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Everything You Need To Know: NXL Las Vegas 2016

The NXL season is less than a month away and the first level of team entry fee discounts are just a few days off. Click HERE to register.

You may remember Edmonton Impact’s amazing season-long run last year which had them winning the NXL World Cup, the Millennium Series World Championships and both league’s series season titles. It was an historic run. But 2017 is a new year and the start of a new season and everything starts at zero again! Buckle up it’s about to begin…

From the NXL

The National Xball League’s 2017 season opener will be held at the Craig Ranch Regional Park in Las Vegas March 17th – 19th!  Located 10 miles (about 20 minutes) from the north end of the world famous Las Vegas strip; Craig Ranch Regional Park is conveniently just outside of the strip’s congestion, but close enough for teams wanting to enjoy the full experience of Las Vegas.  With the speedway and downtown Las Vegas near by, there are plenty of hotel options for teams not wanting to stay in a casino along the strip.  Being the vacation destination that Vegas is, there are also many beautiful homes available for large groups to rent and enjoy!  Click here for more information on the NXL’s Host Hotel.

The Trade Show and Team Check-In will begin on Thursday March 16th.  Games for the Xball formats will begin Friday, March 18th while 5-Man and 10-Man formats are played on Saturday and/or Sunday.  There are two new divisions this year including a D5 5-Man for beginners and an Open Mechanical Division. Team and Player Registration for all eleven divisions is now open on-line here.

Grandstand Tickets: Perfect for the family

As with all NXL events, spectators are welcome to enjoy the trade show and watch the divisional games free of charge (even parking is free!).  Those wanting to sit in the Pro Field Grandstands and cheer on the best players in the world will be able to purchase tickets online or in person at the event for as low as $10 per day/$25 for three days (adult) and $5 per day/$10 for three days (child).  Buy your tickets now!

VIP Lounge: Upgrade to a table in the shade

What would Vegas be without a VIP lounge?  A special VIP section will be set up along the pro field where VIP ticket holders can enjoy their drinks and treats while watching the Pro games from the comfort of tabled seating under a tented section behind the Pro Field start gate.  Ticket holders will also have in and out access to the grandstand seating.  NXL staff will be selling both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to both VIP ticket holders as well as grandstand ticket holders.  Lounge passes are sold online for $25 per day/$60 for all three days.  Buy your tickets now!

The NXL beer garden and family-friendly concessions will also be set up within the free trade show throughout the event.  All major credit cards as well as cash are accepted at the event.

Venue Information:

Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 West Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89032

Playing Surface: Grass

Entering a Team: Sign up here

Field Layout: The Field Layout will be posted on nxlpaintball.com Wednesday, March 1st.  We will be using the same field kits for 2017 as in 2016.  There are no changes in bunker sizes or quantities.

Parking: Free! Special VIP parking tickets are available here.

League Website: www.nxlpaintball.com

Weather: Rain or Shine – We play either way!

Vendors and Sponsors: The Vendor Application can be downloaded here.  For additional opportunities, contact Camille@nxlpaintball.com.

Reffing: Interested in refereeing the NXL or an NXL affiliate league?  Email refs@nxlpaintball.com.

Photographers: Photographers wanting on-field access or team staging area access should download and submit a Media Permit application from www.nxlpaintball.com. Questions should be sent to Gary@nxlpaintball.com.

Media: News agencies should email Camille@nxlpaintball.com for assistance.

Paint: Only the paint of a 2017 NXL Paint sponsor may be used at an NXL event.   Check www.nxlpaintball.com for an updated list of Paint sponsors.

Entry Fees:

Below are the entry fees before any late fees are assessed.

Professional: $2,900

Semi-Professional: $2,700

D2 Xball: $2,700

D3 Xball: $2,400

D4 Xball: $2,400

D3 5man: $900

D4 5man: $900

D5 5man: $900

10 Man Open: $1,500

Pump Open: $500

Mechanical Open: $500

2man Amateur: $150

2man Novice: $120

 

Event Prizes by Division:

Professional

1st Place: $12,000

2nd Place: $5,000

Semi-Professional

1st Place: $5,000

2nd Place: $3,000

D2 Xball

1st Place: $3,000 and $1350 Credit*

2nd Place: $2,000 and $1350 Credit*

3rd Place: $1350 Credit*

D3 Xball

1st Place: $2,500 and $1200 Credit*

2nd Place: $1,000 and $1200 Credit*

3rd Place: $1200 Credit*

D4 Xball

1st Place: $2,500 and $1200 Credit*

2nd Place: $1,000 and $1200 Credit*

3rd Place: $1200 Credit*

D3 5man

1st Place: $1,500 and $450 Credit*

2nd Place: $500 and $450 Credit*

3rd Place: $450 Credit*

D4 5man

1st Place: $1,500 and $450 Credit*

2nd Place: $500 and $450 Credit*

3rd Place: $450 Credit*

D5 5man

1st Place: $1,500 and $450 Credit*

2nd Place: $500 and $450 Credit*

3rd Place: $450 Credit*

Open 10man

1st Place: $2,500 and $750 Credit*

2nd Place: $750 and $750 Credit*

3rd Place: $750 Credit*

Pump Open

1st Place: $1,000

2nd Place: $200

Mechanical Open

1st Place: $1,000

2nd Place: $200

Amateur 2man

1st Place: $2,000

2nd Place: $500

Novice 2man

1st Place: Trophy & Medals

2nd Place: Trophy & Medals

*Credits earned by team must be applied toward a 2017 NXL Team Entry for the same team.  Team must compete under the same team name with a majority of the same players who earned the credit.

The 2017 NXL Series consists of 5 major events across the United States.  This year’s events will be held in Las Vegas, Ft. Worth, Atlantic City, Chicago and Kissimmee.

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