List of paintball leagues
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This is a list of notable professional and semi-professional paintball leagues.
North American leagues
Professional Speedball Leagues
- National Speedball League (NSL)
- National professional paintball League (NPPL)
- Paintball Sports Promotions (PSP)
Collegiate Speedball League
- National Collegiate Paintball Association (NCPA) - Nationwide association that sanctions college and high school competition.
Professional Woodsball Leagues
U.S. regional leagues
- CFPS - (Central Florida Paintball Series), Largest Paintball League in Florida featuring the 5-man format. The CFPS was founded early in 2009 and hosts 7 paintball tournaments each year. Players compete in CFPS events to rank nationally in the official PSP rankings. The CFPS is also known as the Race to World Cup.
- American Xball League (AXBL)
- Adrenaline Force Tournament Series (AFTS)
- AFPL Almost Famous Paintball League (AFPL)
- Arizona Paintball Players League (AZPPL)
- Canadian Xtreme Paintball League (CXBL)
- Carolina Field Owners Association (CFOA) 
- Eastern Paintball League (EPL)
- Eastern Regional Field Owners Association (ERFOA) - Regional league serving the New England area. Match style xball with Major (unranked) and minor (D3 and lower) divisions.
- Georgia Field Owners Association (GFOA)
- Global Paintball League Global Paintball League (GPL)
- Indiana Captain's Council (ICC)
- Mid-South Xball League (MSXL)
- Midwest Xball League (MWXL)
- New England Paintball League (NEPL) - The New England Paintball League is a regional paintball league in New England. They host 5-6 events a year and have tournament play for all tournament players including 3 Man, 5 Man, Xball, and 7 Man. The league is based out of Maynard Paintball Club which is also apart of Boston Indoor Paintball. By Mike Friedman
- NorthEast Paintball Series (NEPS) - Regional league serving the New England area. 5-man Division 4/Novice & Division 5/Rookie level play
- Ontario Youth Paintball League - minor league, serving the Oakville, Burlington and Milton area.
- South Eastern Paintball Series (SEPS)
- United States Paintball Association (USPA) - Regional league serving Northeast; Canada; Mid-Atlantic. The only "original" XBall format in the United States.
- Vicious Series
- West Coast Paintball Players League (WCPPL)
- West Coast Paintball Series - The WCPS is a regional paintball tournament series in the Northwest.
- Central Paintball League - CPL is the premier tournament series out of CPX (Challenge Park Xtreme)
Paintball leagues outside the U.S.
- Atlantic Paintball League (APBL) - 7-man league in Atlantic Canada, serving PEI, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
- Canadian Xtreme Paintball League
- N.S.P.L Natwest Southern Paintball league, Based in the UK, Division 1- M7 format, Division 2- Race to 2 format, Division 3 + 4- 5 man format.
- Proto KotH Paintball Beginners league, 5 Man format. 1st place team get promoted to N.S.P.L division 4.
- CPPS Central Premier Paintball Series Uk, UK largest domestic series, attracting over 80 teams a round, running race to 4 in elite league and Div 1, race to 2 in Div 2 & 3, standard 5M in Divs 4 & 5, and a 5M breakout Div for new teams.
- Malaysian National Paintball League (MY-NPL), the most popular and largest paintball league in Malaysia. 4 events per season with Division 1 in Race to 4 format, Division 2 Race to 3, Division 3 Race to 2, and Division 4 in Super 5-man format. Garners over 50+ teams every event from across the country and gaining acceptance and participation from teams from countries around the region including Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan ROC, Thailand etc. Division 1 to 3 in ramping capped 12 while Division 4 uses mechanical tournament organizer supplied markers only. Reff by Malaysian Paintball Referee Organization (MPRO).
- South Australian Paintball Players Association South Australia's largest paintball
- CSP Circuito Sudamericano de Paintball: South American Paintball Circuit
- LAPPL:Latin American Professional Paintball League
- Mexican Paintball League
- Liga Dominicana de Jugadores de Paintball Dominican Paintball Players League, Race to 2, 5 man format.
- LVP Liga Venezolana de Paintball: Venezuelan Paintball League
- Puerto Rico Paintball Events Puertorrican Paintball League, 5-man Divisional
- EPPL Ecuadorian Profesional Paintball League
- CLAP 3 - XBL. Circuito Latin American Paintball 3. A 3man league in Chile and Peru.
European Paintball leagues
- Millennium Series European paintball league, the largest international league in the world with hundreds of teams participating every year.
- CPS Champions Paintball Series - Affiliate league for PSP in central Europe
- BSC Baltic Sea Cup - Tournaments in Sweden, Finland And Baltic states
- SPBL Finnish Paintball League - running since 1994
- BPL Belgian Paintball League
- IPBL Bulgarian Paintball League
- CPL Czech Paintball Liga
- CEPL Central European Paintball League
- OPL Austrian Paintball League
- DPL German Paintball League
- MPL Hungarian Paintball League
- HPL Hrvatska Paintball Liga (Croatian Paintball League)
- NPL Dutch Paintball League
- SPL Swiss Paintball League
- SPPL Spanish Paintball League
- TPL Turkish Paintball League
- SPL Serbian Paintball League
- PBSM Swedish Paintball Championship
- Irish Woodsball League (IWL), Ireland's premier woodsball league with teams from all over Ireland competing in a 7-man format with 4 rounds per season.
Australian Paintball Leagues
- 4 Play - Four man tournament held 4 times per year, each round is played at Samford Skirmish in QLD, all levels compete from Beginner/Novice to Pro.
- SAPPA The South Australian Paintball Players Association run the SAPPA 5 a side tournaments. South Australia's largest paintball event with up to 20+ teams from all over Australia attending at skirmish SA's SUP AIR field. SAPPA is run by players for players with no member making a personal profit.
- Super 7's Action Paintball Super 7's are played 3 times yearly the first round in Action paintball Sydney, the second in Action Perth and the final the masters in Sydney.
- Action Paintball Sydney State of Origin hosted by Mike Whybrew at Action Paintball Sydney.
- Melbourne X-Ball League (MXL) - Fortnightly league in Melbourne, Victoria held at World Series Paintball.
Tactical Paintball leagues/Associations outside US
- Distrito Federal Milsim Paintball League (Liga de Paintball Milsim do Distrito Federal - LPMDF) - Brazil
- Colombian Association of Tactical Paintball (Asociación Colombiana de Paintball Táctico - COLPATAC) - Colombia
- CCP Circuito Colombiano de Paintball (Circuito Colombiano de Paintball - race to 4) - Colombia
- Paintball Golden Cup Colombia (Open - Race to 4) - Colombia