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Oct. 15 - Submittal Deadline for Just About Everything!

- Scholarships, grants, Field of the Year & Founders applications and nominations due

If you know a non-member...please nominate him!

The Leo Goertz Grant presented by Pioneer has been redesigned to help you nominate a non-STMA sports field manager or crew member for a national membership. Just provide brief contact information: name, facility, email or phone, and write a few sentences about why you think this person would benefit from membership. Or, a non-member can self-nominate.

Free Water Conservation Webinar

Hitting Conservation Targets with Minimum Compromise
Speaker: Jack Karlin – Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance
Thursday, September 21 at 11:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT

SportsTurf Magazine Subscriptions...Simplified!

As a national member of STMA, you automatically receive a subscription to SportsTurf magazine -- either digital or printed -- your choice.

STMA HQ Takes on Topgolf

Have you heard about our Topgolf Event coming to the 2018 Conference in Fort Worth, TX? Are you slightly confused as to what Topgolf is? Maybe unsure of how it even works?

Don’t worry, we kind of were too. So that’s why STMA HQ staff took a quick field trip to the Topgolf Kansas City location and “researched” for our membership.

Featured Speakers of the Month

Each month two speakers presenting at the 2018 National STMA Conference and Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas will be featured. Don't miss the educational opportunities offered at the conference!

Start Preparing for the STMA Student Challenge!

The Student Challenge is presented in partnership with the SAFE Foundation, Founding Partner Hunter Industries, and supporting sponsor Ewing. Each year students from 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities across the country compete in an exam that challenges knowledge in the sports turf industry. The winning teams receive a cash award, a plaque, and medallions for each team member.

Send in Your Submission to the Innovative Awards!

As a sign of appreciation and acknowledgement, STMA's Innovative Awards Task Group developed a program to recognize STMA commercial member companies that improve the sports turf management profession. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to showcase your ideas!

Share Your Cowboy Moments

Fort Worth bills itself as the place "Where the West Begins." We know you and your staff embody the spirit of the cowboy culture: hardworking, honorable, problem solvers. Send your photos and video clips of serious and fun moments that exhibit your inner cowboy to We'll be using them in a video that will debut at the conference in January!

After a Decade+, a Small Change is Coming

The STMA Board of Directors voted at its summer meeting to increase dues slightly beginning in 2018. This increase will help to fund two initiatives: our PR program and the redevelopment of

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