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Polytan are proud to partner with a range of local, national and global organisations who share a universal vision towards providing the best foundations for sport participation, growth and development within every community.


Polytan are proud to partner with a range of local, national and global organisations who share a universal vision towards providing the best foundations for sport participation, growth and development within every community.


Polytan are proud to sponsor a range of local, national and global organisations who share a universal vision towards providing the best foundations for sport participation, growth and development within every community.


Polytan are proud to partner with a range of local, national and global organisations who share a universal vision towards providing the best foundations for sport participation, growth and development within every community. Combined with our groups knowledge, scale and vision we transform the synthetic sports surfacing industry, empowering athletes from grassroots to the elite, to reach their full potential and greatest athletic performance. Our partnerships have been detailed below:



Polytan is a long standing Global Partner to the International Hockey Federation (FIH).  Polytan’s support of the FIH helps ignite their 10 year Hockey Revolution vision of increasing the popularity of hockey and inspiring the next generation of hockey athletes around the world.  Click to find out more about the FIH Hockey Revolution.



Polytan are a proud partner of JDH who share the same vision of providing unmatched quality products to the hockey community. The aim of the Polytan and JDH partnership is to combine the best of the best of hockey, and to promote the development of hockey as a sport globally. Jamie Dwyer – 5 time world hockey player of the year works collaboratively with Polytan across athlete management, event activation and surface playability feedback.

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Polytan and the New Zealand Hockey Federation formed a partnership commencing in August 2016 with joint goals of developing hockey across New Zealand. This partnership supports Hockey New Zealand in the delivery of their 2020 Strategy and places them in good stead towards achieving their vision of becoming the world’s best hockey nation. As official Turf Partner of Hockey New Zealand, Polytan support the delivery of field hockey across 32 regional hockey associations throughout New Zealand; with high quality hockey turfs that support athletes from grassroots through to New Zealand’s finest Olympians.



Polytan is the official Hockey Queensland turf supplier and a major sponsor of the Poligras Super League. Polytan hockey surfaces are the most advanced systems in the market today, promoting the highest levels of playability which is valued highly across the state of Queensland and broader hockey community. Hockey Queensland supports and maintains funding levels to men’s and women’s programs, promotes the development of remote sub associations with special needs, supports better utilisation of assets, and coordination of a range of community events. Click to find out more about Hockey Queensland.



Polytan support the AHF in the promotion of hockey as a sport and collaborate with the organisation of major hockey events across the Asian region. Together, the AHF and Polytan proudly support FIH major hockey events such as the 2018 Hero Men’ Asian Champions Trophy and drive an awareness and promotion of hockey throughout the asian region.


Polytan support a number of ambassadors from countries all over the world across a range sports. Through working closely with the various athletes, scientists, chemists, sporting bodies and performance coaches, Polytan in conjunction with our manufacturing arm, strive to optimise the sports surfaces we deliver across the globe.

Our research and development is enhanced by incorporating the feedback of our athletes and as a result, our sports surfaces are optimised to give athletes a reliable and safe surface with outstanding playability.

Importantly, as role models for the next generation, Polytan athletes are encouraging and inspiring youth around the world to become the future stars of tomorrow. From the grassroots right through to the elite, Polytan empower all athletes to reach their full potential and to turn their dreams into a reality.


Blake Govers is an iconic Australian field hockey player who plays as a striker in the Kookaburras hockey team.


Emily Chalker (nee Smith) is the Australian field hockey captain for the Hockeyroos and a fierce competitor when she hits the pitch in her position as a striker.


Emma Tonegato is a standout Australian Rugby 7’s player and a consistent high performer in all rugby matches.


Georgie Morgan is a competitive player who has amazing hand eye coordination and she never takes her eye off the ball.


Jamie Dwyer is a retired Australian field hockey legend and five time world hockey player.


Jeremy Hayward is an elite Australian field hockey player who was in the winning team for the 2014 Men’s Hockey World Cup.


Kelsey Smith is a ferocious New Zealand field hockey competitor and strong striker in all her matches.


Teresa Martin Pelegrina is a European hockey player who plays for Germany and is at the top of her game.


Varun Kumar won gold in the 2017 Dhaka Men’s Asia Cup and won the 2018 Hero Asian Champions Trophy in a tie with Pakistan.


Disability Sport & Recreation

Polytan support Disability Sport and Recreation (DSR) in their attempts to provide equal opportunities for all athletes.

Sporting facilities to date have not always accommodated athletes living with a disability, however by joining forces, Polytan and DSR collaborate and encourage sport participation through the implementation of inclusive sporting facilities across Australia..

Polytan are sponsor of the Inclusive Sport, Recreation or Open Space Infrastructure Award at the Disability Sport and Recreation Awards each year. Polytan were thrilled to be recognised alongside this award, as it supports our mission of providing inclusive sporting facilities that are accessible for all.

Polytan share the same vision as DSR through allowing people with disabilities to live a life where they can feel happier, active and included. We look forward to working more collaboratively with DSR over the coming years.

Bali Sports Foundation/BSF Asia

The Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) help improve the lives of disabled youth through sport. Sport can provide healthy lifestyle practices, social interactions and somewhere safe for all athletes to compete.

Polytan and BSF share a similar vision of encouraging sport participation and establishing inclusive sporting facilities for all. BSF with the help and support of Polytan have achieved great outcomes by encouraging disabled athletes to play and compete in inclusive sports such as wheelchair racing, rugby and basketball, blind soccer, bowls, judo and deaf-mute eskrima.

Fearnley Dawes Athletics Track

Polytan’s sponsorship assists the Fearnley Dawes Athletics Centre with their goal of growing community sport participation for all abilities. Polytan also share this same goal and support the opportunity of providing athletes with a healthy lifestyle, a place to socialise and to feel a sense of belonging.

Polytan stand by their vision of supporting all competitors with a fast track surface from grassroots right through to elite athletes like Paralympic world record holders Kurt Fearnley and Christie Dawes.

Polytan’s Gold Level sponsorship provides Fearnley Dawes Athletics Track with sponsorship funding, to ensure the facility receives the upgrades it needs to provide the Newcastle community with the best inclusive athletics facilities in the world. Check out the recent story of the Fearnley Dawes Athletic Track – 12 months on  describing how the facility has grown since the inclusion of a wheelchair lane on the athletics track, resulting in substantial growth in participation and membership rates. For further information view the Fearnley Dawes Athletic Track Case Study.

The Poligras Super League – Hockey QLD

Polytan have been sponsor of the Hockey QLD Poligras Super League for over six years. The Poligras Super League is one of Hockey QLD’s most celebrated event for hockey throughout the state. Queensland’s best hockey talent perform on the world class Polytan hockey surface, Poligras. This event allows Queensland’s best to perform on Polytan, battling it out over a fun weekend of fierce and talented play.

The National Sports Convention

The National Sports Convention (NSC) brings together all sectors of the Australian and New Zealand sport industry to collaboratively discuss different strategies to help encourage the participation of sport within our communities. Discussions are held on many important topics impacting the sports surfacing industry and Polytan are proud to contribute to this event each year as Gold Sponsor, and Industry Tour host.

Polytan have supported the NSC since its inception, which has now transformed into Australasia’s leading community sport and recreation convention. Through sharing a similar vision towards the provision of accessible sporting facilities, together, we aim to have a positive influence on the next generation by increasing the level of sport participation and activation across the region.

Polytan will again be Gold Sponsor at the upcoming National Sports Convention within the Sports Surfaces Stream and encourage you to come along for an outstanding event. Our involvement at the 2018 NSC event was enjoyed by many.

2018 European Athletics Championships – Official Supplier

Polytan supported the “European Mile” project at Breitscheidplatz as an official supplier of the 2018 European Athletics Championship in Berlin.

Being apart of the newly established European Mile project helped Polytan stand out in the Berlin community and to the spectators who attended the event. Check out the Polytan news article for further information.

Visit the European Athletics Championships website for results of this event.

In conjunction with Polytan partner Humotion, Polytan also presented the new performance diagnostic tool in recording athletes performance called SmarTracks. Information stands in the sponsor village at the Olympic stadium were set up for SmarTracks demonstrations.

Nelson Hockey, New Zealand

Nelson Hockey’s vision is to promote and develop hockey as a sport available to all among the Nelson hockey community. Polytan equally promote the development of hockey around the globe.  Much like Nelson Hockey, Polytan believe in striving to be the best and providing the best hockey facilities possible, so all hockey players can play at their peak performance every time.  Polytan is happy to partner with Nelson Hockey.

Nick Kyrgios Foundation

Polytan in conjunction with manufacturing arm APT support  the Nick Kyrgios Foundation to provide disadvantaged youth with the chance to make their sporting dreams become a reality.

Sharing a similar vision to the Nick Kyrgios Foundation we aim to make sure all kids in Australia receive the support and suitable facilities they need, to play sport and live a life where their sporting dreams are accomplished.


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