2018 Events:

  May 15, 2018:
  Field Maintenance Clinic
  sponsored by the Chicago Cubs
  at Wrigley Field
  10:00 a.m.

  May 15, 2018
  MPAC Composting for
  Sports Fields Webinar
  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  July 19, 2018:
  Vendor & Education Field Day
  Location:TBD


Membership Dues 2018
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ILSTMA Awards
The Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association takes pride in recognizing members' achievements.  Learn more about the awards members are eligible for and about past winners: 
 
Field of the Year

Purpose
To recognize a sports turf facility that is managed with a high degree of excellence.  To show appreciation for individual professional efforts, leading to an exceptional degree of maintenance and quality apearance of the field/facility.  To inspire and challenge those responsible for maintenance of sports turf to achieve greater levels of excellence.  By sponsoring this award program, the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association wishes to promote sports fields and facilities of exceptional safety, quality, and beauty. 

Eligibility
Click here to read eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Past Winners

Past Field of the Year Award winners featured here.
 
How to Apply
Fill in the online application form found here.  or contact ILSTMA to receive an application form.  Applications are due November 15 of each year.
 
President's Award
Purpose
The ILSTMA President's Award is presented to individuals for outstanding contributions to the organization.
 
Eligibility
Click here to read eligibility requirements and application instructions.
 
Past Winners
Past President's Award winners featured here.
 
Scholarship Awards
Purpose
The Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association's objective is the collection and dissemination of scientific, educational, and applied knowledge through association with those persons engaged in and concerned with the construction, maintenance and use of sports turf areas for superior playing conditions.  As part of this mission, the ILSTMA offers a scholarship program.  Scholarships are intended to help enable members pay for Illinois or National annual membership dues.
 
Eligibility
Click here to read eligibility requirements and application instructions.
 
Types of Scholarships
Click here to learn about available scholarships.
 
How to ApplyFill in the online application form found here.  Or contact ILSTMA to receive an application form.  Applications are due November 1 of each year.