JACK TRICE STADIUM WINS FOOTBALL STADIUM OF THE YEAR AWARD

November 29, 2012

Congratulations to Tim VanLoo and the crew at Iowa State Universities Athletic Department for winning this year’s SportsTurf Managers Association of America's (STMA) Football Field of the Year Award.  This is a highly competitive and very prestigious national award and we here at Iowa State are very proud of them.

The winning field is selected by a panel of 11 judges who independently score each entry based on the playability and appearance of the playing surfaces, innovative solutions employed, effective use of budget, and the development and implementation of a comprehensive, sound agronomic program.

The presentation of the award will be made at the STMA annual awards banquet on Fri., Jan. 18, 2013, held at the Ocean Center and the Hilton Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Tim can be reached at:

Tim VanLoo, CSFM
Iowa State University
Jacobson Athletic Bldg
1800 S 4th St
Ames, IA 50011
vanlooti@iastate.edu

 

Here are a few pictures of the field taken by graduate student, Zach Simons, who works with Tim at the ISU Athletic Department.

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Nick Christians Professor

Nick Christians, Ph.D. – University professor of turfgrass management, Iowa State University, Department of Horticulture, Ames, IA, and adjunct faculty, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Dr. Christians received his B.S. from the Colorado State University ...