Sports Turf One is excited to announce that we recently received Certified Field Builder from the American Sports Builders Association. This is a huge accomplishment for our company and we are excited to add it to the list of certifications and recognition. However, you may be wondering what this means for you, our current and potential future clients. In short, it means we have proven to a recognized organization that we are great at what we do!
What is the ASBA?
The ASBA, or the American Sports Builders Association, is a national organization that brings together and educates professionals in the industry of designing and building sports fields. The network includes designers, contractors, builders, and suppliers for constructing and maintaining tennis courts, running tracks, natural and synthetic turf fields, indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces. The ASBA was founded in 1965 and currently has over 400 companies as members.
What is a Certified Field Builder (CFB)?
The ASBA created the Certified Field Builder Program to set higher standards when it comes to field construction and recognize those who meet or exceed these superior standards. In order to become a CFB, you must complete an application, in addition to multiple other forms and pass a comprehensive exam that shows a high level of field construction and maintenance expertise.
CFB Eligibility Requirements:
- Have a minimum of 3 years experience in field construction
- Demonstrate 100 eligibility points in designated areas of management & construction (based on ASBA guidelines)
- Provide 3 references to verify experience and
- Successfully pass the ASBA Field Certification Examination
Currently, there are less than 50 individuals in the country that hold this certification. We are proud to be an organization that employs one of these exceptional individuals. At Sports Turf One, we always work to build fields that exceed everyone’s expectations. Plus, making a field that looks good isn’t enough for us. We build fields that look amazing, are built strong, and with proper maintenance will last for decades or centuries to come. When you hire Sports Turf One to build your new sports field, you should feel comfortable knowing that you are hiring the best in the industry because we are Certified Field Builders. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you on your next sports field project.