Member Benefits

SportsTurf Magazine: Our official publication. Dedicated to giving you articles and information to make your job a little easier. For information, or if you have something you'd like to see in the magazine, contact: Eric Schroder, Editor; SportsTurf Magazine; phone: 717-805-4197; fax: 717-805-4197. 

STMA Website: Accessible to anyone, the website offers information on all aspects of the industry and our organization. Features include the STMA Store, links to research, board member and Chapter sites, and several new features in the "Members Only" section. This section is available to STMA National Members Only. If you have any questions, suggestions, etc. on the website, contact: Pam Sherratt, Website Committee Chair, 614-292-7457 or STMA Headquarters

STMA Annual Conference & Exhibition: The Conference gets bigger and better every year! The 2014 Conference & Exhibition will be held in San Antonio, TX.  

STMA Membership Directory: With your STMA National membership you will have full access to the Member Locator - STMA's online membership directory, and you can receive a printed copy of the directory, if you wish.

STMA News Online: A National "members only" publication, the electronic newsletter provides a quick snapshot of association news. To submit an idea, e-mail

STMA Career Center: Our online Career Center offers current openings in the Turf industry. 

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE): The SAFE Foundation was established in 2000 to fund research, educational programs and scholarships geared to the sports field profession. SAFE is the charitable organization of the nation’s only association for the sports field management industry – the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA). Read more.  

Awards Program: Our Field of the Year Program recognizes personal and professional contributions to our industry. Awards are given each year for the following: STMA Baseball Field of the Year Award, STMA Softball Field of the Year Award, STMA Football Field of the Year Award, STMA Soccer Field of the Year Award and STMA Sporting Grounds of the Year.

The prestigious STMA Founders Awards are bestowed annually to award excellence in Sports Turf Management as demonstrated by STMA's founders; Dick Ericson, George Toma, Dr. William H. Daniel, and Harry C. Gill.

International Resources