Pitch Renovation Workshop at Wycombe Wanderers

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Are you in charge of the pitch maintenance at your club? If so read on to find details of a free workshop at Wycombe Wanderers to support you at your club.

Berks & Bucks FA in conjunction with the IOG (Institute of Groundsman) and The FA are hosting a Pitch Renovation workshop for volunteer groundsmen & women across the County. The workshop themed ‘Pitch Renovation’ is to provide further advice and guidance for maintaining pitches in preparation for the 2016/17 season and beyond.

The workshop is aimed at grassroots clubs and groundsmen & women who maintain their own pitches.  In addition the event is available to local authorities and other volunteers who are involved or interested in maintaining grassroots football pitches.

Details are as follows:
Date:  Sunday 5th June 2016
Time:  12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue:  Wycombe Wanderers FC, Adams Park, Hillbottom Road, High Wycombe, HP12 4HJ

The format of the afternoon will be the following:
12:00 pm              Arrival with Buffet
1:00 pm                Welcome | FA Pitch Improvement Programme   
1:30 pm                Practical Demonstration – Pitch Renovation Wycombe Wanderers FC
                             Redexim Charterhouse (Kubota STW34 Tractor & Redexim Multisport – Rake, Brush, Roller)
                             Rigby Taylor (consumables)
3:30 pm                Pitch Renovation Grassroots Case Study | Grandfather Rights for Pesticide users
4:15 pm                Q&A | Conclude  

To register on the FREE workshop, please contact County Development Manager, Liz Pill with your name, club, role & e-mail address via:  Liz.Pill@Berks–BucksFA.com or phone (01235) 544896 for further information.

*The FA Pitch Improvement Programme is an FA led initiative with a specific focus on improving the quality of in excess of 2000 natural turf football pitches over the lifecycle of the new FA National Game Strategy (NGS). The programme is supported by the IOG (Institute of Groundsman) via the Regional Pitch Advisors (RPAs). The key principles behind the service are to provide football clubs with advice/practical solutions on a number of areas and discounts on machinery and materials to support, improving the club’s playing surface.