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Invasion of Normandy (ION)

The World’s Largest Paintball Scenario

Join Skirmish and over 4,000 paintball players at our Invasion of Normandy Scenario Game as we gather to recreate the Infamous World War II D-Day.  Play two days of scenario game paintball, camp on-site and shop at the largest vendor show in the world of paintball.  Plus, all registered ION players can battle from Castle to Castle in our FREE Castle Night game on Friday.  Will you storm the beaches with the Allied Troops to keep the Axis from advancing or will you help the Axis forces to keep the Allies from advancing? Keep scrolling for game details.

Invasion of Normandy Dates

  • July 12th – Free Castle Nights Game
  • July 13th & 14th – ION Scenario Game
  • *NOTE, When booking online, you need to select July 13th as your reservation date!


Now through October 31st at 6pm 

  • $69.99 per person – THE CHEAPEST ENTRY RATE for three days of play (Friday Castle Nights, Saturday/Sunday ION, FREE primitive camping and parking all three days)
  • Plus, you can purchase up to 3 cases of paint per person at THE LARGEST PAINT DISCOUNT AVAILABLE:
    • $60.00 per case (rec paint) | 2,000 paintballs per case
    • $70.00 per case (upgraded paint) | 2,000 paintballs per case
    • YOU MUST CALL  570.325.8430 to add discounted paint to your reservation.
  • Rates after October 31st, at 6:01pm have not yet been determined.

Tentative 2024 Invasion Of Normandy Schedule

  • Check in, Paint Sales, & Equipment Upgrades
    • Friday:  2pm -9pm
    • Saturday: 8:30am – 8pm
    • Sunday: 8:30am – close
  • Free Castle Nights Game
    • Friday: 5pm – 8pm
  • Diplomatic Reception
  • Game Briefing & Group Photo
    • Saturday: 10:30am
  • ION Game Times
    • Saturday: 12noon – 9:30pm
    • Sunday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
  • Awards and Player Raffle
    • Sunday: 2pm
  • Chrono/Armband Tape Stations
    • Friday**: 4:30pm – 8:30pm
    • Saturday: 8:30am – 9pm
    • Sunday: 8:30am – close
    • **On Friday, both teams go to German insertion
  • N2/Air Stations (free fills!)
    • Friday:  1:30pm – 6:30pm
    • Saturday: 8am – 9pm
    • Sunday:  8:30am – 1:30pm
  • Food Stand
    • Friday: 12noon – 9pm
    • Saturday: 7am – 10pm
    • Sunday: 7am – 3pm
  • Vendors
    • Friday:  2pm -9pm
    • Saturday: 8:30am – 8pm
    • Sunday: 8:30am – close


  • 10+ players
    • One person plays Skirmish Paintball for FREE
    • 1000 FREE paintballs
  • 20+ players
    • Two people play Skirmish Paintball for FREE
    • 1000 FREE paintballs
  • 30+ players
    • Three people play Skirmish Paintball for FREE
    • 2000 paintballs – that’s one full case!
  • 40+ players
    • Four people play Skirmish Paintball for FREE
    • 2000 paintballs – that’s one full case!
  • *Scenario Game Group Leader Benefits are valid with advance reservations only & based on paying people that are present on game day

Invasion Of Normandy Game Details

Invasion Of Normandy Command Staff

      • TBD
      • TBD
  • Check-In – The group leader (name on the reservation) is the only person who will need to check in your group.  In order to speed up the check-in process, please have your reservation number available and all liability waivers filled out! 
  • Paint
    • You can now pre-purchase paintballs at a discounted rate.  Please see the rate tiers above for pricing details.
      • Invasion of Normandy Prepaid Paint Policy: Prepaid paintballs can be added to your ION reservation up until the Tuesday prior to the game.  In order to receive a refund on prepaid paintballs, you must cancel your paint order by the Wednesday prior to ION, at 12pm.  
      • We reserve the right to retain all prepaid paint money on no-shows, day-of-play cancellations, or late arrivals who are unable to play. There are absolutely no refunds on paintballs on the day of your trip!  Prepaid paint is non-transferable!
      • We allow Field Paint Only! That means that all players MUST use Skirmish paintballs.
  • Rental Equipment
    • Tippmann 98 rental markers are free with a valid driver’s license that will be used as a security deposit until the rental equipment is returned. We permit two Tippmann 98 rental markers per id.
  • Equipment Upgrades
    • TBD
    • All upgrade rental pricing is per day | ID Required
  • Fills
    • N2 Air Fills, 3,000 and 4,500 psi, are FREE!
  • Chrono
    • 280 fps max. Chrono Stations will be at your insertion point. Roaming judges will also be checking with hand-held devices. If you are shooting hot, you will be removed from play immediately!
  • Medic Cards
    • You will be issued your medic cards at check-in. If you are shot during the game, you will be required to find a medic ref to mark your card. After three marks, you must leave the field and reinsert at your insertion point.
  • Media/On Field Photographers
    • Please contact: Nikki Hurley, Director of Marketing, at or 570-732-0690
  • Food
    • Available for sale throughout the game.
  • Water
    • Available for sale at our food court, we strongly recommend you bring extra water!
  • Credit Card/Cash
    • Cash is quicker but we accept all major credit cards.
  • ATM
    • There is an ATM located at check-in.
  • Camping
    • Free on-site, primitive, tent camping is permitted from Thursday through Sunday.  RV’s are also permitted but there are no hookups available.
  • Permitted Items
    • Flashlights, Paint Grenades, Perimeter Warning Devices, and Thermal Imagers.
  • Prohibited
    • Markers shooting over 280 fps, Hot Burning Smoke, Knives, Firearms, Flares, Rope, Wire, Portable Shields, Spotlights, Laser Sights.
  • No Drugs, No Alcohol, No Open Fires, No Fireworks, No Motorized Vehicles after 9pm, No Enola Gaye Smoke! No First Strike Rounds! No Switching Teams!

Paintball Waiver:

Every person that plays Skirmish Paintball must sign a liability waiver. If there are any paintball players coming to Skirmish that are under the age of 18, a parent/guardian must sign for them. Click here to download and sign your Skirmish Paintball waiver.

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