Industry News

STRI and Surface Performance form testing alliance

November 4, 2019

STRI Group has struck an alliance with international turf testing house Surface Performance Ltd. The global sports solutions provider has engaged with Surface Performance to work together providing sports surface design

SAFE providing $15,000 research grant money for qualified research projects

November 4, 2019

The Foundation for Safer Athletic Fields for Everyone (SAFE), the charity of STMA, is providing $15,000 research grant money for qualified research projects. To be considered, the proposed research must benefit

NCS4 to host Safety and Security Summits

November 4, 2019

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a series of Safety and Security Summits in early 2020, including the

Annual Meeting & 2020 Slate of Candidates Set

November 1, 2019

The STMA Annual Meeting, which is required by the bylaws, is officially set for Wed., Jan. 15, 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. (includes lunch and keynote address). At the meeting,

Renew for 2020 Now to Avoid Interrupted Membership!

November 1, 2019

Renew online at STMA.org for a quick and seamless process. When you submit your renewal, you will immediately receive a receipt by email. The membership year ends Dec. 31. You

Free Pre-Conference Education Webinars

November 1, 2019

The 2020 Conference Education Program is packed full of exciting and informative presentations. This year speakers have volunteered to present short 15-30 minute webinars prior to the conference as an

Injury Research Review

November 1, 2019

STMA has compiled current research results from 2016-2019 that compare injuries occurring on natural grass and synthetic athletic surfaces.  The document includes information on football divisions pertaining to the NFL,

STMA/MiLB Sports Field Managers of the Year Announced

November 1, 2019

STMA in partnership with MiLB and supported by Echo Tools announce the winners of the 2019 Sports Field Manager award. The winners include: Triple-A – Matt Parrott, Charlotte Knights (Charlotte, N.C.)

Volunteer Field Rebuild Location Set

November 1, 2019

The Volunteer Field Rebuild Location has been set! The 2020 Conference event will be held at Howard Park Softball field in West Palm Beach on Sun., Jan. 12, 1 -

STMA Conference – Educational Demonstrations at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

November 1, 2019

On Monday, January 13, Ballpark of the Palm Beaches will be hosting our outdoor educational demonstration. This pre-conference education is included in the full conference registration package and will offer