Players 16 – 18 Years Old

A modified form of paintball can be played by anyone 8 years old and above.

However, the minimum age to play standard paintball in the ACT is 16. In order to play standard paintball in Canberra, players under 18 MUST bring a completed

YOUNG PERSON PAINTBALL CONSENT FORM

AND

Their PHOTO ID.

AND

Either:

A parent or LEGAL* guardian with PHOTO ID

OR

A CERTIFIED COPY** of their parent’s or LEGAL guardian’s PHOTO ID

*A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care for the personal and property interests of another person. They must be legally appointed as a guardian. An older brother or sister, uncle or aunt, are NOT legal guardians unless they have been appointed such by the appropriate authorities.

**The following people can certify that a copy of a parent’s or guardian’s ID is a true copy of the original:

  • a permanent employee of Australia Post with five or more years of continuous service
  • a finance company officer with five or more years of continuous service (with one or more finance companies)
  • an officer with, or authorised representative of, a holder of an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL), having five or more years continuous service with one or more licences
  • a notary public officer
  • a police officer (police officers are a quick and friendly option!)
  • a registrar or deputy registrar of a court
  • a Justice of the Peace
  • a person enrolled on the roll of a State or Territory Supreme Court or the High Court of Australia, as a legal practitioner
  • an Australian consular officer or an Australian diplomatic officer
  • a judge of a court
  • a magistrate, or
  • a Chief Executive Officer of a Commonwealth Court

THIS IS A LEGAL REQUIREMENT AND CANNOT BE AVOIDED