Saskatchewan Field Day

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.

 

Schedule

 

MORNING IN KINESIOLOGY BUILDING (Room 246 in PAC building)

7:30-8:30
Registration, Networking & Refreshments with Supplier Display Tables

8:40-9:00
Opening Remarks

9:00-9:30  
Presentation:  University of Saskatchewan grounds challenges / successes & Compost System and Application - Gift Marufu of University of Saskatchewan

9:30-10:15
Presentation:  Synthetic Turf Key Maintenance Practices – Tab Buckner of the Township of Langley

10:15-10:30
Networking Break

10:30-11:15
Presentation:  Natural Turf Best Cultural Practices (dethatching, fertilizing, aerating, cultural methods for weed control) – Jason Pick of Olds College

11:20-12:00
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

12:00-12:45
Lunch provided @Marquis Hall 

 
AFTERNOON ON SPORTS FIELDS

1:00-2:00

On the field workshop:  Irrigation:  Wiring and Wire Troubleshooting – Terry Ormrod, Toro Irrigation

2:00-3:00

On the field rotating demonstration stations:

  • Tradeshow Exhibitors
  •  Dethatching
  • Line painting
  • Husqvarna Automower

 

Who Should Attend?

Groundskeepers

Operators

Technicians

Facility Lead Hands

Foremen

Parks & Facilities Managers/Supervisors

Commercial Sports Turf Suppliers

 

Pricing:

Attendees (non-commercial/supplier/exhibitor)

$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)

 

 

Attendee Registration form

Attendee Online Registration

 

Commercial / Supplier / Exhibitor Registration Form

Commercial / Supplier / Exhibitor Online Registration

 

Brochure

 

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

Sports Turf Canada

 

Questions?  

519-763-9431

info@sportsturfcanada.com