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Great Western Series Tournament Flag from 1997

1997 Great Western Series flag.
1997 Great Western Series flag.

Great Western Series flag from a 1997 tournament with a variety of paintball sponsors listed. GWS was put on by Russ Maynard and Dan Bonebrake and ran from 1992 until the late 1990s when it became the Pan Am series.

Dan Bonebrake, Russell Maynard and Randy Wood (Phantom Force). Scanned from January 1996 Action Pursuit Games.
Dan Bonebrake, Russell Maynard and Randy Wood (Phantom Force). Scanned from January 1996 Action Pursuit Games.

From the archived GWS website, posted in 1/26/1998, “Since 1992 the Great Western Series has produced over 40 tournaments.”

Around 2000 the GWS became the Pan Am series.
Team standings for the 1997 season for 10 man Am: Marine Team Gold, Outta Control, Sidewinders, Shockwave, BL Ironmen II, Stryke Force, Hostile Takeover, Fatal Swoop, Marine Team Red, Outrage.
Find the old Pan Am Website which list top teams for each season for the Great Western Series here.
And find the 1997 season here.

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