Article 31 Artificial turf - Champions League

Regulations of the UEFA Champions League

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
Clubs
Subject
UCL
Edition
2021/22
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
30 August 2021
31.01

With the exception of the final, which must be played on natural turf, matches in the competition may be played on artificial turf in accordance with the UEFA Stadium Infrastructure Regulations and provided that such artificial turf is certified as FIFA Quality Pro (certification to be provided by 4 June 2021 valid for the whole season).

31.02

The owner of the artificial turf and the home club are fully responsible for meeting the above requirements, in particular those related to:

  1. maintenance work and ongoing improvement measures; and

  2. safety and environmental measures as set out in the FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf – Handbook of Requirements and the FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf – Handbook of Test Methods.

31.03

The owner of the artificial turf and the home club must obtain sufficient warranties and/or guarantees related to the material and the installation from the manufacturer and the installer of the artificial turf.

31.04

UEFA cannot be held responsible for any damages to third parties resulting from the use of the artificial turf.