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

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 232 in PAC building)

7:30-8:30
Registration, Networking & Refreshments

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
  •  Equipment trouble shooting
  • 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