Rental Terms and Conditions

Please read and understand the following documents and if booking for a group please ensure all players have read and understood them also, print off and distribute if required.  If accepting on behalf of under 18's please ensure they have also understood rules and risks. By proceeding past this page you have agreed and accepted on behalf of all players in your group that they have been fully understood and agreed to all documents, rules and safeguards.

If you are buying multiple tickets you MUST give details of each individual player attending the site for full track and trace safeguarding.

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You will be meet at the entrance to the site in your vehicle and checked-in.  Those not pre-booked will unfortunately be unable to play that day. All players when not on the field will be expected to wear a material face covering.  Please make sure you are wearing these before you are met at the gate to keep everyone safe. Make sure you have your ticket ready to be scanned through your window on arrival.

Each player bay will have a "player layout plan" above the doorway showing the layout to be used and limit of players per area.  This will be rigidly enforced to comply with social distancing. 

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OVER 18 Risk Management & Disclaimer Form

Holmbush Paintball Limited and/or Holmbush Events Limited (“We/Our/Us”) will supply the facilities for the activities (the “Activities”) to the person who is signing this Risk Management & Disclaimer Form (“You/Your/Yours”) and by signing You hereby agree that You have read and understood the terms in this form and that You were given sufficient time and opportunity to ask any questions:

  1. The terrain of our premises where the Activities are provided consists of trenches, ditches, towers, stairs, staircases, roots, tree stumps, mud and water and as such there is a risk of falling injuries as well as damage to clothing, footwear, watches and jewellery. While engaging in paintballing as part of the Activities, You will be required to shoot and be shot with paintballs. 

  2. When using the Equipment (which includes paintball guns, paintballs as well as other items) there is a risk of injury to the body, especially the face, ears and eyes from a paintball shot, pyrotechnic, exposure to the carbon dioxide propellant, bruising (even if wearing the protective clothing) and, potentially, fire.

  3. The risk of injury to You or to others can be substantially minimised, but never completely eliminated by obeying the following instructions. You therefore hereby undertake and agree to:

    1. listen to and follow the instructions provided by one or more of Our  representatives (“Staff”);

    2. obey the instructions set out on the various signs displayed in the Activities area;

    3. use the Equipment correctly as per the instructions provided by Our Staff;

    4. wear clothing and footwear (preferably with ankle support) that is appropriate to the terrain of the Activities as set out in clause 1.1 above;

    5. refrain from jumping from the towers, using excessive speed on the stairs, climbing of trees, jumping into ditches and water hazards;

    6. wear protective goggles provided by Us when required as explained in the training and/or where there are signs instructing You to do so especially, but not only, you must not remove the goggles while playing;

    7. not to shoot any person in the face or any part of the head, including the ears or at close range (being a distance of less than 30ft/10metres);

    8. report immediately to Our Staff of any injury they You may suffer whilst engaging in any Activities;

    9. not to use paintball guns inside the designated safety zones;

    10. not to put out a pyrotechnic or move it once lit;

    11. not to use any equipment other than those provided by Us unless by prior written consent from Us; and

    12. not to attempt and/or repair, modify or tamper with the Equipment.

2.                If You suffer from any condition, take any medication or generally Your fitness level is such that could affect Your ability to engage in any of the Activities, You understand that it is Your full responsibility to manage Yourself in a manner that is suitable to Your ability and will at the first sign of fatigue or stress desist from taking further part in any of the Activities.

3.                You hereby acknowledge the risks in engaging in the Activities, those that are as set out in this form and others that were not mentioned, and accept that your presence on the premises and/or engaging in the Activities is at your own risk.

4.                You acknowledge that photos may be taken on the day of You with or without other individuals and, unless you specifically tell us otherwise in writing, You hereby grant Us permission to use such photos or an edited version of them in Our printed or electronic publications as well as in social media sites such as Our Facebook page.

5.1               You acknowledge that You are aware of the contagious nature of Covid-19 and that there is a risk of exposure and infection whilst participating in the Activities and further to this You confirm that You have not had any symptoms of Covid-19 (such as: a cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, a fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headaches, sore throat or a loss of taste or smell) nor have You recorded a positive test or, so far as You are aware, come into direct contact with someone who has recorded a positive test within the past 21 days.

5.2               You acknowledge that We have put in place preventative measures, including the practicing of social distancing, availability of cleaning stations and requiring the wearing of facial coverings, as well as providing guidance, signage and instructions from Staff to minimise the risk of the spread of Covid-19.

5.3               You accept, agree and undertake to follow all guidelines put into place by Us to effectively reduce the risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19.

 

IN CONSIDERATION OF HOLMBUSH PAINTBALL LIMITED AND/OR HOLMBUSH EVENTS LIMITED ALLOWING ME TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ACTIVITIES, I CONFIRM THAT I AM OVER THE AGE OF 18, THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE PROVISIONS OF THIS FORM AND THAT I WAS GIVEN SUFFICIENT TIME AND OPPORTUNITY TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS:

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​1.             General Undertakings

 

  1. Holmbush Paintball Limited and/or Holmbush Events Limited (“We/Our/Us”) will supply the facilities for the activities (the “Activities”) to a junior who is over the minimum age requirement of 10 and under the age of 18 (“Junior”) and you are the person who has the authority to sign this Risk Management & Disclaimer Form on behalf of the Junior as the Junior’s parent, legal guardian or otherwise (“You/Your/Yours”).

 

  1. You hereby confirm and agree that You:

    1. have read and understood the terms in this form;

    2. were given sufficient time and opportunity to ask any questions;

    3. have read and explained to the Junior the provisions of this form; and

    4. made sure the Junior understood them and any questions raised were answered.

 

2.             Risk & Disclaimer

  1. You hereby acknowledge that:

    1. the terrain of our premises where the Activities are provided consists of trenches, ditches, towers, stairs, staircases, roots, tree stumps, mud and water and as such there is a risk of falling injuries as well as damage to clothing, footwear, watches and jewellery. While engaging in paintballing as part of the Activities, the Junior will be required to shoot and be shot with paintballs; and

    2. when using the Equipment (which includes paintball guns, paintballs as well as other items) there is a risk of injury to the body, especially the face, ears and eyes from a paintball shot, pyrotechnic, exposure to the carbon dioxide propellant, bruising (even if wearing the protective clothing) and, potentially, fire.

 

2.2               The risk of injury to the Junior or to others can be substantially minimised, but never completely eliminated by obeying the following instructions. You therefore hereby undertake and agree to ensure that the Junior:

  1. listen to and follow the instructions provided by one or more of Our  representatives (“Staff”);

  2. obey the instructions set out on the various signs displayed in the Activities area;

  3. use the Equipment correctly as per the instructions provided by Our Staff;

  4. wear clothing and footwear (preferably with ankle support) that is appropriate to the terrain of the Activities as set out in clause 1.1 above;

  5. refrain from jumping from the towers, using excessive speed on the stairs, climbing of trees, jumping into ditches and water hazards;

  6. wear protective goggles provided by Us when required as explained in the training and/or where there are signs instructing players to do so especially, but not only, you must not remove the goggles while playing;

  7. not to shoot any person in the face or any part of the head, including the ears or at close range (being a distance of less than 10ft/3metres);

  8. report immediately to Our Staff of any injury they the Junior may suffer whilst engaging in any Activities;

  9. not to use paintball markers inside the designated safety zones;

  10. not to put out a pyrotechnic or move it once lit;

  11. not to use any equipment other than those provided by Us unless by prior written consent from Us;

  12. not to attempt and/or repair, modify or tamper with the Equipment

 

2.                If the Junior suffers from any condition, take any medication or generally the Junior’s fitness level is such that could affect the Junior’s ability to engage in any of the Activities, You understand that it is Your full responsibility to manage the Junior in a manner that is suitable to the Junior’s ability and will at the first sign of fatigue or stress desist from taking further part in any paintball activity.

 

3.                You hereby acknowledge the risks in engaging in the Activities, those that are as set out in this form and others that were not mentioned, and accept that the Junior/s’ presence on the premises and/or engaging in the Activities is/are at Your own risk.

 

4.                You acknowledge that photos may be taken on the day of You and/or the Junior/s with or without other individuals and, unless you specifically tell us otherwise in writing, You hereby grant Us permission to use such photos or an edited version of them in Our printed or electronic publications as well as in social media sites such as Our Facebook page.

5.1               You acknowledge that You and/or the Junior/s are aware of the contagious nature of Covid-19 and that there is a risk of exposure and infection whilst participating in the Activities and further to this You confirm that You and/or the Junior/s have not had any symptoms of Covid-19 (such as: a cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, a fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headaches, sore throat or a loss of taste or smell) nor have You and/or the Junior/s recorded a positive test or, so far as You are aware, come into direct contact with someone who has recorded a positive test within the past 21 days.

 

5.2               You acknowledge that We have put in place preventative measures, including the practicing of social distancing, availability of cleaning stations and requiring the wearing of facial coverings, as well as providing guidance, signage and instructions from Staff to minimise the risk of the spread of Covid-19.

 

5.3               You and/or the Junior/s accept, agree and undertake to follow all guidelines and instructions put into place by Us to effectively reduce the risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19.

 

IN CONSIDERATION OF HOLMBUSH PAINTBALL LIMITED AND/OR HOLMBUSH EVENTS LIMITED  ALLOWING ME AND/OR THE JUNIOR/S LISTED BELOW TO ENGANGE IN THE ACTIVITIES, I CONFIRM THAT I AM OVER THE AGE OF 18, THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE PROVISIONS OF THIS FORM AND THAT I WAS GIVEN SUFFICIENT TIME AND OPPORTUNITY TO ASK ANY QUESTIONS:

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Coronavirus - Our Safeguards

We are currently open for  Airsoft Walk-On's (Players with own kit), Airsoft Rentals and Woodland Laser Skirmish.

Everyone onsite must wear a cloth face covering when not on the field of play.

Do not attend if feeling unwell, let us know at your earliest opportunity if you do. 

Follow all rules and signage onsite regarding safe distancing measures.

Please use anti-bacterial hand wash where provided around site.

Tea and Coffee will not be provided onsite but water will be.

Player bays will have plans above the doorway showing how players must be placed in them to allow correct social distancing. 

We accept no responsibility for people not complying with our or government social distancing or safeguarding practices but will eject those seen not adhering to rules.

Above all please use common sense when attending site.

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UK Paintball Sports Federation (UKPSF) – Covid 19 – Risk Assessment Link 

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Safety Briefing

  • All guns being used onsite must comply with power limits and be chronographed and tagged each visit.

  • Eye protection must be worn at all times when out of the safe zone.

  • Under 18's must wear full face protection. It is advised all players should also wear full face protection.

  • No dry firing of guns in the safe zone

  • Guns must be cleared and magazines out before entry into the safe zone.

  • A "Hit" or "Kill" is a bb hitting any part of your body or equipment including weapons.

  • Once hit raise your arm to full height immediately and shout "HIT!", keep your hand up all the way to re-spawn or dead zone. 

  • Hits from your own team still count and there is no Bang-Bang rule (we are not Americans). To get someone out you must shoot them.

  • Be aware the enemy may be behind you or from great distance

  • Blatant non hit taking will result in immediate removal from the field and a ban from the site.

  • No "Dead men talking", if you have been hit you should not talk as you walk back to re-spawn

  • No "Blind Firing",  always shoulder your weapon when firing and do not put your muzzle through any gap smaller than an A4 sheet of paper. You must present yourself as a target when firing.

  • No magazines in guns whilst in the safe zone

  • Minimum engagement distances must be adhered to. Full auto guns 6m, DMR 20m and Snipers 30m 

  • No rubber weapons or stealth kills. Please keep over 2m from each player.

  • Grenade kill radius is 5m unless behind hard cover i.e. Buildings, large trees... Not your mate Bob or a patch of bracken!

  • Shout "Grenade!" or "Frag Out!" when throwing pyrotechnics 

  • Shout "RPG!"  if using TAG rounds (please let the head marshal know before games start.

  • Only pyrotechnics bought on site can be used.

  • No physical contact of any kind (failure to do so will result in immediate removal from site)

  • No verbal abuse of players or staff (failure to do so will result in immediate removal from site)

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