Turface Athletics™ Supports Youth Sports Through 2015 Summer Tournament Sponsorships
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — In keeping with its more than 50-year commitment to creating safe and playable fields for athletes of all ages, Turface Athletics™ recently contributed financial support, products and expertise to major U.S. youth baseball and softball tournaments. With Turface Athletics’ support, Little League Baseball and Softball, Ripken Baseball, and PONY Baseball and Softball hosted their 2015 World Series tournaments on championship-level fields.
“Turface is a trusted brand that helps athletes perform at their very best—in all conditions,” said Jeff Langner, brand manager for Turface Athletics. “We’re proud to continue our long-standing support of these organizations and help create fields that are well-maintained for these young athletes.”
Turface partnered with Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Products for a large donation of turf and field maintenance products for the 2015 Little League Softball World Series, Aug. 12-19. The donation included three tons of Turface MVP®, 40 bags of Pro League® infield conditioners, 10 bags of Field & Fairway™ turf conditioner, 20 bags of Professional Mound Clay and 20 bags of Mound & Plate All-Purpose Clay®.
For the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series, Aug. 20-30, Turface donated Professional Mound Clay, along with T-shirts for the tournament grounds crew and funding to cover volunteer meal costs during the 10-day event.
For the 2015 Cal Ripken Baseball World Series, July 24-Aug. 1, Turface provided field maintenance education and donated products.
To help groundskeepers and coaches grow in their knowledge of sports field management, Turface is also committed to providing education and helpful tips, such as how to get your field ready for tournament play. An extensive library of educational resources including videos, field schematics and a schedule of field day events can be accessed at turface.com.