SPEEDQB Tournaments


Team Registration


Official SpeedQB® Rules and format:

PRICE: $25 per person

TEAM vs TEAM (5 on 5)

  • Each team may only have 5 players in the game each match.
  • Substitutions are allowed before/after each match. Subs are not allowed during the match, in between rounds
  • Injury substitutions: if a player is injured during a match, a substitution is allowed. Injured player is not allowed to return to participate in later matches of the same event.
  • Ringer substitutions are allowed for that event only. Ringer cannot compete on multiple teams at the specific event, must only play for one team. (ringer = non-team member and/or a member of a different team)


  • One Match = 3 Rounds or 4 Rounds (determined per event, based on number of teams and event time constraints)
  • Championship matches = 5 rounds
  • Coin toss before each match, winner chooses which side of map for first round
  • Round = 3:00 min max
  • 3 Round Matches: Team wins match by winning 2 of the 3 rounds. If one team wins first two rounds, 3rd round is not required.
  • 4 Round Matches: Team wins match by winning 3 of the 4 rounds. If each team wins two rounds, total points are factored to determine the winner of the match. If one team wins first 3 rounds, the 4th round is not required.


  •  100 Points per round (115 Points max with Bonus)
  • 25 pts First Flag Possession
  • 50 pts Flag Hang (Ends the round)
  • 5 pts Each Player eliminated (5 players = 25 pts max)
  • Bonus 15 pts awarded if the flag is hung with at least one opposing player not eliminated


  • Team Ready Warning. Verbal and visual ready confirmation by ref with both teams.
  • Round begins by horn/whistle blow from ref. No countdown before horn/whistle.
  • Each Round is 3:00 min max time. At the end of 3 minutes, horn/whistle ends the round and points are calculated.


  • Obtain possession first (25 pts)
  • When flag is in possession, flag must be clearly visible by refs (cannot hide flag in pocket or dump pouch)
  • After possession of flag, flag may be dropped intentionally on field. Flag may be passed to other team members via direct transfer or dropping flag (no throwing flag)
  • Flag Hang on opposing spawn point (50 pts + Ends the Round)
  • If Flag-bearer gets hit, flag must be dropped immediately where bearer was hit, within 5 feet of hit location (25 pts team penalty for late flag drop, outside of 5ft from hit location. Intentional or unintentional.)


  • Teams “breakout” from a starting wall/bunker located at center of Team Spawn point.
  • Each Team Spawn point is marked 8ft wide, along the starting wall/bunker
  • One foot must be touching the starting wall/bunker within the 8ft spawn point before round begins.
  • All guns must be physically touching the spawn wall/bunker within the 8ft until round begins.
  • 50 pts team penalty for false starts. False starts = early breakout, guns and/or feet breaking contact from the spawn wall before the starting horn/whistle


  • All types of guns are allowed
  • Semi auto only. One trigger pull = One shot (feathering OK)
  • All guns must have trigger guard
  • Double/extended triggers are not allowed
  • Rifles = Mid Caps Only (200rd max per mag)
  • Pistols = Extended Mags and M4 Mag Adapters OK, no DIY mag adapters (200rd max mid caps only)
  • Shotguns = Shell Fed or AR Mag (200rd max mid caps only)
  • No limit on total number of magazines/shells
  • Weapons with stocks: stock must be touching arm or shoulder when engaged
  • FPS/Joules = 350fps using 0.20 gram BB’s / 1.14 Joules. These limits may be determined by field based on field’s policies.
  • After each set, players will be chrono spot-checked per ref discretion. Shooting hot = player is removed from the event, no exceptions. Team plays short one player for the event.


  • No “surrenders” / No “bang-Bang” kills
  • Knife kills count


  • Officiator conducts Team Ready Warning and controls Game Start/End
  • Officiators have full power to call hits upon players and pull players
  • Officiators have final call to any disagreement/decision on field


  • Any bodily contact with a BB is considered a Hit. This includes any part of bodily gear, such as a backpack or camera.
  • Gun hits do not count.
  • If opposing players shoot each other at the same time, both players are out.
  • Dry fires do not count as a hit.
  • Ricochets do not count as a hit.


  • FOULS = Not calling your hit, intentional or inadvertent
    • Three fouls maximum per team, per event. Individual fouls are held against team.
    • 1st offense: Team loses that round, loses all points for the round.
    • 2nd offense: Team loses that round, loses all points for the round. Player with the foul is pulled from the rest of the match. The affected team plays one man short, no substitutions for rest of the match.
    • 3rd offense: Team loses that round, loses all points for the round. Player with foul is pulled from rest of the event. The affected team plays one man short for the remaining matches of the event.
    • 4th offense: Team loses the match, eliminated from the tournament.
  • FALSE STARTS (early launch) = Team loses 50 pts
  • LATE FLAG DROP (flag bearer doesn’t drop flag immediately when hit, dropped more than 5 ft from hit location) = Team loses 25 pts
  • CHRONO VIOLATION = player with weapon shooting over the FPS/Joule limit is pulled from the event, team plays short for remaining matches.


  • Late players to field we will only hold 1 min any longer game start without them
  • Min of 3 players can play no less opposing team gets 5 points per absent player
  • Will be held on 3rd sat of each month starts at 6pm – till
  • We will have 5 pre events and 1 final
  • Must attend 4 of the 5 events or team DQ from finals