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Building a new field? How to integrate certification into your plans

If you are planning to build or invest in a new hockey facility the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf is here to support you by reducing your risk of ending up with a poor quality or under-performing hockey field.

By incorporating the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf into the plans for your new field you can be confident you are working with partners that share our vision of making hockey enjoyable, more affordable and more accessible around the world.

Get full information on how to integrate the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf into your building programme to ensure you are headed in the right direction for a safe, affordable and sustainable field.

A typical construction programme consists of the following:

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Work with trusted products

Choosing the right hockey turf surface can be difficult. The surface needs to provide the performance required by the players, offer adequate protection to minimise the risk of injury and withstand the damaging effects of use and the climate so it it lasts a realistic period of time.

To assist in the selection of the right products, the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf recognises quality-approved products offered by FIH Certified Manufacturers.

Tested for over twenty different properties, only those hockey turf products that fully satisfy the requirements of the programme are awarded the prestigious FIH Approved Product designation.

For questions and more detailed information contact: facilities@fih.ch.