FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf
Ensuring the sustainability, affordability and accessibility of hockey turfs worldwide
A new hockey field is a major investment and it is therefore important that it meets the expectations of hockey players, associations and clubs. To help ensure good quality fields are built for all levels of play, from elite level competition to community development, the FIH has developed an internationally recognised quality-assurance programme - the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf. The programme was launched as part of an initiative of the Hockey Revolution - FIH's ten-year strategy for hockey.
The programme provides consistent and dependable industry standards and ensures the appropriate quality of performance for the intended level of play - whether it is community development, international competition, or anything in between. It protects the investment made by facility owners by ensuring the field meets the expectations of those who will be using it.
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The FIH certifies hockey turf preferred suppliers, manufacturers, field builders and fields.
Find out more about the programme by visiting the sections below and downloading the brochure here.
What can FIH Certification do for my field?
If you have, or are planning to build, a hockey field find out what FIH certification can do for you and how to get certified.Read more
Building a new field? How to integrate certification into your plans
See how the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf can be incorporated into your design and construction programme for a new hockey facility.Read more
Find out who has FIH Certification
This section provides complete lists, including names, country and contacts, of FIH Certified Manufacturers, Field Builders, Preferred Suppliers and Fields.Read more
Facility Guidance Resources
Additional technical information and guidance for those developing hockey facilities can be found here, including the FIH Hockey Turf and Field Standards, guidance on Hockey 5s courts and multi-sport facilities, and information on floodlighting.Read more
Contact a FIH Accredited Test Institute
Find contact information for all FIH Accredited Test Institutes here.Read more
Become a FIH Certified Manufacturer or Field Builder
All you need to know to join the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf as a Manufacturer or Field Builder - everything from the benefits of joining to how to apply.Read more
FIH Preferred Suppliers are companies that manufacture hockey turf products and build hockey fields, click here to learn more.
FIH Certified Manufacturers are companies that specialise in the manufacturing of hockey turf, click here to learn more.
FIH Certified Field Builders are companies that specialise in building hockey fields, click here to learn more.
All certifications under the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf are based on tests undertaken by our Accredited Test Institutes, click here to learn more.
A FIH Certified Field is independently tested by an FIH Accredited Test Institute to ensure it meets the requirements of the FIH Quality Programme for Hockey Turf, click here to learn more.