Classic Series

Best Uses:

Field Hockey Turf

AstroTurf has a long history of innovation and leadership in the hockey world.

It’s the brand that changed the sport. At the same time, field hockey has shaped AstroTurf’s history as well.

Field hockey is about the work that’s put in. It’s about the coaching. It’s about dedication. It’s about leadership. It’s about speed. It’s about skill development. It shouldn’t be about the surface. And that’s exactly why the surface is so important.

Features Include:

  • The preferred brand for hockey across the globe
  • FIH-Certified (AstroTurf is an FIH Preferred Provider)
  • Available in knitted and tufted designs
  • Made with nylon and/or polyethylene fibers
  • Designed to meet the needs of a variety of field hockey programs in a range of budgets
  • Uniform, predictable, and consistent.
  • Available in multiple colors and with a variety of shockpads

Available Options:

AstroTurf 12

“The Original” AstroTurf carpet for Field Hockey-exclusive fields. Knitted fields are the most durable and most uniform. Nylon is durable and hydrophilic (absorbs water) —exceptional for wet play. Most uniform and consistent surface. Used by the most elite programs.

Poligras Platinum

The Poligras system was used at the Olympic Games in London and Rio. This tufted PE system is the proven international system of choice.

Tokyo GT

Tokyo GT is the system that was installed for the Tokyo Olympic Gamesis the first synthetic turf which features filaments made from over 60% renewable raw materials. It is specifically adapted to the Bio-based PE formula, Poligras Tokyo GT enables incomparably dynamic and precise play. Our bio-polyethylene has the same product properties as our conventional Poligras, but is made from sustainable grown sugar cane. This adds the dimension of sustainability to the outstanding playing properties of our proven Poligras PE hockey fibers while keeping performance traits at an all-time high.

Quick and Precise – Cool and color-stable

The Green Series DT

Great option for multipurpose but hockey-centric fields. ZeoFill and nylon hold water, good for wet play. Very heavy fiber system.


Good option for multipurpose fields, especially shared with lacrosse and/or soccer. This system has a low pile height that can be sand filled to help with ball roll.

RootZone 3DSF HD

Good option for multipurpose fields with a field hockey focus.  High density infill system.  System may be heavily sanded to for a firmer, more hockey-friendly surface


The Classic Series field hockey turf lineup offers a range of products to suit most budgets and performance requirements. Familiarize yourself with this primer on “turf terms” to help inform your product selections.


Knitted =
Fibers tied in knots and pulled in multiple directions (more expense, less directional).
Tufted =
Fibers punched through a backing (less expensive, more directional).


Nylon =
40% more resilient and 33% stronger than Polyethylene. Absorbs water.
Polyethylene =
Less expensive, less abrasive, less durable, less resilient than nylon. Repels water.
AstroTurf 12Short Pile, Non-filledKnittedNylonRequired. Multiple options available.
Poligras PlatinumShort Pile, Non-filledTuftedPERequired. Multiple options available.
Tokyo GTShort Pile, Non-filledTuftedSugar Cane PERequired. Multiple options available.
The Green Series DTMedium Pile, dressed with Sand and/or ZeoFillTuftedPolyethylene Face and Nylon RootZoneRequired. Multiple options available.
PGPNMedium Pile, dressed with SandTuftedPolyethylene Face and Nylon RootZoneRequired for non-rubber filled surfaces.
RootZone 3DSF HDTall Pile, filled (may be heavily sanded to be more hockey-friendly)TuftedPolyethylene Face and Nylon RootZoneRecommended for low pile height surfaces.


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