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Giovanni Degidio lecturing over 100 fields in America & winning the lifetime achievement award in paintball

As co-owner/operator of Giant Sportz, Giovanni D’Egidio sits atop the paintball industry, globally recognized as the leading paintball operator in the sport. Giant Sportz is the world's premier operator of paintball and airsoft parks, with over 30 years of experience. The company was originally formed in 1984 with the opening of Southern California’s oldest operating paintball facility, SC Village in Corona, CA. In 2001, Giant Sportz expanded to two facilities with the opening of Hollywood Sports in Bellflower, CA. Giant Sportz later acquired the pre-established paintball facility California Paintball Park in 2008. The last facility location, Giant San Diego Paintball & Airsoft Park in Lakeside, San Diego was opened 2009.

From a workforce perspective, Giant Sportz is known for having employed more workers and staff members than any other industry-related company in paintball history. In the last four years alone, the Giant Sportz has employed over 3,000 workers. Giant was also recognized for being one of the few businesses in the paintball industry to maintain and even grow its staff during the difficult economic crisis that struck the nation a few years ago.


Giovanni Degidio at the Hollywood Sports Christmas party with UFC legend Rampage Jackson and Purist Group Founder/Philanthropist Sean Lee
Giovanni Degidio with the Maloof brothers and son Bear Degidio at Hollywood Sports
Giovanni Degidio with film star James Cann and son Bear Degidio at Hollywood Sports
Giovanni Degidio on set during the Laker Show filming at Hollywood Sports with son Bear Degidio.
Giovanni Degidio filming a music video with Ty Dolla $ign on set at Hollywood Sports
Giovanni Degidio with Justin Beiber at his party that was hosted at Hollywood Sports Park
Giovanni Degidio with Ronnie Magro of Jersey Shore at his Christmas toy giveaway at Hollywood Sports Park feeding over 400 families and kids getting toys
Giovanni Degidio with David Beckham on his birthday at Hollywood Sports


  • 31 Years in Paintball Industry
  • Co-operator of the two largest and most successful paintball facilities in the US (SC Village & Hollywood Sports)
  • #1 global employer in the paintball industry (over 350 staff members across Giant Sportz)
  • Paintball Games
  • Airsoft Games
  • Rockwall Climbing
  • BMX Track
  • Court Soccer (Futsul)
  • Special Event Coordination and Hosting
  • Wedding Hosting and Catering
  • Team Building Campaigns

Arnold Schwarzenegger Inner City Games

  • Co-promoter and event host

Hollenbeck Youth Center Holiday Toy Giveaway

  • Co-promoter and event co-host
  • Top 5 businesses in regards to number of toys collected

Summer Activity Programs with the YMCA & Boy Scouts

  • Held at Hollywood Sports Park

Relay for Life Cancer Walk

  • Donation manager and event co-host

Bellflower Chamber of Commerce

  • Long-term member and event coordinator

National Night Out

  • Event co-promoter and promotional assistant
  • Largest citizen-run community get-together in the city

Miss Bellflower Pageant

  • Event host

Police and Fire Games

  • Event host and manager
  • Promotional director

TAG Program

  • “Teens Against Graffiti” program creator and manager

Haunted Hollywood Sports

  • Concept creator of new haunt-attraction in Southern California
  • Ran for three seasons
  • Over a dozen mazes and attractions
  • Recognized as top 10 haunt attraction in Southern California
  • Over 200 “monsters” and an additional 50 staff members

FIFA World Cup Soccer

  • Event promoter and promotional director
  • Responsible for event operations
  • Produced for years 1994 and 1999

Call of Duty XP Paintball Event

  • Co-produced event between Activision and Giant Sportz
  • Responsible for building and staffing of unique video game-based playing arena
  • More than 3,000 participants served over a two day period
  • Recognized as one of the largest paintball events (in terms of participation) in history

Inventor of Speedball

  • Invented the paintball game variation of “Speedball”
  • Developed the first ever Speedball paintball game (held at SC Village)
  • Speedball has gone on to become the premier form of competitive paintball globally

Creator of the SC Arenas

  • World’s first dedicated paintball tournament training complex
  • Located at SC Village
  • #1 training facility for professional paintball players throughout the late 90s and 2000s
  • Host site for the largest West Coast-based paintball tournaments throughout the same period

Paintball at the Rose Bowl

  • Successfully ran on-field paintball games at the Rose Bowl
  • Event promoter and manager
  • Considered to be the most high profile exposure of paintball to the masses during the 90s

Decay of Nations

  • Event creator and manager
  • Largest individual paintball event on the West Coast
  • Three Day Event
  • Over 1,000 annual attendees
  • Three dozen sponsors and industry supporters
  • More than 100+ staff members involved

Giant Tactical

  • In-house brand of paintball tactical playing equipment
  • One of the most popular brands of gear currently used in the sport
  • Over three dozen different SKUs of items on catalog

Operation Black Shield Event

  • Event creator and manager
  • Largest annual airsoft event on the West Coast
  • Over 500 annual players
  •  Largest playing area of any airsoft event in Southern California

HSP Combat Center

  • Designer and builder
  • Full MOUT style airsoft training and operations center (located at Hollywood Sports)
  • Featured in over two dozen television, film and web productions by outside 3 rd party outlets

SC Viper Center

  • Designer and builder
  • Multi-course airsoft operations center (located at SC Village)
  • Largest annual repeating airsoft customer base on the West Coast

Evike Nation Event

  • Co-producer and event coordinator
  • Largest one-time airsoft event in the history of West Coast airsoft
  • Over 1,000 registered players

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Presented by the official Paintball Industry and Conference Association
  • Less than a dozen lifetime achievement awards have been presented in paintball

Top #100 Most Influential Paintball Members

  • Listed as one of the top #100 most influential paintball members in history
  • Presented by Paintball X3 Magazine

Ranked #1 Paintball Field Operator in the United States

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Ranked #1 Paintball Field Operator in the United States

  • Presented by SPLAT Magazine



My newest creation, RACCOON CITY

Thursday, 01 December 2016 by

“Raccoon City” is our latest film inspired map at Hollywood Sports and has taken inspiration from many things in the video game and horror film genres.  Using props from real films, and our experitise in Airsoft and Paintball we’ve created a totally new style of airsoft field here at Hollywood Sports.  Huge thanks to the


Decay of Nations 10

Thursday, 29 September 2016 by

This weekend at the World Famous SC Village we hosted Decay of Nations X, the 10th anniversary of our long running Scenario Game “Decay of Nations” that pits the forces of EKRON, U.N.A and the Popes Contractors against each other in the largest two day (and one night) paintball battle on the West Coast of


Recently the LA Lakers were at Hollywood Sports Park to play some games of paintball and film behind the scenes for their TV show. About D’Angelo Russel: D’Angelo Danté Russell is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He plays both the point guard and shooting guard


Bellflower, California

Hollywood Sports is a state of the art, million dollar outdoor facility famous for having the world’s best paintball and airsoft fields. HSP is spread over 28 acres, centrally located to Los Angeles County in the city of Bellflower.

The paintball fields are built of actual movie sets from such classics as Starship Troopers, The Haunting, Saving Private Ryan, Godzilla, Supernova, and Starship Troopers to name a few. The park offers a variety of scenario fields which have different themes that create a “one-of-a-kind” memorable paintball experience!

Hollywood Sports has become the celebrity destination in Los Angeles with celebs like Kobe Bryant, Justin Bieber, and David Beckham all having been to the park.  Hollywood Sports is considered to be the worlds best paintball and airsoft park, and known as The Greatest Park on Earth.


Chino, California

A professionally run business, SC Village offers both paintball and airsoft games on a 100 acre property that boasts 25 action packed outdoor paintball fields, two of which are reserved specifically for airsoft.

The fields are named after various locations across the globe that put you in the center of what promises to be the most action packed and exciting game you will ever play.

SC Village is also host to Giant Tactical Days, the West Coasts largest scenario paintball even Decay of Nations, and airsoft events such as Operation Black Shield.


Castiac, California

California Paintball and Airsoft Park welcome players and teams of all skill levels. Our main goals is to provide a safe enjoyable day of paintball and airsoft for our players.

All games are ran by a trained Giant Sportz referee utilising our 30 years of experience and making California Paintball Park a top paintball and airsoft park in Los Angeles.

California Paintball Park also offers private events to groups of all sizes including church groups, bachelor parties, company picnics, birthday parties, small family outings, kids groups, corporate groups, and youth group summer camps


San Diego, California

Giant San Diego Paintball & Airsoft Park, is the best paintball and airsoft park in San Diego, California. Located just minutes from the Borona Casino it is easily accessible via Highways 52 and 67.

Giant San Diego Paintball & Airsoft Park welcome players and teams of all skill levels. We provide a safe enjoyable day of paintball and airsoft for all of our players.

All games are run by fully trained and experienced Giant Sportz referees who utilize our 30 years of experience. Players will play a variety of difference scenarios over our wide range of exciting maps.


Giant Sportz

9030 Somerset Blvd, BELLFLOWER CA 90706,
United States

Tel: +001 (562) 867 9600
Fax: +001 (562) 867 9600



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