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Pitch Improvement Awareness Evening

Improve your pitch playability with advice and guidance from the experts

Pitch Improvement Awareness Evening

Are you a Groundsman or club volunteer that looks after the pitch maintenance?
Has your pitch suffered from compaction?
Has this caused matches to be cancelled?

Join us for a Pitch Improvement Awareness Evening for information on improving your pitches, reducing compaction, funding etc.


WHEN:  Wednesday 30th May 2018  6.30pm - 9pm

WHERE:  Milborne St Andrew Sports Club, Lane End, Milborne St. Andrew, DT11 0JA 

COST:  Free

Avoid having to cancel matches next season. Join us for an evening that will benefit your club by providing you with valuable advice and guidance on improving the quality of your pitch. We have pleasure in welcoming to the evening several guest speakers that will share their knowledge and experiences and provide practical demonstrations to show you the benefits of using the right equipment. Confirm your attendance below.


At the Pitch Improvement Awareness Evening we are pleased to welcome:

Kath Purnell  Dorset County FA - Facilities Officer

Find out what funding is available to you to support you to improve your pitches and how to apply.

Simon Johnson  Regional Pitch Advisor

Simon will talk to you about how to deliver the best pitch for your budget. With top tips on general maintenance to ensure that your pitch is in the best condition and tell you about the Pitch Improvement Programme.

Dr Noel McKenzie   Rigby Taylor

Noel is from Rigby Taylor the leading turf care and grounds maintenance company and the preferred supplier of the FA. Noel will share with you his knowledge and experiences on how to reduce compaction and keep pitches playable throughout the season.

Nick Clarke  New Forest Farm Machinery - Turf Sales Director

We are please to welcome Nick from New Forest Farm Machinery of Ringwood who will provide you with expert advice on the best types of machinery to use to improve your pitch quality with practical demonstrations to show you the impact that using the right tools for the job can have.


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