Paintball is a team and strategic sport that has started to be widely played during the last 20 years. In this sport, the players shall shot on their rivals with gelatine or plastic balls full of paint inside within the limit of a definite race track.
The purpose of the game is to realize the function. This is also named "apply the scenario". The purpose is to catch the flag of the rival team found I the castle of the opposite party, to save one hostage, allow others to reach the target in safe manner, to eliminate the whole opposite party, to try to be the last person without being shotted, catch a fugitive, to protect a hill, to destroy a bridge or eliminate the teams after being separated into teams. The main rule of the game is very simple. The player painted with the bullet shall get out of the game; in other words, he/she will die for this game.
There are many brand names and models for Paintball guns. Paintball guns can shot their bullets very quickly and can hurt when it gets in contact with naked body. That is why it is dangerous and forbidden to play without any protection. And it can lead even to many purple spots. In Paintball game, all players shall wear a mask with tempered glass and have a special, gas filled gun in their hands. These guns have a great similarity to real guns, but the difference is that these bullets do not kill; they shot coloured capsules. The appearance of these capsules look as balls, this material covered with a material similar to plastic is nature-friendly and is destroyed without polluting the nature. The paint inside these capsules are food colourings. In other terms, they are not harmful for the nature and human beings, moreover, the clothes can easily be cleaned with a wet rag.
Shooting to the rival from a distance less than 5 meters is dangerous and contrary to rules THE PLAYER IS PUNIISHED. As penal, he/she shall go to the penalty area and can participate again to the game after the instruction of the referee. The players shall stay behind their own castle before starting the game. The game shall start with the START SIREN after the attention warning and approval of team captains. It is dangerous and forbidden to shot before start siren. THE PLAYER IS PUNISHED. The player is got shot when the paintballs hurt any part of the body, hands and foot included, as well as any equipment (gun included). The shot is valid when it directly hurts the player; the splashing residual of a paintball having hurt any obstacle is not valid. When the paintball bullet hurts the body of the player but does not burst, as fair play understanding, the player shall inform the referee and shall go to the penalty area.
A player who is getting shot during the game shall go to the penalty area with his/her hands and gun over the head or shall leave the paintball area under the company of the referee. DURING ALL THIS PROCESS, HE/SHE SHALL NEVER REMOVE HIS/HER CASK. The player who thinks to have shoot or be struck shall allow the referee to control him/her and his/her rival. In this case, the game is stopped the referee’s whistle. During that time, the players shall not move and shall not shot. Otherwise, the players violating this rule will be PUNISHED. The referee shall control the players, in case the two players have struck each other, both of them ARE PUNISHED. But in case a player may be struck first and then he/she shots his/her rival after, this shot will not be valid, the one who is struck one is punished, the paint found on the clothes of the other player is wiped by the referee and the player continues to play.
Each shot made after STOP whistle of the referee means that the player will be PUISHED – GO OUT OF PLAY. There is no physical combat. The struck player can participate to the game only upon the instruction of the referee and shall integrate into the game from the shield closest to his/her castle. In case a player has no bullet left, he/she shall come to the safe area where the chief referee is with his/her hands and gun over the head, he/she can be integrated to the game again from the shield he/she has left by following the same way with his/her hands and gun over the head. This player shall not shot, otherwise he7she will be PUNISHED. If during the game all players of any team are struck and are out of the game, the game will end.
In case all players of a team have finished their bullets, bullet reinforcement is done during the pause and the game will resume on. The team which will complete the game scenario with success will win the game and the game will end. If during the time defined, all players of a team are not eliminated or the game scenario is not completed with success, the game will end with the clock of referee. The time given is in total 3 sets lasting each one 15 minutes. There is a pause of 5 minutes between these sets. The players who are struck during any set can be reintegrated to the game upon the instruction and under the company of the referee at the side of his/her playmate being closest to the castle. The players who are not struck shall continue to the next set from the place where they were, the players who change their place at the beginning of the set remain OUT OF THE GAME OR ARE PUNISHED. At the beginning of each set, the players shall start to play from their own castle upon the instruction of the referee.