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Breaking News: PSP Changes Venue – New Jersey Open is Now Mid-Atlantic Open
- Updated: July 9, 2012 at 9:54 PM
In a move that is leaving many players scratching their heads, the PSP has moved their fourth event of the year from Topgun Paintball in Jackson, New Jersey to Outdoor Xtreme Chesapeake City in Chesapeak City, Maryland. This change comes only a month and a few days before the event was scheduled and no real reason has been given from the PSP as to why the venue was changed.
Below is a statement and press release from Camille Lemanski of the PSP:
[quote]“We do not take changing a venue mid-season lightly, but felt that due to some unforeseen obstacles with the New Jersey venue, this was the clear decision that needed to be made. Rick Carver of OXCC has been very enthusiastic about hosting this event and we are confident the teams will want to return to play on his turf-like grass fields year after year.
We have extended the first team entry fee deadline for this event by one week. Teams now have until Monday, July 16th to pay for team entries at the lowest rate opposed to the original early deadline of July 9th. The final deadline for all entries and on-line ID Cards will remain Monday, July 30th.”[/quote]
[quote]Same Dates, New Venue!
2012 PSP Mid-Atlantic Open at OXCC Paintball Park
August 10, 11 and 12, 2012
2941 Old Telegraph Road
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
The PSP New Jersey Open will become the PSP Mid-Atlantic Open by changing venues and heading to Maryland!
Outdoor Xtreme Chesapeake City (OXCC) Paintball Park will host the 4th event of the PSP’s 2012 circuit, the PSP Mid-Atlantic Open! Known for exceptionally maintained turf-like grass, the OXCC Park offers a prestigious setting nestled along the Delaware/Maryland border. Rick Carver, owner of OXCC, has been successful in service businesses for nearly 30 years. His passionate commitment to maintaining incredibly landscaped fields and his strong focus on customer satisfaction positions the OXCC to become a long-term venue for the PSP.
OXCC’s centralized location between the Northeast, the Mid-Atlantic and the Southeast gives thousands of paintball enthusiasts within driving distance the perfect opportunity to check out PSP’s action and shop the industry Trade Show. Companies interested in becoming a part of this Trade Show can download the Vendor Application at: http://pspevents.com/vendor-application/. Trade Show dates are Thursday, August 9th through Sunday, August 12th (free and open to the public).
The PSP is setting up discounted room blocks at several hotels within 30 minutes of the venue and will be posting these discounts on PSPevents.com in the days ahead. Teams are encouraged to fly into the Philadelphia International Airport which is just under an hour from the venue. Enterprise is offering car rental discounts to all PSP attendees from each of their rental locations. Simply click on the link below to easily book your discounted reservation: http://www.enterprise.com/car_rental/deeplinkmap.do?bid=002&cust=NA32PSP
Teams have their choice of 10 different divisions to compete in for the Mid-Atlantic Open (only one division per team, unless they would like to play in the Pump Division on Sunday). Unless noted, divisions will play their preliminary matches on Friday and Saturday with finals taking place Sunday:
Division 1 RaceTo-5
Division 2 RaceTo-5
Division 3 RaceTo-4
Division 4 RaceTo-4
Division 3 RaceTo-2 (Saturday and Sunday, No games on Friday)
Division 4 RaceTo-2 (Saturday and Sunday, No games on Friday)
Division 3 RaceTo-2 (Friday and Sunday, No games on Saturday)
Division 4 RaceTo-2 (Friday and Sunday, No games on Saturday)
Pump RaceTo-2 (Games are only played on Sunday)
The PSP has extended the first deadline for this event by one week. Teams now have until Monday, July 16th to pay for team entries at the lowest rate opposed to the original early deadline of July 9th. The final deadline for all entries and on-line ID Cards will remain Monday, July 30th. For a complete listing of entry fees and to sign your team up today, visit http://www.paintball-players.org/cgi-bin/signup.cgi .
For more information on the OXCC venue, visit http://www.oxcc.com/. Here are additional links to help you plan your trip:
Entry Fees: http://pspevents.com/information/entry-fees/
Webcast: Of course be sure to tell your friends and family about our webcast at http://www.paintballaccess.com – it’s live and free![/quote]