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By submitting this form, you acknowledge that the CFOA Appeals Commitee decision will be published on this page for public review and that all information provided is truthful to the best of your knowledge.

The Appeals Commitee will not review your case until you have submitted the $25 application fee via paypal to If the Committee approves your reclassification, the $25 application fee will be refunded to you via paypal. If the Committee finds the information that you provide is not factual or that your claim is not valid for reclassification, The CFOA will keep the $25 reclassification fee and you will not be reclassed. The CFOA and the Appeals Committee reserve the right to reverse its decision for any reason during the same calendar year.

Please provide as much information and detail to support your case for reclassification as possible. Mitigating factors that may help your particular case include but are not limited to:

  • Diminshed Skill due to extended period of time away from tournament paintball.
  • Diminished physical ability due to medical reasons, age, or other factors.
  • Premature classification promotion due to PSP participation or guesting on rosters of higher classed teams.
  • Rostered on a higher classed team yet participating infrequently in actual match play.
  • Special consideration may be given to players seeking to lower their classification in order to organize or coach a much younger or far less-experienced team.

2010 Appeals Commitee decisions:

Dillard Stephens
Appeal Denied for recent participation in the D3 division including a 1st place finish within 13 months.

Bill Pitt
Reclassed from D2 to D3 for diminished physical ability due to age and other factors.

Jake Becker
Reclassed from D3 to D4 to reverse a forced promotion in 2008. D3 tournament results taken into consideration as well as lack of competitive teams in his area.

William Ross
Reclassed from D3 to D4 to reverse a forced promotion in 2008. D3 tournament results taken into consideration as well as lack of competitive teams in his area.

Ryan Gladney
Decision Pending

Bryan Carlton
Decision Pending


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Factors Relevant to your case:

Extended Time Away from Tournament Paintball

Diminished Physical Ability

Rostered on a higher ranking team but did not play much

Other (Please explain in great detail below)

Please explain in detail the above factors that apply to you:
The more evidence and detail you provide, the better your chances are to be reclassed. Do not assume that the committee knows you, your playing history, or your paticular situation.

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