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Since 1965, the AstroTurf brand has been driven by forward thinking ingenuity. Today AstroTurf continuously improves its system design to deliver playing surfaces with the most realistic, sport-specific performance, longest lasting durability, and sound player protection.
Cedar Falls, IA The UNI-Dome will have a different look this fall with the installation of a new artificial turf surface by AstroTurf® that will feature a custom-made field design for the UNI Panthers. The bid was awarded to AstroTurf for the project on Feb. 20. The...
Phoenix, AZ – For most collegians, the sporting experience is more about fun with friends than Final Fours. Grand Canyon University understands that as much as any school, which is why they’re getting ready to install their fourth AstroTurf® field on campus in the last two years – all geared for recreational use by the students at large.
The newest installation, a 23,000 square foot synthetic turf surface is intended for students to use whether they’re catching Frisbees or catching some rays. Canyon Field will feature AstroTurf’s Rhino Blend product. By combining slit film and high micron fibers into one system, the Rhino Blend turf offers the durability required for heavy use and an aesthetically pleasing presence to accentuate the campus surroundings. The team at General Acrylics, a certified AstroTurf distributor, will handle this project. Installation is slated to begin at the end of March with completion due before April is out.
“The benefits of artificial turf aren’t limited to the football stadium,” said Troy Squires, President of AstroTurf. “Municipal parks and campus rec fields can also enjoy the reduced water consumption, durability, and consistently vibrant appearance of AstroTurf’s advanced synthetic turf systems.”
Canyon Field joins a growing list of recreational playgrounds at GCU that feature AstroTurf surfaces. Groves Field and Prescott Field, both installed in 2015, feature AstroTurf’s 3D3 product and are used primarily for intramural athletics. Colter Field became a part of the GCU campus in 2016. It boasts over 190,000 square feet of AstroTurf Rhino Blend turf, with lines for lacrosse as well as baseball and softball.
More and more colleges and universities are turning to AstroTurf for surfacing their recreational and intramural fields of play. Low maintenance, high performance under heavy use, and improved aesthetics have all been cited as reasons that schools like Ohio State, Texas A&M, Duke, and many more have turned to AstroTurf for their large-scale rec field needs.
For athletes and sport enthusiasts, AstroTurf® has redefined the way the game is played. The brand offers advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport and specialized synthetic turf systems with proprietary engineered technologies. A growing number of high schools, colleges, professional sports teams and municipalities continue to select AstroTurf-branded products for their premium quality, technical superiority, and safety. To learn more, visit AstroTurf’s website at www.astroturf.com.
Omaha, NE – The iconic AstroTurf® brand has roots in the game of baseball that are legendary, and now their connection to the college game is branching out online. AstroTurf has established a sponsorship program with D1Baseball.com, the web’s leader in content dealing exclusively with Division I baseball.
This new deal was struck in March of this year, making AstroTurf an official partner of D1Baseball.com. The partnership allows AstroTurf to support several channels of social media and website content delivered by D1Baseball.
“We are thrilled to partner with AstroTurf at D1Baseball,” announced Kyle Peterson, owner of D1Baseball and lead college baseball analyst for ESPN. “AstroTurf is a brand synonymous with the changing game of baseball and they are continually striving to grow the game. It’s a brand that has remained at the forefront of baseball for decades and we look forward to a great relationship.”
D1Baseball.com was launched in 2003 and has become a one-stop shop for all things college baseball. Headquartered in the college baseball mecca of Omaha, D1Baseball offers scores, schedules, and standings as well as news, analysis, and commentary. The site is also known for its independent top 25 rankings.
“No other college baseball source offers the invaluable data or the unrivaled expertise found at D1Baseball.com,” said Troy Squires, President of AstroTurf. “We’re really excited to team up with D1B.”
AstroTurf’s commitment to college baseball has been evident for decades. The company’s persistent focus on technological improvements has earned their product line a reputation in the baseball world as the most naturally playing synthetic turf systems on the market. It’s no wonder that 80% of all Division I programs with artificial surfaces play on AstroTurf. AstroTurf is an official partner of the American Baseball Coaches Association, and they are broadening their advocacy of the game by supporting websites like D1Baseball.com and Skipper’s Dugout.
For athletes and sports enthusiasts, AstroTurf® has redefined the way the game is played. The brand offers advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport and specialized synthetic turf systems with proprietary engineered technologies. A growing number of high schools, colleges, professional sports teams and municipalities continue to select AstroTurf-branded products for their premium quality, technical superiority, and safety. To learn more, visit AstroTurf’s website at www.astroturf.com.
Port Neches, TX – Southeast Texas may be known for the heat and humidity of summer, but it’s the deluge of rainfall in winter and spring that can wreak havoc on the high school baseball and softball seasons. Port Neches-Groves ISD decided to tackle the problem head-on with a set of brand new, state-of-the-art AstroTurf® ball fields.
The Port Neches-Groves High School Baseball and Softball Complex now boasts two fully synthetic playing surfaces from AstroTurf. These new fields not only mitigate the rain problem, they provide these kids with the same cutting edge artificial surfaces being played on in Division I colleges and the pros.
The synthetic turf for the new fields comes from AstroTurf’s Diamond Series, which features a range of products that are engineered to optimize the playability of each unique area of the baseball or softball field. The RootZone Diamond Blend covers the infield and outfield “grass” portions of a field, and it is comprised of a unique combination of high micron monofilament fibers for structural integrity, slit film fibers for durability, and the patented RootZone fibers for infill consistency. The RootZone Diamond-i is a proprietary fiber blend with shorter pile height that accurately emulates the look and feel of clay. This specialized turf covers the warning tracks, base paths, batter’s box and pitching mound of a baseball diamond, and the entire skinned infield of a softball field. Each of the elements of the playing surface have been meticulously crafted for optimal ball bounce, underfoot feel, and durability.
“All of the reschedules, relocations, and cancellations of both games and practices had been a constant source of frustration for the district,” said Jeff Bergeron, Director of Facilities for PN-G ISD. “Our new AstroTurf fields not only solve the weather issue, they deliver a low maintenance, high performance, consistent playing surface for our student-athletes. It’s a huge win-win for us.”
Swank Sports, a certified AstroTurf distributor, handled installation of the new diamonds, which were completed on February 12th. The project included removal of the old grass and clay fields, implementation of an extensive drainage system and other site work.
The Port Neches-Groves High School softball team opened their season on February 14th with a resounding 12-2 victory over Orangefield High on their new AstroTurf field. The Indians baseball team waited until March 17th to break-in their new diamond after starting the year playing in several out of town tournaments. They defeated Ozen High 21-0.
For athletes and sport enthusiasts, AstroTurf® has redefined the way the game is played. The brand offers advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport and specialized synthetic turf systems with proprietary engineered technologies. A growing number of high schools, colleges, professional sports teams and municipalities continue to select AstroTurf-branded products for their premium quality, technical superiority, and safety. To learn more, visit AstroTurf’s website at www.astroturf.com