Dixie State College Red Storm Upgrades To Fieldturf

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Dixie State College has become one of the latest NCAA schools to select FieldTurf. The Red Storm football and soccer teams will be playing on the world’s safest and highest performing brand of artificial turf at Hansen Stadium.

After looking at all the different synthetic turf products and companies, we felt the FieldTurf product provided the absolute best in terms of safety, playability, and proven longevity.

Dixie State College has become one of the latest NCAA schools to select FieldTurf. The Red Storm football and soccer teams will be playing on the world’s safest and highest performing brand of artificial turf at Hansen Stadium. The FieldTurf installation was completed in only two weeks to accommodate the Red Storm’s schedule.

The decision to select FieldTurf for Hansen stadium was an easy one, according to the Dixie State administration.

“After looking at all the different synthetic turf products and companies, we felt the FieldTurf product provided the absolute best in terms of safety, playability, and proven longevity,” said Dixie State College Athletic Director Jason Boothe. “The fact that FieldTurf was able to complete such a quality installation in only two weeks speaks volumes about the company.”

“We could not be happier to have FieldTurf installed in our stadium,” said Dixie State College Title Stan Plewe. “Getting the most out of your athletes’ abilities is extremely important. FieldTurf’s sand and rubber infill system and other features make it the safest and highest performing artificial turf product in the world. Moreover, their safety data at the college football level was very important to us.”

More than 100 top NCAA programs currently play and/or practice on FieldTurf including the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Ohio State Buckeyes, Michigan Wolverines, Texas Longhorns, Mississippi Rebels, West Virginia Mountaineers, Washington Huskies, Oregon Ducks, Wisconsin Badgers, Illinois Fighting Illini, Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas State Wildcats, Boston College Eagles, Indiana Hoosiers, Minnesota Gophers, Missouri Tigers, Texas Tech Red Raiders, Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Syracuse Orangemen, Cincinnati Bearcats, and the Louisville Cardinals. Twenty-one of the NFL's 32 teams have chosen to play and/or practice on FieldTurf.

About FieldTurf
FieldTurf offers industry-leading engineering and manufacturing resources and leads the synthetic turf industry with regard to setting higher environmental standards. FieldTurf is the global market leader in terms of synthetic sports fields with more than 4000 fields installed. Additionally, FieldTurf has attained more than 15,000 satisfied customers in high quality pet, residential, commercial and municipal landscaping solutions, playground surfacing and has a complete range of golf and tennis products. FieldTurf synthetic turf customers enjoy the benefits of significantly reduced water consumption, the elimination of fertilizer and pesticides, superior durability and drainage and a product that looks and feels real. The positive environmental impact of FieldTurf provides the added benefit of LEED building contributions.

FieldTurf is part of Tarkett Sports, a Division of the Tarkett Group. Tarkett Sports is the largest entity in the sports and landscape surfacing industries. Included within the Tarkett Sports portfolio is an impressive range of performance sports flooring products. This product range includes: synthetic and hardwood basketball; volleyball and gymnasium flooring; squash and racquetball courts; floor protection and covering systems; weight room flooring; and high performance indoor and outdoor running tracks, featuring Beynon and Atlas track surfaces. All Tarkett Sports surfaces are developed, produced and installed with a concentration on sustainability and a commitment to protecting the environment, providing additional LEED contribution opportunities for customers. The company calls this focus on sustainability and the environment ‘Environmental Intelligence’ and all company personnel strive to exemplify this philosophy in all aspects of the business.
For more information, please visit: FieldTurf Artificial Grass & Synthetic Turf Products

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