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ASBA Announces 2023 Game Changer Award Winners

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders, and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its Game Changer awards.  

Winners of awards were announced at the Association’s 2023 Technical Meeting, presented from December 1-4 in Houston, Texas. The Game Changer Awards program allowed attendees in the ASBA’s Exhibit Hall to learn about new technologies and products on the market. Attendees were able to vote for those products they thought best exemplified excellence and innovation in the industry. 

Winners were as follows: 

Courts Division 

Dominator Pro Max Pickleball Net (Dominator

Dominator Pro Max Pickleball Net is an aluminum, heavy-duty competition-grade pickleball net built to last in any type of climate. 

Fields Division 

Softball Mat Pro Defender Series (The Perfect Mound

The Perfect Mound’s new softball pitching lane features the following: Engineered backing to ensure durability; tapered edges to eliminate lips and turf curling up; high-grade materials to increase grip; SpikeTekTM to keep the mat in place; and a rubber anchor system.

More detailed information on award winners is available through their official websites. 

For more on ASBA, contact the Association at 2331 Rock Spring Road, Forest Hill, Maryland 21050. The phone number is 443-640-1042. The ASBA also may be reached electronically via its website:, or via email at