Canton, OH – It’s that time again where Gold Jackets and NFL fans flock to the heart of Ohio to enjoy the annual Enshrinement Ceremony festivities and welcome a new class of inductees to the Professional Football Hall of Fame. The Class of 2018 welcomes Bobby Beathard, Robert Brazile, Brian Dawkins, Jerry Kramer, Ray Lewis, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens and Brian Urlacher into their prestigious group.
Festivities this week at the historic Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium include the Hall of Fame game where the Chicago Bears will take on the Baltimore Ravens to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday, August 2nd at 8:00 pm EST. The Enshrinement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 4th at 7:00 pm EST and the Concert for Legends featuring Maroon 5 will take place on Sunday, August 5th.
Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, named for former Saints owner, Tom Benson, is part of the Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village. The stadium opened in 1938 with renovations taking place in 2015 – 2016 also hosts McKinley Senior High School, Walsh University and Malone University for their home games.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame selected Turf Nation for their surfacing needs for Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium and the National Youth Football & Sports Complex which all have the same artificial turf system: Turf Nation S5.
Built to optimize performance and maximize player safety, the Turf Nation S5 system has a 51-ounce face weight, Balanced Matrix fiber spacing and Titanium Shield backing system. The slit film fibers are made from 100% C8 resins, the highest grade available to the synthetic turf industry.
Turf Nation is the reliable source of the highest quality synthetic turf surfaces. Turf Nation has been trusted to manufacture synthetic turf surfaces for more than 12 NFL Teams including the Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 46ers, Tennessee Titans as well as the Professional Football Hall of Fame.