Ok first off ive played at this feild for 2+ years the saftey rules are inforced if you want a ref we will get someone if its your groups first time playing we will give you a ref.hemtoma is a good feild for rec play,as well for tournament play.hematoma hs a regulation sized xball feild as well as a huge tower feild,two wooden bunker feild,they have two woods feild one is bigger than the other,they make hotdogs everyday for free they have water gaterade and soda.overall hematoma is one of the best eilds on the easter carolinas.
Ive played many paintball fields in Canada this was my first one in North Carolina. This field by far has the friendliest staff and some of the nicest fields I have played.
Directions to the Field:
Map Quest it, thats how we got there with no problems.
Members of my team and I went to this field as part of a false Spec Ops Brigade game announcement. When we got to the fields, the staff was so friendly that I was actually amazed at the level of competence and the amount of help they offered. It was a pleasant atmosphere to play in. When I had explained that I had never tried one of the markers they had on the wall, he allowed me to try it out and tell him how it shot. I was very happy with the service.
Their fields are well thought out and I was pleased at their lay out. We had a great time playing the different fields and the other fields they have planned are only going to add to their appeal.
All in all I would recommend this field to just about anyone looking for a good time. The fields are plenty and a good sized group would be comfortable there. The staff makes it a enjoyable experience and if Eddie is there see if you can talk him into firing up the grills.
if u come north of there, left on possum track, left on hawbranch, big fields, white sign,
457 Haw Branch Rd.
This field is great for anybody! Only open on weekends, 10-5/6(depending on people)
airballfield with grass, giant tower field with helicopter, very fun, good way to waste paint! lol! some, weird, wooden bunkers field.
good prices! ALOT of tools to fix guns or any equipment. everybody uses eteks. lol!
refs are good but will only ref if u want them to. very nice players, hematoma has 2 home teams. proshop is small but very well stocked!!! no building with air conditioning. the staff cooks food for everybody, for free. the owner is a very nice lady and will go out of her way to help anybody! alot of rental guns. candy, energy drinks and gatorade is available to buy and drinks are cold. there is a thing of water left out. i recomend this field for a woodsballer or speedballer! new and old. great field!
this has got to be the ultimate paintball field.they have a complete pro shop with the best deals in all of Eastern NC!!!!!!! they have very friendly staff/refs. the staff can also repair/fix your markers and give great tips on maintainence.Just the ultimate paintball field.I cant say too much on how great it is, so grab your gear and hit the road!!!!!! and trust me, you will be amazed!!!!!!
swing zone. 100000000000 times worse than Hematoma
Directions to the Field:
From New Bern 17 until possum trot. possum trot to haw branch. haw branch to hematoma
Ok. Im on the home team of hematoma( Hematoma Vipers ). 1st of all about the earliest comments ther are always refs on fridays and weekends. not realy on weekdays bcuz of jobs, school, etc. but hematoma has increased its rental selection, increased its pro shop, and switched to nitro. the refs are not always wearing their jerseys but if u ask we will get one to ref your game. Hematoma does host tournaments ( that was 4 a comment about no tournys ). We are getting an x-ball feild. the prices r not as bad as som people hav ben sayin. Its the same as swingzone (c above^) pricewise. If u want 2 c bad prices go to paintball usa in myrtle beach SC. un-be-liveable! $60 4 a rental package. but anyway if ur in nc and want 2 play this is the place 2 come!
This is the place to play. Great people! Great fields! Great prices. The owner, Mrs Patsy, has turned this field around after taking back over its operations. If you played here years ago while it was run by another group, give this place another chance. There is always a good turnout. The regulars there are always willing to help out new and seasoned players. If you have a mental lapse, other players and refs will gladly remind you of the safety rules. The staff is always there with answers and assistance. The shop has all the essentials at good prices. There are several fields to choose from. If you are like me and show up alone, you can jump in with any group. Overall, the staff and regulars make this place a great way to spend the day. Hope to see you there!
Great place to play, they have several well maintained fields to play on. they have a woods course, airball course, a big tower course, and 2 other fields, one with ply wood bunkers and one with 50 gal barrels. Plenty of area to park, and a very large area to stage at. The field has a very friendly staff to provide prompt service in the new pro shop along with quick co2 and nitro fills. ref's were awesome and provided a safe playin environement for all ages of play. very nice proshop and facilities. overall hematoma is very accomodating for all ages and types of people, very safe, and its the only field in nc that cooks free lunches for everyonel.
Have not played anywhere else in the area. Last time I played was in Garner at Action Tag in 2003, so I put less than a month of experience.
Directions to the Field:
We went from Rocky Mount, took US 64 East to Highway 11/13, Then took 30 East to 264, took a Right and it led us straight to the road the field was on.
I've got to be honest, we had a blast. About 12 Fire/EMS personnel went and it was great. The people there, the refs and the management were all nice. One of our guys guns was down and some guy there let him use his angel which was pretty nice. Free lunch was a good perk i wasn't expecting. Didn't have to pay a field fee, just bought a case of their red legion paint (which wasn't the greatest but it was cheap) and paid the all day air fee. $50 bucks for a great day with good hot dogs. The Tower field was awesome, and there are 3 different style speed ball fields (one inflatable, one with barrels, and one with some weird shaped wood structures). I didn't care for woodsball but some of the guys with us said they liked the woodsball field.
Coming from greenville, NC head down hwy 33 going toward grimsland, turn left onto hwy17 in chocowinity continue to follow 17 until you see possum track on left about 5 miles, vere to the right onto haw branch field is on the left. You can see signs from hwy17 if you get lost.
O.K. I dont know what all this is about refs not being there b/c first of all if you have played any number of years and you are experienced you really shouldnt need a ref. unless you know you are playing whith cheaters. If you do not have this much experience hematoma and their staff always goes over the safety rules with the group that is playing and ALWAYS assigns some refs with those groups.
Now onto the other stuff hematoma has been in operation for about 8 years so they have alot of knowledge under their belt, the pro-shop is small but has all you would ever want or need and if they dont have ot they can have ot for you by the next weekend.
This is the best update yet they used to have nitrogen tanks that would fill your tanks at 4500 psi for about 3 hours of hard play and then slowly decrease to 3000 psi and so forth, but now they have bought an air compressor to consitanly run 4500 psi all day, that is freakin awesome. Hematoma just built a helicopter to go on the feild and are going to build tanks and other things as well in the near future.
The rentals are tippman 98's and BT-16 once again they used to run off of Co2 but again hematoma has upgraded and is going to run Nitrogen on all of their rental guns how many feilds do you know that do that.
Every weekend the staff cooks hotdogs and hamburgers, and are always free, snacks are always fresh and full and they are only 50 cent as well as soda's and water, mrs. patsy the owner of the field is the nicest lady out there and will go out of her way to help the customer long b4 she helps herself.
Overall Hematoma is improving bit by bit like everything nothing is free is takes money to do things, if you are out or decide to just try them out, and dont like something about the feild or would have a good sugestion please tell some of the staff they are always wearing the yellow field shirts, and they will be more than happy to listen to you request.
Hematoma is one of the best quality, best priced, and well maintained feilds in Eastern NC, if you have already been to the feild and didnt like some things come back out and see the changes, Its a great place for beginners and professionals alike.
Alright peeps. Lets set some stuff straight. The biggest reason why there are no refs most of the time is because most of the people that come out are regulars. Some students at ECU are trying to start a paintball club at the school and this is where we are going to practice on sunday mornings. Because of this the owners of Hematoma asked the players to begin reffing for them. so there should be refs there on the weekends to help with whatever needs to be done. All of these ballers have been playing for years including myself so there will be no unfair or unintelligent calls.