Region 1 Event Rescheduled!

We are asking everyone to re-register so we have an accurate attendance count. Thanks to everyone for understanding and we will see you on June 4th!

June 4 2019
Oak Grove Park – 2801 Oak Grove Loop S., Grapevine, TX 76051

Schedule:
7:30 AM Registration and Trade Show
8:30 AM Education and Field Tours
11:30 AM Lunch, Vendor Presentations and Trade Show
12:30 PM Education and Field Tours
2:00 PM Adjourn

Program:
Rusty Walker CSFM and his staff will host the TXSTMA at the Award Winning Oak Grove Park facility in Grapevine. Rusty will provide a tour of the facility and share his tips and techniques. We will also have vendor presentations of the latest products and services available.

New Texas Agri-Life Extension Turfgrass Specialist Dr. Chrissie Segars will also be a part of our program with a presentation and a preview of a Fall Workshop she is planning for this Fall covering Synthetic and Natural Playing Surfaces.

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Spring Field Day Region 2

EVERY TXSTMA event is free to current members and include:

Networking Opportunities
Connect, interact and learn from your peers.
Share your experiences and expertise.

Facility Tours and Field Demonstrations
Learning opportunities as we tour facilities and have field
demonstrations of specific practices and techniques from our hosts.
Lots of time for questions and answers.

Lunch!
Our lunches are always tasty and FREE!
Education
Great speakers on agronomic and management topics.
Product and Services Presentations and Mini-Trade Show
Terrific opportunities to see the latest and greatest products and services from our awesome sponsors!

May 7 2019
3401 Jordan Dr., McAllen, TX 78503

Schedule:
8:00 AM Registration and Trade Show
9:00 AM Education and Field Tours
11:30 AM Lunch, Vendor Presentations and Trade Show
1:00 PM Education and Field Tours
2:30 PM Adjourn

Program:The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department will be our host for this event. Park managers will provide a tour of the Palm View facility and discuss challenges and techniques utilized to maintain this outstanding facility. We are looking forward to many new members joining us in the Rio Grande Valley.
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Like all TXSTMA events, registration for current members is FREE thanks to our generous sponsors! If you are not a member, join or renew today and you will be eligible to attend any or ALL of these great events. Click these links to:
Join or Renew

Region 3

We had a great day in Houston!
Thank you to the Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the Houston Astros Youth Academy. Click here for photos from our event.

2018 Scholarship Applications Available

Don’t Delay! Deadline is December 1

Scholarships Applications
Now Available

Two Great Opportunities
Dr. James McAfee Scholarship and the
Cody Hobbs Scholarship

The Texas STMA established a scholarship fund to promote the sports turf profession to students interested in turfgrass management and to assist sports turf professionals seeking to improve through continuing education courses. These scholarships promote the sports turf management profession as a career choice and demonstrates the necessity of the sports turf manager as a vital position within any organization that provides sports fields.

The Dr. James McAfee Scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a turf management or agronomy program, with emphasis in sports turf management, at a four-year college or university. Applicants do not have to be current members of Texas STMA. This scholarship is awarded based on criteria adopted from the STMA SAFE Scholarship by the Texas STMA Board of Directors.

Click below for James McAfee Scholarship Application

McAfee PDF Version

McAfee Word Version

The Cody Hobbs Scholarship will be awarded to a professional or commercial member of Texas STMA who seeks to improve their knowledge in the profession of sports turf management through continuing education or correspondence courses by an accredited college or university. This scholarship is awarded based on criteria established by the Texas STMA Board of Directors.  The applicant must also provide valid reasons as to why they will benefit from this award and must complete the course within one year.

Click below for Cody Hobbs Scholarship Application

Hobbs PDF Version

Hobbs Word Version


Scholarships are awarded at the Annual Business Meeting held each December in conjunction with the Texas Turfgrass Association Winter Conference and Exhibit.

Region 2 Fall Field Day!

We have one final Field Day scheduled and it is going to be a great one!
EVERY TXSTMA event is free to current members and include:

Networking Opportunities
Connect, interact and learn from your peers.
Share your experiences and expertise.

Facility Tours and Field Demonstrations
Learning opportunities as we tour facilities and have field
demonstrations of specific practices and techniques from our hosts.
Lots of time for questions and answers.

Lunch!
Our lunches are always tasty and FREE!

Education
Great speakers on agronomic and management topics.

Product and Services Presentations
and Mini-Trade Show
Terrific opportunities to see the latest and greatest products
and services from our awesome sponsors!

Site:
Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX 78665
Parking signs will be visible in parking lot.

Schedule:
8:00 am Registration and Trade Show
9:00 am Facility Tours and Presentations
11:30 am Lunch
1:00 pm Field Demonstrations
3:00 pm Adjourn

Program:
Get a “behind the scenes” tour of Dell Diamond by our host, Garrett Reddehase the Director of RS3 Turf, a division of Ryan Sanders Baseball. Program will include an educational program and field demonstrations. Tours will include Dell Diamond, surrounding youth sports fields and maintenance operations. Presentations will include information about hosting various non-baseball events held at the facility.

Registration:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Like all TXSTMA events, registration for current members is FREE thanks to our generous sponsors! If you are not a member, join or renew today and you will be eligible to attend any or ALL of these great events.
Click these links to:
RENEW
JOIN

Sponsors! Don’t miss the great opportunity
to support these events and to reach
your current and potential customers.

Thanks to all of our great sponsors who have stepped up to the plate already! There is still time to join us as a sponsor for these exciting events. Click here for details!

Texas A&M Aggie Turf Club Silent Auction

Pair of Sideline Passes Funds from this auction will support
Aggie Turf students’ travel to the 2019 STMA and GCSAA
Conferences Bidding will open Monday 9/10 at 8 am CST
and close Sunday 9/23 @ 5 pm CST. Auction Link will be
provided through Aggie Turf website and Twitter Feed

Item*: A pair (2) of sideline passes to ONE of following
Texas A&M football games at Kyle Field:

October 6th: Kentucky 
November 17th: UAB 
Nov. 24th: LSU

Donor: Texas A&M Athletics Field Staff Minimum Bid: $800
Bid increments: Minimum increase of $100
*Passes are non-transferable. Users must be 18 years or older
and MUST be dressed in A&M attire. No large cameras.
Passes will be available for pickup on game day outside stadium.