In the last decade, artificial grass has crept among the main areas used in sports arenas
worldwide. Its success is due to many factors, among which stand out is the possibility of using
a field for a time much longer than the natural grass at a lower cost in the long term
This has created a "boom" in the market for manufacturers of artificial turf as both public and
private entities, are thrown into the adventure of installing this type of surfaces in any field are
necessary. However, many of these people and institutions take this decision very lightly
without thinking about the economic and sporting giving rise to this decision.
For the entrepreneur who starts a business of courts for hire, is the best option, because the
artificial turf gives the system availability at all times and this translates into higher revenues.
But when installing this type of surface in a professional field of history is different.
Generally, well-managed teams in Major League Soccer Headquartered use only necessary.
That is because the natural grass can use 28 hours a week, the organization distributes this
time between different categories in order to have a field in perfect condition when playing
local tournament matches. If you need more hours of training, which is surely the case, using
an auxiliary field in the same complex or near. In that case if it justifies the use of ar
but put artificial turf in a stadium where they play a professional tournament is not the most
successful in most cases.
In Europe and South America, where the best football clubs in the world, this practice is
applied. Only in very extreme cases such as in Russia where weather prevents you from
having a field in good condition has installed artificial turf in a stadium of a first division club.
In Venezuela, specifically in the Olympic Stadium in Caracas, several agencies and many fans
have leaned wish to place artificial turf at this facility. However, this request is made without
taking into account that, although the artificial turf has a superior ability to use natural grass
does not mean that their use can be indiscriminate.
The artificial turf, as well as naturally have their specific restrictions and maintained so that it
can function fully as specified by the manufacturer. Is very different from the life of the
materials with a surface which is made of artificial grass and the lifetime of the surface in
optimum conditions of play. For this reason, when making a decision to place an ar
s surface is necessary to assess its true benefits of each installation.