August 5-6th 2017

The Cold War has turned hot once again.

Thunder 14 storyline:

More INtel to follow soon...

The Thunder returns...

The CODENAME: Thunder Series of Airsoft Events has had several story lines through its previous 13 years. Some involving ruthless druglord Hector Chiro and his Cartel, others involving The Red Hand, a commie group hellbent on returning the Kremlin-style communist doctrine to the world.

For the 13th year Thunder Event, we will be pulling out the stops to bring you and enjoyable experience, pulling elements that players liked and adding new ones.

This Two-Day event features:

Timed Objectives
Limited Admission
Command Structure to the Squad Level-
  Multiple scenarios-
Squad Based Missions-
Multiple Respawn Locations-
      Varied Special missions-
        Armored Assault VehicleS (TWO!)

New Props-
Smoke grenades-
Special weapons-
Night play-
Free camping-
  Food Concessions-
      A dealers area filled with Airsoft products-
 Prize give-aways
And more!

This is a Bio BB Only event!!

SLE has secured a sweet deal on G&G BIO BBs for purchase in advance or onsite during the event. (see crazy pre-purchase price below)

You do not need to use G&G Brand Bio BBs, but all players and particiapants will be required to use BIO BBs only per agreement with the field host.

See below or Reg Page for G&G BB Deal!

Updated Rules, Surprises
 and more at the

Event Enlistment:

Enlist with the Good Guy Forces, to defeat the Bad Guys,
in their quest for Domination at the Midwest’s premier Airsoft event, CODENAME: Thunder XIV

Enlistment Fees:

TWO Day Enlistment:
                 Recon Registration by Date th 2017:  $TBD per player (11:59pm 4-15-17 CST)
Early Registration by May 31st 2017:  $TBD per player (11:59pm 5-31-17 CST)
Early Registration by July 5th 2017:  $TBD per player (11:59pm 7-5-17 CST)
Pre-Registration before July 29th 2017:  $TBD per player (11:59pm 7-27-17 CST)
July 30th or later:  $TBD per player

Online Registration OPen !!

You can also Register at the event with Cash or Credit Card!

ONE DAY Enlistment:

One Day enlistment for Saturday or Sunday is $TBD*
One day enlistments do not qualify for the prize raffle, but do count towards the 1st 50 registered players for the FREE gift.

Online Registration OPen Soon.
You can also Register AT the Event !!

You can register at the event with Cash or Credit Card!

See event schedule for onsite registration times below

Travellers Discount
We are offering a traveler's discount for teams / players that travel 300+ miles of $5 off per player!
(Proof of address required, ID/mail with mapquest print out of mileage -Discount given at the event)

International Players living outside of North America receive FREE Admission with passport

 *First 50 players to register will receive a
FREE limited edition surprise!*

Refunds are NOT available. If you cannot make the event, you are allowed to sell or transfer your ticket to another person, however BOTH of you need to contact the event staff to update the records/squad lists.

No Exceptions.

Event Questions / Message Boards

The official CODENAME: Thunder XIII Event Forums can be found at:

Thunder Twitter:
@ thunder_event

Talk about the upcoming event, ask questions in the public forums or talk to teammates, set strategy in the Private US Forces or Russian forums.
(Must be registered for both the event and
to access the Private Team Forums)





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Event Restrictions & Requirements

Safety Requirements:

FPS Limits
400fps with .20gram BBs

Sniper Class Weapons are 550fps with .20gram BBs 100 foot no shoot zone
DMR - permanently fixed semi only - 450fps - 50 foot no shoot zone

Eye Protection:
Over 18: Full-Seal ANZI-rated goggle with secure straps
*Full Face Protection RECOMMENDED
Event staff will determine goggle usability / ANZI rating
 Barrel-Blocking Device Required

Under 18yo MUST wear FULL Face Paintball Mask System

REQUIRED Gear / Equipment
All players are required to have the following:

(You will NOT be allowed on the field without these)

Watch or other time-keeping device- (10:30 objective. What time is it?)
Adequate water supply- Canteens / Camel Back
Good footwear / boots
Proper Clothing for the weather
Required Eye Protection
All Squad Leaders MUST have a Radio

Recommended Gear / Equipment:
All players are recommended to have the following:

Radio- for team communications
Compass or GPS- for orienteering
First Aid Kit- just in case...
Car-battery adaptable battery charger for AEG batteries 
Notepad / Pencil

Uniform *Requirements:

*Tactical gear SHOULD match your armies patterns. It is not required, but it will be a lot more fun for everyone, especially you, if it does. Expect to get shot by your own guys if it doesnt match your armies colors. Alot.

First Team

Army Digital
Desert (Any)
Tan / Khaki

*MISC Forces can wear civilian clothing as long as it doesn't contain Green or have Green TacGear*

Other Team
Russian (Green Based) Camo
US Woodland
Woodland Digi / Green Digital / Marpat
British (Green Based)
Flecktarn (Green Based)
OD Green

Magazine / Ammo / GUN Rules and Restrictions:

*Each player is allowed One (1) high capacity magazine NOT exceeding 600 rounds on the playing field.

*Players may carry as many mid and/or low capacity magazines (non-winding) as you wish to carry.

*Magazines can be reloaded in the field, at team HQ or at the staging area.

HPA Guns MUST have a "Tournament Lock"

*Only one SAW or LMG will be allowed per squad (Approx 10 people)
 SAWs or LMG must be replicas of real world SAWs or LMGs
     (M60, M240, M249, RPK, RPD, etc.)

*No box, drum, or c-mags will be allowed on any AEG except those types of guns that are designated as either a SAW or LMG
    (Ak47, G36, M4s, and G3 etc AEG's will not qualify as LMG's)
   Final decision on what qualifies as an LMG will be left up to event staff.

*A maximum of two(2) box/drum/c-mag's or 5000 rounds of ammunition is allowed per SAW/LMG

*Magazines can be reloaded in the field, at team HQ or at the staging area.

**Referees will perform spot checks on players to ensure the mag restrictions are followed. Players caught breaking the restrictions will be ejected from play and their Army penalized 50 points per infraction**


All players must be thirteen years old or older to participate and be able to prove it via a photo id.

Players under eighteen years old are required to have a Summit Lake Entertainment AND Legacy Paintball Insurance Waiver signed, and notorized by their parent or legal guardian. NO EXCEPTIONS. If your parents are dropping you off at the playing field, a notory public will be on-site to notorize your waiver forms free of charge.

SLE General Waiver    

So far Players / Teams have signed up from:


 Field Name
Field Location


Field INFO

Event Schedule:

Friday August 4th:
Player campsite selection & Set-up 3pm
 Geo-Caching events & other shenanigans

7-9pm Registration

Saturday August 5th

7am -9am Registration / Sign-in / Chrono
(If you aren't signed in and your guns chronoed by 9:30am you WILL miss the first part of the game)
Expect some lines for sign-in and chrono. BE EARLY

9:30 to 10:00am Team / Commanders Meeting
10:15-10:45 Mandatory Safety Briefing
10:45 to 11:25 Commanders Lead Armies to their HQs
11:30am to 6pm  GAME ON!!*
*Game slows down between 2-4pm to allow a break if you desire**
6pm to 9pm Dinner Break
9pm-11pm Night OPs

Sunday August 6th

8am to 9am Registration / Sign-in / Chrono
New Players- If you aren't signed in and your guns chronoed by 9am you WILL miss the first part of the game.
 Expect some lines for sign-in and chrono. BE EARLY

9:00 to 9:30am Team / Commanders Meeting
9:45-10:15 Mandatory Safety Briefing
(For new players)
10:15 to 10:40 Commanders Lead Armies to their HQs
10:45am to 1:45pm  GAME ON!!
1:45pm Head to Staging area / Gear up for Final Battle
2:15 to 3pm Final Battle
3:45pm+ Awards Ceremony / Prize Giveaway

7pm After Event Party
(Details TBA)




Open !!
Buy Bio BBs at the event and pick them up onsite (shipping Not available)
Print out a copy of your receipt to pickup onsite

G&G .28g Bio BBs Pre-Order

G&G .25g Bio BBs Pre-Order

New INtel coming
at the official Facebook Page


Updated Rules, Surprises & more at the

Questions? Ask us on Facebook!