Sports Labs staff enjoying some beautiful weather in Colorado this week.Read More
The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) comments on an exploratory study recently released by the Netherlands National Institute for Public on the environmental impact of rubber granulate on synthetic turf fields.Read More
Hillary Dixon, one of our R&D engineers from our Sports Labs headquarters in Scotland, made a visit to the KNVB Campus in the Netherlands yesterday, along with our Managing Director, Eric O'Donnell. This is Hillary on tour inside the lab in the medical building and as well as shooting the Nike ball on the campus green.
Sports Labs USA is very pleased to announce a partnership with the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA). We will provide both education and technical support to the organization and its members.
As the professional association dedicated to the education and development of collegiate level event and facility management administrators, CEFMA is comprised of facilities decision makers on collegiate campuses all across the USA. Partnering with a great organization such as CEFMA has been such an easy decision. Kieran O’Donnell, Operations Manager Sports Labs USA, stated “We look forward to offering our support and education to the members of CEFMA. We believe this will allow us to bring very positive change to collegiate athletics facilities”. The CEFMA Board of Directors expects to see an immediate educational benefit to our membership given our new partnership with Sports Labs USA. April Messerly stated “We are excited to pair with a solution provider who can truly impact field surface safety, which is such an important factor in collegiate athletics today”.
About Sports Labs USA
Sports Labs USA is the only USA based company to hold FIFA, World Rugby, ITF, FIH and ISO 17025 accreditation. Sports Labs is carrying out inspections on over 700 sports surfaces yearly along with testing numerous lab systems each year. For more information on Sports Labs USA please visit www.sportslabsusa.com
CEFMA is dedicated to the needs of collegiate level event and facility professionals and the challenges that exist within the scope of their responsibilities. CEFMA will seek to promote the growth, leadership, integrity and success of administrators and professional staff in collegiate athletics. For more information about CEFMA, please visit www.cefma.net. CEFMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 53rd year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com .
This year the Round Robin took place at King’s Park in Kowloon, Hong Kong with a total of 37 applicant and 16 renewal technicians aiming to pass the Round Robin and join the 80 existing accredited technicians. With a pass rate of roughly 60%, no other accreditation body has such stringent criteria for technicians to pass before they are accredited to conduct field-testing worldwide. #FootballTechnology @FIFA and @Worldrugby READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: https://football-technology.fifa.com/en/blog/the-football-turf-round-robin-comes-to-asia/?utm_source=Linkedin&utm_medium=organic_newsfeedad&utm_campaign=SM_linkedin_roundrobin_30.04.2021&
Sports Labs EU spent some time at Sportclub Heerenveen football club in the Netherlands yesterday to participate in testing a pitch for KNVB's research study in shock absorption. Our team member, Roy Hubers, was happy to attend.