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AstroTurf Launches New Website

AstroTurf Launches New Website

Dalton, GA, July 8, 2016 – Just days after AstroTurf announced that it will be purchased by SportGroup of Germany to create one of the largest sports surfacing companies in the world, AstroTurf unveiled its newly redesigned website. Now with a cleaner look, the...

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Battle at Bristol

Battle at Bristol

The countdown is on... With under 100 days until kickoff, the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol is gearing up to be a major event. On Thursday, June 2, representatives from the Battle at Bristol had the honor of ringing the New York Stock Exchange’s opening bell to...

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Evangel Unveils Plan for On-Campus Football Field

Evangel Unveils Plan for On-Campus Football Field

Football is officially coming to the campus of Evangel University. The school [held] a groundbreaking ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday for an artificial turf athletic field, the university confirmed. By the end of this summer, the AstroTurf field will be ready for...

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New Braunfels High School Finds the Right Fit with AstroTurf

New Braunfels High School Finds the Right Fit with AstroTurf

New Braunfels, TX– The next time your child asks you where unicorns play, you can confidently tell her they play on AstroTurf®. That’s because the New Braunfels ISD awarded a bid for the new playing surface at Unicorn Stadium to AstroBuilders, who are now installing a...

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The Christian Academy of Louisville Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Christian Academy of Louisville Groundbreaking Ceremony

Louisville, KY— The Christian Academy of Louisville held a groundbreaking ceremony May 18th to kickoff installation of a new, state-of-the-art athletic field from AstroTurf®. The new playing surface at Centurion Stadium will be a cutting edge synthetic turf field that...

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AstroTurf at 50

AstroTurf at 50

In 1896 at the Chicago Coliseum, an American football game was played indoors for the first time. The University of Chicago beat Michigan by the slimmest of margins, 7–6. While one writer declared “the idea of football indoors must have been pronounced a failure.”...

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University of San Francisco Unveils Benedetti Diamond

University of San Francisco Unveils Benedetti Diamond

San Fransico— A new era in USF baseball will be ushered in when the newly renovated Benedetti Diamond officially opens its doors on Wednesday as the Dons host New Mexico in a non-conference matchup at 3 p.m. "It's hard to describe the emotion of how excited we are to...

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Wake Forest Demon Deacons Re-up With AstroTurf

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Re-up With AstroTurf

Winston-Salem, NC— AstroTurf®, originators of the synthetic turf industry, will be resurfacing the field hockey pitch at Wake Forest University this spring. The state-of-the-art synthetic turf field from AstroTurf will ensure an optimal playing surface when Wake...

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AstroTurf Selected as Official Synthetic Turf of the Naia

AstroTurf Selected as Official Synthetic Turf of the Naia

Kansas City, MO— AstroTurf, the iconic sports brand known for its pioneering spirit, is teaming up with the innovative leader of intercollegiate integrity. Following a rigorous vetting process, the National Intercollegiate Athletic Association has selected AstroTurf...

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AstroTurf Designated FIH Preferred Supplier

AstroTurf Designated FIH Preferred Supplier

Lausanne, Switzerland— The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is pleased to confirm that AstroTurf has been appointed as an official FIH Preferred Supplier. As part of the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf, Preferred Suppliers manufacture hockey turf products...

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UWF’s AstroTurf Practice Field Nearing Completion

UWF’s AstroTurf Practice Field Nearing Completion

The next big element toward the University of West Florida’s inaugural football season will soon be marked off the checklist. The AstroTurf practice field, which is being handled by the Dalton, Ga. company that has installed a multitude of synthetic surfaces for...

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UCLA Biobased AstroTurf Intramural Field

UCLA Biobased AstroTurf Intramural Field

In the middle of the University of California, Los Angeles campus is the nearly eight acre Intramural Athletic Field (IM Field). In the summer of 2015, UCLA installed biobased AstroTurf in the previously sod IM Field. This change will save 6.5 million gallons of water...

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