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Proudly Made in Georgia

The recent announcement that FieldTurf will be the official surface of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is just the latest indication of how much Georgians love FieldTurf.   The company has more than 100 installations across the state, including high-profile fields at the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, the University of North Georgia, Robins Air…

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Timbers Owner Comes to FieldTurf’s Defense

When AMB Sports + Entertainment announced early this week that FieldTurf will be the official playing surface at the new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the news was met with amusing skepticism and abundant applause on social media.   The news was criticized by soccerwire.com’s Charles Boehm but was quickly deflated by Merritt Paulson, Owner and…

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FieldTurf’s first “I DO”

Throughout our infamous 20 year history, our turf fields have been privileged to be at the surface of numerous marking events. They’ve witnessed Super Bowls, multiple BCS National Championships, MLS Cup Finals, the World Cup, and thousands of conference and state championships. However last week, our turf was present for a particularly special moment; it’s…

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The Melwood Oval Will Leave You Breathless

Let’s take a trip down under! The fields at the Melwood Oval in Forestville, Australia were recently completed and we had to share! Make sure you see the breathtaking aerial video of the new facility. Designed for soccer and rugby, the 185K sq.ft facility showcases the FieldTurf Revolution system, regarded as the premier synthetic turf system with unparalleled player…

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SB 47 – Dead bill upholds safety of artificial turf

The Senate Appropriations Committee considered bills today.  SB 47 (Hill), which would have required a health study of crumb rubber, limited grants for synthetic turf fields and playgrounds and created a defacto moratorium on local government and schools installing crumb rubber products for two-years; was held in committee.  Under the rules of the Senate, SB…

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Artificial Turf moratorium fails

Yet another moratorium on artificial turf has failed. This time it’s the city of Concord in Massachusetts. The final vote on Article 4, which called for the moratorium on all public lands, was 454 to 302 against. We have shared the full story below on our FieldTurf Blog or you can see the original Here. Concern…

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California Removes Proposed Moratorium on Crumb-Rubber used in Artificial Turf Fields

California Legislative Committee Removes Proposed Moratorium on Crumb-Rubber Products   Sacramento, California – The Environmental Quality Committee of the California State Senate affirmed the safety of crumb-rubber by removing the proposed temporary moratorium on the use of crumb-rubber in synthetic-turf fields and playgrounds.  State Senators raised concerns that the moratorium created a perception that crumb-rubber…

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Is Artificial Turf Safe?

Recent Reports surrounding the environmental safety of artificial turf may, on the surface, be alarming. However, simply put, artificial turf is safe and the science is there to prove it. While FieldTurf acknowledges the concerns of the groups behind these initiatives, the truth is that their questions have already been answered. Volumes of research and…

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Notre Dame Stadium Time Lapse

The FieldTurf installation at historic Notre Dame Stadium is finished! Fighting Irish Digital Media recently release a full time lapse of the project. It’s your chance to see history in the making. After 84 years of playing on grass, the fighting Irish have finally decided to convert their stadium to Turf for the 2014 season.

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Which soccer cleats performed best at the World Cup?

A recent study by Penn State University’s Center for Sports Surface Research, entitled ‘2014 World Cup Shoes – Traction Comparison’, has provided more data on the similarity of FieldTurf Revolution and Kentucky Bluegrass rotational traction performance with soccer footwear used by the world’s elite. Each surface, Kentucky Bluegrass (natural) and FieldTurf Revolution (artificial), was tested…

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