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If your serious about starting a paintball field then get ready for the roller coaster ride of your life.

The highest highs- Typically this is in the pre planing stages, your excitement grows and you realise you are finally going to do this. Then you find that perfect location after listening to my CD ” How to start a successful paintball field “. You discover the land owner is very flexible and you have a no money down lease in place. Whoo hooo you are on top of the world.

Next you go to and do all your shopping and we come up with your dream package. Then after 24 hours we have your financing approved! You are on top of the world!

The lowest lows- Too soon you discover the county or city has to approve your business at the next town meeting. For some this is a big deal because who is the county to tell you that you can’t do something. Your Paintball field is only going to help the town, believe me I know how you feel. The good news is 90% of the time it’s not a issue however they may want you to do some costly improvements which you didn’t plan on. So you soon find yourself truly understanding that sometimes it’s twice the money and twice the time you expected and budgeted for.

Don’t get too down, the possibilities are always greater than the impossibilities. In this case you may find the land owner is more than happy to make the improvements because the value of the property will only increase.

Then out of nowhere you may discover that need more supplies but your only approved for a certain amount. Again do not lose hope, just like Walt Disney he had to start his first park small and then build on to it. Same with your paintball field , sure we all want 4 Money turf fields like Shawn Walkers new Franchised park but can we do ok with just two or even one Money Turf field?  Yes.  Sure we all want 10 scenario fields with all this cool terrain and real tanks etc.. But can we open with just 3 or 4?  Sure you can.

The key is to just get started! A small park is better than no park at all!

This is a just the tip of the iceberg and I know your situation is unique to you, so please give us a call or e-mail so we can help.  or 310-750-6218

The answer is a big YES! In fact starting a paintball field is one of the simplest businesses to start, here is why:

Low start up- You can literally start a nice paintball field for less than $9,000. Compare that with the $125,000 needed to start a Subway type operation.

High Cash Flow- Check the numbers in our ” Is the paintball business right for me section” The only downside to this is that 50% of all paintball fields close because they make too much money! That’s right, too much money. Most of these field owners have never made more than $30,000 a year and suddenly they are making $30,000 a month! They simply self destruct like famous athletes or movie stars or their employees steal it all.

2 day work week- Saturday and Sunday will be 95% of your business. However you may get some private groups during the week that will force you to roll out of bed. If your looking at an indoor paintball model then you will want to be open at least Thur – Sun.

Relaxed work environment- Sorry no ties allowed.

Help when you need it- With our FREE and low priced consulting and or Private Franchise Model you can get the help you need. In a recent Wells Fargo small business study Forty-nine percent say they would have had an easier time had they asked for more advice from experienced business owners.

Well ask away, we are here to help. For for info on starting a paintball field go to: