Paintball Magazine Paintball Magazine March 2019 Issue - Page 66

For me one of the highlight events of the 2019 Paintball Extravaganza was the Wednesday evening charity auction. The event raised more than $10,000 (the previous high in past years was just about $6,000) for the Cute Syndrome Foundation which funds research for PCDH19 and SCN8A Epilepsy. meet new people in the game. For anyone that was around during the International Amateur Open’s heyday, the Extravaganza is not on that level, but it’s probably the closest thing the game has right now. Another highlight of the Extravaganza each year for me is the networking and socializing that goes on all week, mostly in the lobby, bar area and restaurant of the hotel. Since all of the event’s official activities end by 6Pm each afternoon that leaves the evening meetings, drinks at the bar, socializing and getting to Word around the event this year is that the 2020 Paintball Extravaganza will be relocated to another part of the country. The event had a nice run in the Washington DC area but its run is up. We’ll keep you posted as we learn more. 066 paintball.media magazine Moving Forward…