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28 août 2018

Decade-Long Partnership Strengthened Between Air Force & FieldTurf

Falcon Stadium, located on the campus of the U.S. Air Force Academy, was initially converted from grass to FieldTurf in 2006. After 12 years of use, officials opted to replace the existing surface which is home to the Falcons’ football & lacrosse programs and annual graduations. The Academy recently unveiled their new surface featuring FieldTurf’s Classic HD system.

Our leading slit-film fiber, Classic HD, was carefully crafted to maximize durability and safety, as well as be aesthetically pleasing. It's a Beauty and a Beast. Classic HD features FieldTurf’s heavyweight 3-layer infill system which has showcased a significant lower incidence of injuries per recent research by Michael C. Meyers, a professor in Idaho State University’s Department of Sport Science and Physical Education. Learn more on FieldTurf’s dedication to safety Here.

With additional surfaces at Cadet Lacrosse Stadium, Falcon Baseball Field and Holaday Athletic Center, FieldTurf and the U.S. Air Force Academy have forged a powerful longstanding relationship.

“For FieldTurf to be installed yet again on the grounds of the U.S. Air Force Academy is an honor for our company and we are all very committed to continue to provide long-lasting high performance playing surfaces for the cadets.” said FieldTurf President Eric Daliere.

Nothing gives FieldTurf more pride than being selected to provide the right surface for the brave men and women of the U.S. Military. FieldTurf is the surface of choice for the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

In the Mountain West Conference, FieldTurf is the surface of choice for 7 of the 12 programs: Air Force Academy, Boise State University, San Diego State University, University of Wyoming, University of New Mexico, Fresno State University and University of Nevada.

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