MFMA– The MFMA (Maple Flooring Manufacturer’s Association) is the most active organization of manufacturers of wood for use in sports surfaces in North America.
NOFMA – The Wood Flooring Manufacturers Association (Formerly The National Oak Flooring Manufacturing Association).
NWFA – (National Wood Flooring Association) much of the technical information available on this web-site requires users to be a member.
STC – Synthetic Turf Council – information on synthetic turf both sports, commercial and residential
ASAE-The American Society of Agricultural Engineers develops standards primarily for use in agricultural and food processing applications. Some ASAE materials strength standards are applicable to testing wood flooring system
BSI– British Standards Institution, or BSI, develops performance standards for products being marketed in The United Kingdom.
DIN– The Duetsches Institute Fur Normung e.V. or DIN for short, is similar to ASTM but based in Germany and has been recognized as Germany’s national standards body.
NBI– Norwegian Building Research Institute develops performance standards
for products marketed and sold in Norway.
ANSI-The American National Standards Institute develops some standards but it also has many of the EN standards available for purchase.
FIBA – Federation of International Basketball Associations
FIG – International Federation of Gymnastics – Gymnastics Equipment Rules and Regulations
US Futsal – Governing body of Futsal in the United States
IAAF– International Association of Athletic Federations – Rules on Track and Field.
ITF – International Tennis Federation
NBA – National Basketball Association
NCAA – National Collegiate Athletics Association – All college sports in USA
NFL – National Football Association
USATF – US Association of Track and Field
USTA – US Tennis Association