Friday, January 3rd, 2014
December 13-15 was the fourth and last event of the 2013 Ecuadorian Professional Paintball League (EPPL) and it was held in the capital city of Quito. Being held in the middle of the mall San Luis Shoppin, this was good to have a great attendance from public, this EPPL event had double importance because it will decide the overall rankings in all of the divisions. 30 teams register, we had a showdown, the games were as fierce as paintball could get. Really aggressive games, great points and plays.
The event begun Thursday with a press meeting and meet and greet with Marcello Margot, Oliver Lang and the South American Dream Team. The Dream Team continue the pursuit of their dream to become the first Latin America PRO TEAM. DYE was present on the event as always with the spectacular DYE booth offering all the 2014 DYE products and the best paint in the Market. The Dye Paint truck was full of people unloading paint one after another. DYE teams Dominated the event in almost every Division, DYE team Zurikatas were playing in their home field CQB Paintball Field and had their home crowd in the stand cheering from them and their younger teams.
Zurikatas, one of DYE’s flagship sponsored teams in Ecuador, were on fire and went undefeated directly to the finals. and were waiting for the winner between the other DYE ‘s Sponsor team Evolution and the Latin AmericanDream Team. Like all the finals this year in the top division was between both DYE teams, Zurikatas took this final with a score 4- 0 against Evolution. Zurikatas also won the Series and overall 2013 Championship .
Division 3 had a similar outcome, with Zurikatas Silver going undefeated directly to the finals, In the finals Zurikatas Silver matched up against Inka Killers, from Lima Peru (also a DYE team). In the final the local team Zuriktas Silver won 4-0 and with that took the championship and also the series and overall Championship 2013.
Division 5 had more DYE teams on the podium, Evolution PB School took first place. Third place was taken by local team APF. Third place was enough to give APF the series and overall 2013 D5 championship in their first year.
Congratulations to all the teams that made the EPPL QUITO and the season such a success. The 2013 EPPL season is over, but the 2014 EPPL Season starts in February. So, If you love to travel and play paintball don’t miss this event.
Final standings QUITO
1st Zurikatas (DYE TEAM)
2nd Evolution (DYE TEAM)
3rd Latin American DREAM TEAM
1st Zurikatas SIlver (DYE TEAM)
2nd InkaKillers (DYE TEAM)
2nd Delta Force
1st Evolution PB School (DYE TEAM)
2nd Delta Force
3rd APF ( DYE TEAM)
Series Ranking EPPL 2013: