Saskatchewan Sports Field Training Day
When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Where: University of Saskatchewan
Host: City of Saskatoon & the University of Saskatchewan
WHAT A DAY!! A big thank you to all attendees, our exhibitors, sponsors, presenters, hosts and to the University of Saskatchewan for exceptional service and support. Thank you also to mother nature for keeping the rain away from our afternoon on the field.
Thank you to our generous sponsors / exhibitors / demonstrators: Nilex | Kwik Anchor | Toro Irrigation | Lambert Distributing | Early's Farm | Woodbay Turf Technologies
This event is an opportunity for hands-on applied learning and networking with colleagues in the industry. It is held on-site at a sports turf facility and includes a showcase of industry products and services.
MORNING IN KINESIOLOGY BUILDING (Room 246 in PAC building)
Registration, Networking & Refreshments with Supplier Display Tables
Presentation: University of Saskatchewan grounds challenges / successes & Compost System and Application - Gift Marufu of University of Saskatchewan
Presentation: Synthetic Turf Key Maintenance Practices – Tab Buckner of the Township of Langley
Presentation: Natural Turf Best Cultural Practices (dethatching, fertilizing, aerating, cultural methods for weed control) – Jason Pick of Olds College
Presentation: Advanced Strategies in Turfgrass Management and Whats new at the Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre: completion of a $2.4M NSERC grant– Jason Pick of Olds College
Lunch provided @Marquis Hall
AFTERNOON ON SPORTS FIELDS
On the field workshop: Irrigation: Wiring and Wire Troubleshooting – Terry Ormrod, Toro Irrigation
On the field rotating demonstration stations:
- Tradeshow Exhibitors
- Line painting
- Husqvarna Automower
Who Should Attend?
Facility Lead Hands
Parks & Facilities Managers/Supervisors
Commercial Sports Turf Suppliers
$65 per person + tax
Commercial / Supplier / Exhibitor:
Exhibitor = $200 (10 x 10 space, unload and set up your own tables, chairs and equipment)
Feature Sponsor = $350 (includes above + company logo in brochure, on website, on screen at event, acknowledgement during event and in magazine
Premiere Sponsor = $700 (includes above + ability to demonstrate your product or service and recognition throughout event)
Need hotel accommodations for the night before?
Holiday Inn Express & Suites East - University - 1838 College Drive, Saskatoon, Building #2
Attendees can book guestrooms by calling the following phone numbers: 1-800-HOLIDAY OR 1-306-954-1250 (direct)
For online bookings, click the Sports Turf Canada link below. Note: To check availability, manually input the group's check-in and check-out dates prior to hitting the check availability button.
Dates: July 23 - 25, 2019
Rate: Two queen bedroom at $139/night
Group code: STC