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Saturday, 13 September 2014

Savages Win Again !


Eclipse and Badlands Sponsored Saskatoon Savage continue their hot streak this season with more 1st Place wins! This past weekend, Saskatoon Savage took first place in Division 2 5-Man at the CPPL E5, the Bragg Creek Open. Not only did this win give them yet another first place finish, it also awarded them the Series Win!

The hard work and dedication didn't end on Saturday. With guns up on Sunday, Saskatoon Savage went on to play in the X-Division. Netting yet another 1st place win, Saskatoon Savage went on to place 2nd in the X-Division Series.

We would like to give a shout out to an excellent season for Saskatoon Savage! Keep up the awesome work and get ready for Division 1 next season guys!


Show your support and congratulate Saskatoon Savage on their Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Saskatoon-Savage/316404218482870
Photo Courtesy of Kyle Pouliot Photography:
https://www.facebook.com/KylePouliotPhotography


Thursday, 11 September 2014

Campeones EPPL Guayaquil Open 2014





Hello Fellow Paintballers,

Pj here giving you the scoop on the Paintball Tourny scene in Central and South America.Planet Eclipse gave me the the gracious opportunity to attend the 3rd leg of the (EPPL)ECUADORIAN PROFESSIONAL PAINTBALL LEAGUE in the city of Guayaquil Ecuador on August 28-30.The league has been around  for the last 5 years hosting some the best Paintball events in South America.Over 20 teams from the region and several from countries like Chile and Colombia converged on the city.Hosting the 2014 GUAYAQUIL OPEN was GUAYAQUIL PB CLUB and owner Edmundo Jordan.He has contributed over 15 years of his life to the game we all love..


Attending the event were local teams MONOSALVAJES along with sister and farm teams *SILVER , *JUNIOR , *KIDZ , and *REMIX..Also attending were players from TSUNAMI from Colombia and from Chile were team SANTIAGO POPSICLES..On hand was David”PREDLOCS”Baker handling judicial duties on the field.The Field was beautiful , pristine , manicured , green , soccer grass with a *ECLIPSE SUPAIRBALL FIELD..The field favored the “D”side but if you had the speed to get the Snake you would have the game in the bag.After the slugfest on the field it came down to the finals.PLANET ECLIPSE  teams rock the podium!MONOSALVAJES edged out ZURIKATAS for the D3 championship followed by MONOS SILVER in 3rd..In D4 Champions XKLIBUR , 2nd MONOS REMIX , IGUANAS PBT in 4th..In D5 , 2nd XKLIBUR PRIMELINK , 3rd MONOS KIDZ , 4th IGUANAS SPEED..



On behalf of PLANET ECLIPSE and myself I’d like to congratulate you on your performance.
We thank you all for the continued support.Be sure to check out the last leg of the EPPL QUITO OPEN on November 21-23 2014..







Friday, 22 August 2014

UWL - Mexico . . . . It's On !!!!




The UWL has been growing around the world and for the first time last month they have now expanded into Mexico. This is a great step forward for Paintball in Mexico to see another established league get set up in Mexico for the players down there. The first UWL México at Dragon Gotcha was a total success, with 10 teams playing both divisions 5 vs 5 and 10 vs 10. Players got to know the game format and loved it. Raul Ibarra, UWL Mexico Organizer, and Tom Cole are always on top of things, so how could it have gone wrong?  With such success at the very first event we look forward to seeing more teams attend the next events. 


Congratulations to all teams that showed up: La Legión Tamaulipeca (Recond2 and Defensores 1829), Bastardos, Shinigamis, Todo Gotcha, Gotcha México, Raptors, Dragones de México Alpha and Beta, Gotcha School and Carpinteros.
The first UWL Event is over, but luckily for all woodsball lovers it is just the beginning for the UWL México.


10 vs 10
1. Legión Tamaulipeca
2. Bastardos
3. Dragones de México


5 vs 5
1. Raptors
2. Bastardos
3.Todo Gotcha





For More information on the UWL Mexico please contact Raul Ibarra or visit the links below

Raúl Ibarra
UWL MEXICO
Nextel 5563470560
ID: 42*15*137496
Cel: 5519389264





Thursday, 14 August 2014

The Med Cup - Re-Visited !!!



The alarm clock starts at 04:00 in the morning. You just want to curl up in your bed, bury your head in the pillow. Never mind this paintball stuff.. Sound familiar?

After dragging my body out of bed, ears still ringing after last nights Metallica concert, it was time to get some much needed coffee into my system. Note to self: two hours of sleep just isn't enough.. 

Our trusty driver Per Gunnar rolls up with the car minutes later. Even when I am dead tired the same thing always happens. I think its the sound the wheels my Planet Eclipse kit bag makes as it is dragged across the asphalt to the car. This sound always wake me up, its the sound of a new adventure starting! I will probably associate this sound with paintball for as long as I`ll live.  

After some time off from paintball for our team due to real life issues, everybody was starting to feel that itch again. For some, "time off" just means not practicing paintball  2 times every week like we used to, but still watching paintball videos and the different webcasts to keep up to date on current events. Others have been stationed on the russian/norwegian border on army duty far to the north in the wilderness without a chance to shoot a single paintball.

Anyhow, as spring approached it was time to get the band back together to see if we still got what it takes to compete. As before we decided to go to the friendliest tournament on earth: the Med Cup. Joining us this time was fellow Norwegian team Stavanger Mayhem. We operated under the name of Anthrax Norway/ Fight Back design this time around. No changes in the crew, same old friends :-)  Fight Back Design is my new-born company selling Anthrax jerseys and apparel so I was a bit proud being able to name the team after it. :-)

This time we decided to spend the whole week to get to enjoy as much of Greece as possible before going home. We flew down to Thessaloniki on Monday with 5 players, and we were picked up by our great host Kostantinos from Anthrax paintball at the airport. Running with a skeleton crew we just had to pray we didn't suffer any injuries.  

We spent the first days as tourists enjoying the beaches and sun, the Mayhem guys found the casino, everybody just having a good time. Friday was practice day, some of our guys had not fired a paintball in over a year so it was sorely needed. My Geo 3 still had some sand in it from last years Med Cup in Cyprus but still performed without a hitch.


We took some beatings in the beginning of the practice, but after getting bunkered a few times people woke up and slowly but surely we started to look like a team again. Nothing like a few balls to the back of your head to get things going :) At the end of practice we felt better. Our gun skills still needed some work but what better way to fix that than the 3 man tournament Saturday?

Friday night Konstantinos took all of us to a nice local restaurant,and when I say all I mean – all! Almost all the players from the tournament were there early (probably so they wouldn’t miss anything) , we basicly took over the whole restaurant. They served amazing Greek-food and a locally brewed wine,the interior was old-greek and they played the local music- it was really a remarkable experience.  

As Saturday rolled around for once the weather was on our side. We northerners don't take to kindly to scorching heat and after working on our tan for a few days (or a delicate sunburnt pink if you forgot the sunblock :). "No, I will get the sunblock later. Just let me finish this beachvollyball match..") overcast with a slight breeze was very welcome.


We took a couple of early losses in the 3 man before racking up some wins. Its was a fun day, not to serious, in the end we ended in 4th place out of nine teams. Our friends Stavanger Mayhem took the win.

After a quick break we prepared for the mini nations cup. Its a fun way to end the day and good practice for the xball tournament. We merged with Mayhem to represent Norway. After sorting out the team calls we just mixed it up and got to it. In the end we defeated Greece in the final! Feeling good everybody hurried to pack up their stuff, because up next was the Med Cup beach party! Words can’t really do it justice, we had a whole section of the beach and the beach bar to ourselves. The weather was great and so was the beer!



We had to get up early to get ready for the xball tournament. Our first match was against Mayhem and it was a close fought match which ended in a draw 2-2 an it set the tone for the rest of the day. Most of the teams where evenly matched and every game was a fight. We ended the prelims with 2 wins, one draw and a loss. We battled through the quarter finals and semis in some though matches to face Fivestar Leida in the finals. The first point ended in a one on one which they won, after that they played a smart controlled game and secured their win.

After the disappointment wore of we realized that with our lack of expectations before the event we really had to be quite happy with how things turned out. After all we finished with two new trophies! 
Playing seven xball matches in a day will take its toll on your body so it was five tired players who packed away their Geos and headed for the showers.


Monday was spent relaxing and shopping before packing our bags and saying goodbye to our great hosts in the evening. Once again we had a great trip and and made some new friends!

Big thanks to Kostantinos , Nil and all the rest of the Anthrax crew and Stavanger Mayhem and finally Planet Eclipse. Once again our markers proved that they can handle three days of playing without a hitch :) Also thanks to all the players from Greece, Norway, Singapore, Netherlands, New Zeland, Germany, Spain, England and Turkey for making this a memorable event!