ON Field Day


ON Sports Turf Field Day

Mary-Anne Sills Park

Belleville, Ontario!!

Thursday, September 20th, 2018


Field Day Program:

7:30—8:30                        Refreshments with indoor supplier showcase

8:30—8:45                        Welcoming Remarks

8:45—10:30                     Indoor Educational Sessions

10:30—12:30                     Educational Demonstration on the Field

12:30—2:00                      Lunch with Outdoor Supplier Showcase 


  • Choosing Species for Sports Fields and Strategies for Maintaining Stands - Dr Leah Brillman, Seed Research Oregon
  • Irrigation Central Control – Al Saunders, Vanden Bussche Irrigation followed by Irrigation Decoder Systems – Kory Kopko, Vanden Bussche Irrigation
  • Slit Drainage Systems – John Van Roestel, TDS Turf Drainage Systems Ltd.
  • Artificial Turf 101 – Mark Klementti, RK and Associates
  • Innovative Vegetation Management Strategies Panel Discussion –  Eric Lyons (University of Guelph), Kevin Branch (Richmond Hill), Scott Olan (OMECC)

On-Field Demonstrations / Presentations 

  • Large equipment demo (Verti-Quake, ShockWave, etc..)
  • Irrigation Control and Decoder Systems – Vanden Bussche
  • Choosing Species for Sports Fields and Strategies for Maintaining Stands– Seed Research Oregon
  • Slit Drainage Systems – TDS Turf Drainage Systems Ltd.
  • Artificial turf 101 – RK and Associates
  • GPS Line System - layout a field - Simplistic Lines

Who Should Attend?

· All field maintenance staff

· Groundskeepers

· Operators

· Technicians

· Facility Lead Hands

· Foremen

· Parks & facilities Managers / Supervisors


Why Attend?

  • Learn from the experts about industry trends, new products and services, operating procedures
  • Connect with others in the industry
  • Understand field maintenance best practices
  • Find out about the latest products, services and equipment
  • See products in use


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Exhibitor / Sponsor online registration


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Exhibitor / Sponsor Registration form


Anne Baliva

Sports Turf Canada at 519-763-9431 or info@sportsturfcanada.com 


2017 Event :

Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park, Richmond Hill, ON

Final event report!