Starting an Airsoft Business

Every businessman has their way of opening their own business, but if you are going to open an Airsoft business, there is no other way to follow what is right.

You must prepare for expenses to fulfill your goal.

Reminders Before Starting Your Own Airsoft Business

Airsoft is a fun but dangerous activity that many people enjoy. With its popularity, wherein it is being played in several countries worldwide, it is not a bad idea to have it as a business. However, since it is one of the most expensive games, you will also need a considerable amount before you can open your own Airsoft business. The gadgets the game uses are unique and made from high-quality materials since it is necessary. To establish an Airsoft business, you must purchase the entire gadgets used when playing it. Different models of airsoft guns are used, and it is essential to purchase them all to provide your customers with the best service. The BB gun is also a popular choice when playing the game. If you don’t know what materials are used when playing the game, you can research it or consult an individual who plays the game.

Protective gears, such as helmets, holsters, modular rigs, and bearing vests, are some materials you should purchase. Aside from the gadgets used in the game, the playing field is also essential in an airsoft game. If starting this business, you must choose a safer place to hold the activity. It must also be equipped with materials that make it an ideal playing field. You can add other equipment that will make it more fun to play. Choose a location that is safe and far from a lot of viewers. This way, the risk of getting hurt will be eliminated. These reminders will be a great help if you comply with the legal issues that the airsoft organization requires.

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Starting on the Right Track

After you have finalized the things you’ll need to purchase for the business and the location of the playing field, you need to strategize and know how to encourage more customers. Following the methods used in starting a business will also help you to start your airsoft business on the right track.

Every decision that you make will affect your business. That’s why before you decide on something, make sure that you think about it hard and that you’ll gain something from it. This applies to all types of business, so ensure that you meet the legal issues, and you must always be accompanied by someone that understands the process. If you start it on the right track, your Airsoft business will surely be successful, and you will profit from it.


  • Tom jacobs said on October 10, 2010
    I'm looking of opening a airsoft business in niagara falls on canada but i need more info on it can you have a few web site on it. thanks Tom
  • devon beske said on November 8, 2011
    i'm opening one at fargo north dakota and i'm wondering if it's legal for a minor to sell airsoft guns [i'm 13] but i have a lot of guns and me and my friends have it organized and i'm wondering where to get the equipment and things like that please email me the info thanks
  • Antonio Canuso said on December 20, 2011
    Hey, i'm looking at making my own store in Ocoee Fl, next to orlando, but i'm wondering the same thing as devon beske.. Is it fine for me to start and airsoft business too? as i'm 13 as well. And i would also like to know more info on this as well. thanks
  • jorge carrera said on December 21, 2011
    Hi, I'm looking into opening an airsoft business with a field in Bergen County New Jerse(Paramus). I'm 41 and I want to get started.Please Help. Thanks.
  • Matthew M-Brown said on April 9, 2012
    Hi, I'm looking into opening an airsoft business but i am wondering about the legal issues and requirements for the(uk). Thanks.
  • Ian Huber said on May 11, 2012
    Dear Devon and Antonio, No, you cannot. Reason is that you must be at least 18 to own a business license, and you must also be 18 to even purchase or use an airsoft rifle in the first place, so by saying that you have airsoft rifles, is already breaking a (no matter how unenforced) law. Now, on to my question. What kind of location would be good for a dealership of airsoft rifles in Northern California do you think? There are about four in Souther California, so if I were to open one, do you think it would gain business fast, or would it star off slowly like most business's in today's recession? Thanks; Ian
  • will stringham said on July 29, 2012
    i'm 13 and i already made a airsoft website am i aloud to get permits to start a business
  • Matthew Astley said on August 16, 2012
    Hi, I'm looking at opening an airsoft site in the North West of England (Yorkshire) and I need some pointers on Insurance etc. Can someone please help out? What kind of place would be good to open? CQB, Woodland or Desert skirmishes? Thanks a bunch
  • perry said on August 29, 2012
    Hi guys, I live in Belize Cenral America. This contry attracts over a million visitors a years. I am now organizing a airsoft business here so who ever wants to play in a warm, english speaking wonderland all winter long can do it. We have an abandoned military training range with lots of craters and old military equipment as well as a series of water falls and pools for swimming in and enjoying the great scenery. There are pine trees and low level bushes and many places to hide in such as bomb craters and fox holes machine gun placements also. I am interested in having a pro air softer as a partner.
  • ryan said on August 31, 2012
    hi i'm 11 (nearly 12) and i'm looking to start an airsoft business in the north east of england (Tyne and Wear) could some one help me
  • samson richard said on October 23, 2012
    M looking to start airsoft business in india Bangalore. Please guide on the procedure. I n few friends are interested to take up franchise in india.
  • scott foden said on November 24, 2012
    Looking to start an airsoft shop in Oshawa Ontario Canada. Any info and tips would be a great help.
  • Dee Wilson said on November 26, 2012
    Hey I'm looking to start a airsoft business in savannah, Ga can someone help figure out how to get this business off the ground. Thank you in advance.
  • Jordan Saenz said on January 29, 2013
    Hi me and my friend Andrew are trying to start a airsoft business in texas i'm 12, turning thirteen me and my friend have raised 10,000$ for our business i would like to know some ways to get off the ground we have started selling but i need info for starting websites thanks :)
  • Theresa Kilbourne said on April 19, 2013
    I'm wanting to open an airsoft business in Cleveland, ohio. Need someone to help me with details to get it off the ground. thanks
  • Michael Clifford said on July 10, 2013
    Hi, I'm 12, almost 13, I want to open an airsoft business in Mableton, Georgia, because the closet airsoft store is an hour away, or I'd have to order online. I want to open this business because I know and have many great airsofters who would love to have airsoft store/(and this is an idea, maybe) field much closer and more local, with a staff of patient, kind, and nice employees, and a warm, kind atmosphere! Please give some info, websites, and etc.
  • john said on July 26, 2013
    for all you 12 almost 13 year olds minimum age for a business permit to sell is 18 and plus if you cant buy a airsoft gun yourself you therefore cant sell one either. i dont want to come off mean but i rather tell you then have some big wig laugh at you for trying to start one at thirteen
  • kennethb said on August 19, 2013
    Looking for a retail airsoft business partner to manage the sales and rentals for a new indoor airsoft arena in Southern California (los angeles city not county). You handle the selling and rentals ( and repairs of rentals). I handle the marketing and daily operations of the arena. Feel free to email ( no one under 18 need apply)
  • Philip said on September 13, 2013
    Need airsoft electric gun people to email me ideas, info and locations of airsoft electric gun stores, shooting ranges. I will post their info on my airsoft electric gun club monthly newsletter, FREE! Send any information, ideas, sell or buy your airsoft guns, repair location. Hurry, next newsletter out November 2013 "Free membership". SGT, Phil
  • KrisW said on October 24, 2013
    I'm not sure if these kids are trolling or not, but selling airsoft guns does NOT have an age limit. Purchasing in the state of California, it is prohibited of a minor, but selling and use of the said item is allowed. In any case any and all of the questions that are asked in this comment box are easily accessed via google. On the first page. Please use it instead of asking easily, and already answered questions.
  • Ika said on January 24, 2014
    I am looking to open an airsoft field on private land near a residential area. Any and all information that could help me on this process is much needed. I am looking to expand airsoft on the island of kauai state of hawaii on a competitive level. Please help.
  • christopher walsh said on February 8, 2014
    Hi I am trying to start up an air soft site in Shropshire england I have the wood for the air soft cut I need finance to help me getting to up and running can anyone help me
  • Derek King said on June 6, 2014
    I'm looking to start an airsoft business in British Columbia Canada. I'm 43 and was wondering what hoops I have to jump through to make this happen. A listing of any permits, safety codes, courses that need to be taken etc. A business plan template of like business with a full list of equipment that would be involved. I'm also looking to put in a retail store. If you can help in any of these areas, please let me know. I'm really looking forward to helping the sport evolve and grow in my area.
  • marty sedlak said on June 11, 2014
    i'm tryna find out what permits you need to open a business like this so what permits are needed
  • Adyan Joyce said on June 25, 2014
    I want to start a airsoft shop in the uk in Wigan and need to know how much I need to invest to get started all so having a website up to . Any info
  • Daniel Handley said on July 8, 2014
    I would like to open my own airsoft shop in Workshop England I would like more information on this and what permits I will need.
  • Dang said on July 12, 2014
    Hi, I would like to know build a Retail Airsoft Field/Business in Southern California, USA. I would like to know what I would need and what would be right.
  • Blake Carr said on December 11, 2014
    Hi, I'm looking to open a outdoor field in Panama City Beach Florida. The Panhandle isn't quite for airsoft but I'm wanting to start a field to enlighten the community. Where would i start?
  • Evan Roeder said on January 21, 2015
    Hi! I'm Evan, 14 years old. I know I cannot legally work for the establishment due to child labor laws. But my parents are interested in opening a small CQB field. We have about 10,000 sq feet in the place we have. Recommendations for rental guns? What to include in a waiver?
  • Stewie said on February 6, 2015
    Hello. I am 2 (almost 3) years old and want to start an airsoft business with my dog Brian. Someone please help me.
  • me said on March 23, 2015
    Looking for anyone who is interested in opening an airsoft business here in Mississauga. Have been working on an interesting idea....except start up is difficult.
  • me said on March 23, 2015
    Evan or go to a paintball facility and read their waiver. That will give you an idea. Where are you located ?
  • me said on March 23, 2015
    @Derek king....where do you reside ?
  • Sir Galahain said on May 6, 2015
    Please improve your spelling and grammar before you attempt anything close to a professional website.
  • Will Arone said on May 14, 2015
    Hey, My names Will. I'm planning on opening an airsoft business when I turn 18. I live in Colorado but it looks like theirs a lot of competition
  • micah wilson said on June 23, 2015
    Hello my name is Micah wilson I am 20 years old and I would like to start a local air soft field and business mainly a field tho what is it that I have to do to one legally own the field itself also being able to sell air soft guns any ideas on where I can get sponsors for my goal. How would I go about finding a way to fund this project plz any help advice or anything would help a lot. And than you
  • Zachary D. Strudgeon said on July 27, 2015
    My name is zac strudgeon and i'm currently building a field in the thomaston ga area. i've already registered with most of the major airsoft leagues however i'm curious about the insurance laws and methods of funding. echo 1 kwa redwolf airsoft and the united airsoft league have already approved sponsorship provided that we sell their products and host their tournaments. My major issue however is funding. Any ideas? Check us out at
  • markus lunato said on September 9, 2015
    I am thinking about opening an airsoft business and read all of your tips. Can you please email me some other good websites for starting an airsoft business.
  • Rob Pierce said on November 3, 2015
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  • Name said on February 4, 2016
    It's not illegal for a minor to use a airsoft gun do you even know what your talking about
  • joseph toole-smith said on November 10, 2016
    hey i am look in starting a airsoft business with a field want i'm done of school and i was wanting to know how much it was going to cost me to start it i'm 17 year old now and i want to start it when i am 30 year old
  • Floyd Turner said on October 11, 2017
    What kind of licenses would i need to start one up in the U.S.
  • k khekato sema said on July 28, 2019
    Hi, my name is khekato, 42 yrs and an ex-military serviceman from nagaland, india. i have the land and space needed for your franchise and i really need more info on how to contact and the support needed for opening your franchise. do email me. thank you.
  • Felix said on March 4, 2020
    I'm trying to get information about how to start an airsoft business where I need to begin
  • Omi said on April 26, 2020
    Hi, I am Omi, I am looking to start an airsoft business in GOA (INDIA), but there are a lot of rules and regulations plus gun rules are primitive, we can't even get airsoft imported because of customs, it gets seized and then we have to appear in court to explain ourselves plus then we don't get the gun anyways and have to pay fine to get out of the legal mess. Can you advise me anything?
  • claudia reese said on May 26, 2020
    I am in Idaho and want to open and run an airsoft field. Is there anything I should know about the legality of operating this type of business? I have acres of land and started asking my current business insurance to look into the cost and coverage. Just want to know if there is something else I need to know.


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