed to NCPA President Chris Raehl at firstname.lastname@example.org or (715)720-9131. Information on Industry Contribution Opportunities may be found at www.contribute.college-paintball.com. Information on the NCPA's college and high school programs may be found at www.college-paintball.com and www.high-school-paintball.com respectively.
Fields interested in hosting college and/or high school tournaments should contact their local college club or NCPA President Chris Raehl. A list of college clubs may be found at www.collegelist.college-paintball.com.