Speedball Rocks South Africa
Richard (Blade) Hooper
Captain - Team Raptors
On the 26th and 27th of July, the annual speedball tourney was held at the
Cato Manor Technical College, just outside of Durban, South Africa. The
tournament attracted 12 teams from around the country, the team from
furtherest away were from Port Elizabeth. The tourney was dominated by
teams from Johannesburg and Durban.
Games were run over 10 minute periods on a field of about 100m x 70m.
Among the major sponsers of the tournament were Paintball City, the
exclusive supplier of R.P.Scherer paint in South Africa and Armson Sales.
The tounament was marshalled by Team Cane Rats, who are responsible for
organising the tourney.
The top 3 positions of the tournament went to:
1st - Warlords, 2nd - Posse, 3rd - Adrenalin.
Among the other teams participating were Team Raptors, Team Demons, Power Team,
Fifteen Minutes Of Fame, and the Natural Born Kittens.
Great fun was had by all and I sure that everyone is eagerly awaiting for
next years tourney. Many thanks go to the Cane Rats for marshalling the
games and the organisation of a fantastic tournament.
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