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Inside Selhurst Park redevelopment plans

Last week, English Premier League club Crystal Palace announced plans to redevelop its Selhurst Park stadium. The club has also released a video, detailing the expansion project, which will see the venue’s capacity increase from 26,000 seats to more than 34,000.

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Pontiac Silverdome finally demolished after failed first attempt

They don’t make them like they used to. It took two attempts for the Pontiac Silverdome, the former home of the NFL’s Detroit Lions, to bite the dust. Still standing after the first implosion, it was finally demolished by a second blast to the upper section of the stadium, which has stood in Michigan since 1975

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With this in mind, should designers of new stadia, or project managers of renovations, be looking at both on-field and off-field lighting as part of a single solution?


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STMA launches third annual contest

Annual competition for sports field managers issues call for entries

 

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has announced the start of its third annual Mowing Patterns Contest. The STMA – the professional organization for 2,600 sports field managers worldwide – will announce the winners of the competition on December 4. Members wishing to enter must do so via Facebook by November 20. The winning entrants will also be included in an issue of SportsTurf, STMA’s monthly publication. 

“With close to 50 applicants last year, we are excited to announce our most popular contest has returned for the third consecutive year,” says Kim Heck, CEO of STMA. “Some of the best field art in the world is produced by our members, and this contest provides a prime opportunity for them to showcase their creative styles.” 

Last year’s winner was Ben Young, former Altoona Curve head groundskeeper who is currently the Memphis Redbirds head groundskeeper. Young won with the intricate ‘four patterns’ design he produced at Peoples Natural Grass Field.

You can read Young’s Industry Opinion article, Mowing patterns 101, here.

October 30, 2015

 

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