publishes a series of Position
Papers, which are one-page
technical documents on subjects
of interest to those in the
ASBA’s Position Papers can be found on the website,
the page for each division. They can be downloaded and printed out free
of charge. They can be an invaluable source of information to members as
well as to others in the industry.
To access the Position Papers for the Tennis,
Track, Indoor or Fields divisions, click on the colored tabs under the
words, "Build It Right." Tabs are set up for each division. When that
page opens, "Position Papers" should be the second option down.
Position papers address topics including (but
not limited to):
Tennis: Birdbaths, Asphalt Stripping,
Regulating Pace, Pinholes, Rust Spots
Track: Asphalt Acceptance, Equal Quadrant
vs. Non-Equal Quadrant Tracks, Raised Curb vs. Flush Curb, Runways in D
Areas, Water on Tracks
Fields: Qualifying/Pre-Qualifying Sports
Indoor: Concrete Compounds and
Sealants, Jobsite Conditions, Static and Rolling Loads, Surface
Tolerances and Testing
Have an idea for a Position Paper and want to
write one? Get in touch with the appropriate Division President and
offer your suggestions.
A few guidelines:
Position papers should be limited to a
one-page discussion of the topic
Position Papers should not include brand
names or proprietary systems
Position Papers should address an issue
other industry members are familiar with
Position Papers should be the writer’s
original material (rather than borrowing from a previously published
article or presentation).
ASBA welcomes your interest in its Position
Papers. Read some of them today!