Front Lawn Community Hub

Hampshire FA 3G ATP Pitch of the Year Award Sponsored by Technical Surfaces

Entries are now welcome for the Hampshire FA 3G ATP Pitch of the Year Award sponsored by Technical Surfaces.

You are invited to enter your 3G pitch to be judged by industry professionals and local experts who will determine the contenders.

This award is open to clubs, schools and other set-ups, provided the site meets the minimum criteria to enter.

The minimum criteria for the 3G pitch:

  • On the 3G register (FA or FIFA approved)
  • At least 3 years old.
  • Open for community use

There are two opportunities to secure a place in this award category – a winners and a runners-up award, with this announced on the evening of the Hampshire FA Grassroots Football Awards sponsored by Spond. Both contenders as decided by the panel, will be invited to attend the Hampshire FA’s Grassroots Football Awards ceremony which will take place this year at the Hilton Southampton – Utilita Bowl on Saturday 27th of July 2024.

There is often a misconception that artificial pitches don’t require much maintenance but to maximise the life of the facility then how they are looked after is crucial, so we want to recognise the importance of this work. We also want to recognize good practice so we will look to highlight innovative practices that can be shared with other sites.

We will take several factors into account including overall pitch management and usage levels, condition of the artificial grass and other associated factors such as litter, fencing and goals.

Submissions welcome from Monday 29th of January 2024 - Monday 1st of April 2024, closing at 12pm. 

Congratulations to last season's award winners

Park Community School (winner)
Alton FC (runners-up)