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Bank of America Stadium Transitioning To Artificial Turf Before Carolina Panthers' 2021 Season

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of ESPN. The author of this post is David Newton.


    CHARLOTTE, N.C.     Bank of America Stadium will transition from natural grass to artificial turf in time for the Carolina Panthers' preseason schedule in August, leaving the NFL's 32 teams with 16 grass venues.

    The decision to switch to FieldTurf was made to guarantee a consistent surface for not only the Panthers but also other events. Those events include the Charlotte Football Club of Major League Soccer, which will begin playing at BOA in 2022, college football games and concerts.

    There could be up to 30 professional sports events alone played at the stadium every year.

    Tepper Sports & Entertainment vice president and chief operating officer Mark Hart said it would be a "heavy lift" to have continued with natural grass, which the stadium has used since the Panthers played their first game there in 1996.

    [ ... ]

    Read the full article HERE on ESPN.

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