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GreenFields MX field unveiled at US Lacrosse Headquarters


GreenFields, a world leader in artificial turf systems, has installed its state-of-the-art MX woven turf and woven Sine pad along with a TPE holo infill at US Lacrosse’s new headquarters and training center in Sparks, MD.  GreenFields USA has been chosen as the official turf partner of US Lacrosse.

The field is one of the highlights of the new US Lacrosse’s headquarters and will serve as home for Team USA and a site for international, college and high school games, as well as youth play.

“We are proud and excited that US Lacrosse chose GreenFields to be its official turf partner,” said Danielle Byrd, GreenFields USA Marketing Manager. “The demand for high-quality, safe

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GreenFields’ new synthetic turf performs more like grass and could reduce leg injuries

GreenFields, the world leader in synthetic field systems, continues to lead the market in product innovation by introducing a safer synthetic playing surface called GreenFields® MX 3 STAR.    GreenFields President Guido Vliegen states, “GreenFields MX 3 STAR feels like real turf and our laboratory testing strongly suggests that it will have a significant impact on decreasing the number of lower leg injuries that players experience on synthetic turf.”

Focus on Sports Safety 

It is well known that synthetic turf fields typically provide players higher traction than natural grass.  However, NFL statistics show that lower leg injuries are more prevalent on synthetic turf than on natural grass. GreenFields addresses this problem since it has physical characteristics that are closer to natural grass than any other synthetic turf product. Richard Kent, Professor at the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, has conducted independent testing of the new GreenFields MX product and stated, “Greenfields MX 3 STAR performed much like a natural grass field.”

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Broomfield City and County Commons Park gets GreenFields® MX turf system, the newest technology in sports turf

The newly completed Championship Field at Broomfield City and County Commons Park now showcases some of the newest technology GreenFields has to offer with their innovative GreenFields® MX turf system. Academy Sports Turf LLC based in Englewood, Colorado, partnered with GreenFields USA to install the new GreenFields® MX woven synthetic turf system. The new championship multipurpose pitch is the first woven field in the Rocky Mountain region. GreenFields sets the bar with groundbreaking sports systems for athletes, worldwide, like in Colorado.

Constructed in 2002, Commons Parks Championship Field was due for a replacement. The city wanted to provide the best playing surface for the city and county of Broomfield. GreenFields created not only a system that was the best for playing football and soccer, but also

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Construction Update at Bates University


When Campus Construction Update learned that a new watering system was part of this summer’s project to replace the playing surface on Bates’ field hockey facility, our journalistic reflexes started to bark.
Why, they asked, would you irrigate artificial grass?

Well, as it turns out, it’s standard in field hockey to soak the artificial turf for games and practices (in above-freezing temperatures, anyway). The reasons involve both the quality of play and the safety of the players, explains Bates’ field hockey coach Danielle Ryder.

“The water allows the ball to move at greater speeds with a consistent roll,” she says. “It also keeps the ball on the very top layer of the turf carpet, allowing players to easily maneuver their sticks around the ball.”

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Plainview Football Stadium Update Gets Underway

(Top) Construction crews move dirt to a pile on the east end of Plainview Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. (Below) Concrete on the long jump and pole vault runways have dried.

Under sunny skies and humid weather with temperatures in the mid-90s Monday afternoon, three heavy construction loading vehicles relocated layers of dirt on the football field at Plainview Stadium to a large pile located on the east end of the stadium.

Construction has been ongoing since April 24 as part of the removal of the grass field and the installation of a sports turf that has been contracted through GreenFields.

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GreenFields Meets the Demands of Lacrosse, the Nation’s Fastest Growing College Sport

The “fastest sport on two feet” is also the fastest growing sport among college campuses. According to US Lacrosse, the sport’s national governing body, it has the highest growth rate of all NCAA divisions from 2000-2014. During that time period, participation in women’s lacrosse increased 109 percent, and participation in men’s lacrosse increased 95 percent. Between 2016 and 2018, new lacrosse programs are slated to start across 57 colleges.

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Small-sided soccer mandate kicks off

GreenFields weighs in on the latest U.S. Soccer Board directives.

New soccer mandate makes developmental progress the ultimate goal for players via small-sided play

Soccer is undergoing a big (and positive) change for players in America. New regulations were recently released by the U.S. Soccer Board that are designed to encourage the development of “skills, intelligence, creativity and confidence” in young players. The guidelines include new age grouping,

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R&D at TenCate Grass is dedicated to performance and durability

‘The sportsperson is key’

Turf Systems Development R&D is responsible for the global development of artificial grass systems for GreenFields and TigerTurf within TenCate Grass. GreenFields has six international offices for marketing and installing artificial grass systems, primarily for sport purposes. TigerTurf has three organisations for the marketing and production of artificial grass systems for sport and landscaping.

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Cruyff Courts partner with TenCate GreenFields for Community Playgrounds

Cruyff Courts partner with TenCate GreenFields for Community Playgrounds   

Atlanta, GA (DATE) — TenCate Grass and GreenFields have been partnering with the Cruyff Foundation for many years. This year GreenFields is scaling up their partnership with the Foundation and are actively supporting new growth initiatives for the Foundation.

GreenFields is supplying artificial grass for the Cruyff Courts, which are now being installed not only close to home in the Netherlands and in Europe, but around the globe. Projects in India, US and Latin America have been initiated by the Foundation

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Villa Duchesne Gets their version of Hockey World Cup Stadium Field

Atlanta, GA (October 7, 2015) — Greenfields USA, an international leader in synthetic turf systems, is proud to announce the installation of Villa Duchesne’s new field hockey field, a replica of the 2014 Hockey World Cup stadium in The Hague, Netherlands.

Villa Duchesne, a private, Roman Catholic all-girls school in Frontenac, MO, is home to one of the best known high school field hockey programs in the country.

“There is peace of mind knowing that our athletes are playing on a world-class playing surface for field hockey,” said Sean Moore, Villa Duchesne athletic director.  “We chose GreenFields because we knew it was safe, durable, and would allow our students to focus on our athletics mission of developing favorable habits and attitudes that will prepare the students for life beyond high school.” 

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GreenFields puts itself on the map in Bolivia

GreenFields puts itself on the map in Bolivia

GreenFields is well on the way to building a rock-solid reputation for itself as a supplier of high-quality artificial grass systems in South America as well. Fourteen Slide Max XQ 50 fields were recently laid in Oruro in Bolivia. The order was awarded by the municipality and the work completed in collaboration with our distributor, Buitrón Rodríguez Maldonado (BRM).

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Sparta Dome Gets GreenFields Multisport Turf

Union City, GA (August 4, 2015) — Greenfields USA is proud to announce the installation of turf in the all new Sparta Dome in the Crown Point Sportsplex in Crown Point IN.

The indoor field was built for soccer, rugby, softball, baseball, football, lacrosse, field hockey, frisbee football and more. Sparta Dome offers year round training and hosts tournaments for multiple sports. With the advanced technology of GreenFields synthetic turf they were able to make this dream a reality.

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GreenFields Goes to Diego Garcia Naval Base

Greenfields USA is proud to announce its decent on the US Diego Garcia Naval Base with their new Softball field for the US Navy personnel.

Diego Garcia Naval Base is a US base situated in the Indian Ocean south of Sri Lanka.  This base chose GreenFields turf so that the military men and women there could enjoy a great game of softball.

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GreenFields Elite Club Challenge

South African GreenFields Elite Club challenge won by WPCC Badgers

Hockey fans in the province had the luck to support and witness the GreenFields Elite Club challenge that took place from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th of July 2015, where six top South African teams at Riverside Sports Club in Durban North came in action. The event, started in 2013 by Riverside Sports and its Riverside Hockey Club, is targeted as an event for the whole family. “Pure hockey enjoyment at its best is our mission,” added RHC chairperson Wayne Phillips. And the line-up is impressive.

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New GreenFields MX Trimension™ Turf Coming to Boston University

GreenFields USA
 is proud to announce the installation of GreenFields MX, its latest generation of artificial turf at prestigious Nickerson Field, home to the Boston University Terrier men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse teams. “Our coaches are excited to have the experience and innovation of GreenFields behind us for many seasons to come,” said Tim Cavanaugh, BU’s director, athletic facilities.  “GreenFields’ leadership position at the highest levels of international soccer coupled with a strong support from the elite levels of lacrosse in the US makes it a great fit for Nickerson Field.”

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