Ft. Eustis, VB Splat, Master Blasters, and Hot Shots
Well I waited until I had gone to this field a few times so I can write a accurate review and make sure the esperience wasn't a fluke or anomaly. First and foremost, the cost for everything was very very good for our area. Field and Air fee was combined and it was only $15. Paint starts at $40 a box for the white box. stinger, etc. Working tis way up to $65 I believe. The three times I have gone they have had no less than 5 brands of paint there so you have a pretty good selection on field. Also they have a store about 5 minutes down the road (yes on the same road just get on holland and go towards independance) that has even more paint if you want something specific for more finnicky guns and/or barrels. Only real draw back I saw at field was there credit card machine no longer works there so payment is all Cash or check. Though, there is a gas station with an ATM a block away from the field if y9ou forget or did not know. As far as the fields go, I have gone there 4 weeks and played three times and I dont think I have seen the speedball field the same one time. In fact if there is a local tourney in the area they'll get the field lay out and copy it the day before the tourney so you can get practice if your team can't afford it's own practice facilities. The Staff also every four games or so go out and squeegie the bunkers (which is great so no one can claim bunker rub for a hit.) Also the field has at least two refs during play but they'll filter in more refs if needed for bigger games. The Woodsball field is vast riddled with all type of bunker. Everything from the traditional wodstack, to downed boats, and buildings. They vary their games so you don't get bored playing elimination or attack and defend every time. Also there are refs all over the field the one game I played I counted five that I could see in my area. As far as safety goes, they are very stringent on barrel bags, and chronoing. I went from the speedball field to the woodsball field and they made me re chrono in and the fields are seperated only buy the netting so its no way he didn't see me. But that is a good thing that they are that strict. though one thing I didnt like is no one says anything about dry firing in the staging area. All you need is one rookie to forget to clear the breach before firing out thier tank and someone is taking it to the grill. Staff their was outstanding, helpful, and extremely courtious. The owner was constantly moving around so you never saw refs sitting around, BSing, or even cursing around the customers like you do at some fields. All in all it was a very good experience, at a good place. I highly recommend this place if your in the VA beach area.