Bushwhackers- Fun and friendly people.
Top Dog- A little bit of a drive, but a blast and worth it
This will be a little hefty, sorry :)
The staging area wasn't up to par really. Some of the tables made me nervous to put my toolbox on, and when my dad put our cooler up on one it sagged a little. They must have been old and weathered. It was shaded very good though which was nice.
I went to play with a private group today. We figured it'd be pretty fun, and me and friend were planning on buying a case of paint. Well we get there and get set up, and ask about buying a case of paint. The owner told us we couldnt since we only had 10 people, and that we needed 14 people in order to buy a case. This made us a little mad because we were 4 people short, and they wouldn't sell us a case of paint.
A few kids that were playing were also going to play open play after this was over. They payed the admission for open and bought a case of paint. The owner wouldn't let them use the paint they bought at the field for the private group. Also, he made them pay the fee for being in the private party. So he just got double admission and extra paint on those kids. That seemed kind of dumb to us. He said it was because there are 4 different price structures for the types of play, but they just bought the paint from them and couldn't even use it. The owner then came up to us and asks if open can play with us. My dad asks if we can get a break on the paint prices then. The owner tells him nope, so we just turned down the offer.
We got over the $6 for 100 paintballs and got ready to play. One thing that made me think was what the ref told us as one of his rules. He didn't require barrel plugs, he said he has seen to many fly out of guns. So only me and like two other kids who had barrel condoms had our guns plugged in the safety area. The ref just had everyone point their guns at the ground when walkin around with them. Even though he has seen plugs shoot out, they should still be required. That was a big safety thing right there just not worried about by the ref. Also, the on field ref just wore safety glasses. I didn't worry about that too much, just wouldn't be my choice of eye safety when on the field.
The fields were pretty good, and we played a few different games that kept them fun. That was probably the only real plus for Fearless. We played 3 fields and they were fun. The center flag seemed to be more toward the other team's side on one field, but ah well.
There is a safety netting/wall that goes up the entire safety area. Toward the bottom of this is a haybail field. My dad said when they went to watch us on that field, they had to walk around an outhouse. The problem was that the outhouse just drained right there. So all of the drainage was right where you have to walk to watch the game. That doesn't sound very sanitary to me.
Overall, i wouldn't recommend playing Fearless as a private group unless you have 14 or more. Less, and you will just be ripped on paint. Also, the overall attitude of the owner wasn't good. Seemed like he didn't even want to talk to us when he came over at the beginning. He just bashed rules into us, and wouldn't let us buy a case of paint. Even though the fields were pretty fun, the experience with the paint and owner was enough to turn me away from Fearless Fighters' field.
Last edited on Sunday, May 16th, 2004 at 4:21 pm PST