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Athletic Facility Specifications and why they are Important

Sports field construction and track and tennis court construction are very specialized trades and there are specifications that are unique to those companies, which engage in the work of building athletic facilities. Owners want to make sure the company they choose has persons on staff with the...

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Macon-Bibb County Artificial Turf Fields Lead the Way in Safety

Macon-Bibb County made the decision to take a leap of faith to create a safer, higher performing playing environment for their student athletes. Ed Defore sports complex was scheduled to have two fields renovated this spring and chose Brock PowerBase/YSR shock pad systems to go under their...

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5 Reasons to Consider a Shock Pad in your Artificial Turf System

  • Concussions are front-page news
    • Players, parents, coaches, and fans are now all aware of the dangers for mental health due to contact sports. With 1-in-5 concussions happening from players' heads hitting the turf, artificial turf or natural turf, it's important to make sure you have the...
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Sports Turf Company Takes Home First Place in the AGC Build Georgia Awards 2019

Sports Turf Company takes home multiple honors in the Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Build Georgia Awards 2019. Sports Turf Company takes home first place in the Specialty Contractor’s category for Colquitt County High School's Athletic Facility in Moultrie, GA. Oconee and North...

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Ensuring your Track Renovation or Construction is Successful: Hire a Certified Track Builder

How often have you heard an Athletic Director, School Facilities Administrator, or a Coach lament their  track. “Our track holds water.” “It cost us too much money.” “We couldn’t get the installer to come back for maintenance issues.” “The surface is wearing prematurely.” “The project took...

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The Chance of Rubber Infill Causing Cancer: 1 in a Million

In the span of an athletic career, participants can spend thousands of cumulative hours playing on surfaces. Shock pads and turf infill are designed to help protect players from injury and customize the field to serve the specific needs of athletes. The safety of rubber infill was called into...

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Ground Breaks on Memorial Stadium in Griffin-Spalding

Ground breaks this week on Memorial Stadium in Griffin, Georgia, as the natural grass field is undergoing transformation to one of the safest and most durable artificial turf systems in the Southeast. Upon completion, the home of both the Jaguars and the Bears will feature Brock Powerbase YSR...

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The Break Down on Alternative Infills for Artificial Turf Systems

Infill plays several roles in synthetic turf. In general, infill holds synthetic turf fibers upright and in place. Sand serves as a ballast to weigh down synthetic turf and provides similar footing to natural grass. Crumb rubber has long been the choice for artificial turf infill due to its cost...

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Artificial Turf 101

 

Once you decide you want artificial turf, that is day one in in a process which you hope will lead to a phenomenal playing surface. It is a big investment and you deserve the very best synthetic field, but also the very best constructed foundation to support it. Sports Turf Company... Read More →