ASTM-F3100 Standard Practice for Low Impact Paintball Field Operation


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This standard practice outlines procedures for conducting a form of low impact paintball games through the establishment of specific game rules and equipment requirements aimed at reducing the discomfort sometimes experienced by players. Like any other physical activity, paintball can cause injury, especially when players do not follow safety instructions. This practice establishes minimum safety requirements for the operation of Low Impact Paintball Playing Fields and covers basic paintball safety rules, field orientation and safety briefing, barrel blocking device regulation, goggles, chronographing procedures, required signs, emergency requirements, adequate staffing during games, fill station, and filling of paintball air systems and cylinders. It also covers adequate spectator provisions and staging area, protective barriers, game area requirements, low impact paintball markers, game rule restrictions, velocity restrictions, and paintball high pressure propellant gas storage vessel requirements.





1.1 This practice establishes minimum safety requirements for the operation of Low Impact Paintball Playing Fields, and provides for certain required materials and procedures.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


field operation; goggles; low impact; paintball; paintball safety;; ICS Number Code 97.220.01 (Sports equipment and facilities in general)

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April 1, 2015

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