Artificial turf: creating a professional playing field for major sports teams
Surface area80,000 sq ft
Tarkett Sports’ FieldTurf delivered an advanced, versatile surface for professional sports teams, while providing durability and resilience for stadium owners at the Bank of America Stadium. The field is set to meet FIFA’s highest certification, upon completion.
The Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, has been converted to FieldTurf artificial turf over the summer, ready for the start of the upcoming National Football League season. Some 80,000 sq ft of the premium turf was installed at the facility. In addition to hosting two professional sports teams, the Carolina Panthers (NFL) and Charlotte FC (MLS), the facility also serves as a venue for an expanding calendar of events. FieldTurf delivers consistency for athletes, while providing versatility, durability and resilience. Designed to embody the key characteristics of a pristine natural surface, FieldTurf offers ideal playing conditions for football by ensuring good ball performance and energy return for players. It also features the advanced Vertex CORE system with CoolPlay infill, the FieldTurf’s renowned cooling technology. Vertex CORE delivers the optimal combination of performance and aesthetics. The system also features two legendary FieldTurf fibres, the Classic HD slit-film fibre and the CORE monofilament super fibre, designed for unrivalled agility. The field is planned to meet FIFA Quality Pro, the highest certification, upon completion. FieldTurf has the most FIFA Recommended Pitches in the United States, and is a part of Tarkett Sports, a world leader in athletic surfacing.