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Thank You for a Great Conference!

Thank you to all conference attendees and exhibitors who descended on Denver for STMA's 26th Conference and Exhibiton. By almost every measure, it was an unqualified success! We hope you enjoyed and benefitted professionally from the conference. 

Some quick facts and figures: 

  • Number of attendees: 1205
  • Number of exhibitors: 169
  • Number of countries attended: 9. These included Canada, France, China, Italy, Israel, Mexico, Japan, Spain and the United Kingdom.
  • Number of scholars who participated in Student Challenge: This year, the Student Challenge saw 31 teams sign up for the event for a total of 116 students. These students represent both two and four year colleges from across the nation. 

 Stay tuned for more details, highlights, and photos from Denver!



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In Memoriam: Dr. James McAfee

It is with sadness that we report that Dr. James McAfee passed away on Sat., Jan. 31. He was a great contributor to the profession and a true friend to sports field managers. Dr. McAfee was presented with the STMA Dr. William Daniels Founders Award in 2006. In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to fund a scholarship. To donate and find out about funeral arrangements, click here. http://www.txstma.org/dr.-james-mcafee-scholarship-donations.html

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