LAWRENCE, KS—The STMA Field of the Year Application is online and we expect a record number of applicants! The STMA Awards Committee created the new STMA Sporting Grounds of the Year category to recognize fields that host unique sports such as rugby, cricket, horse racing, and field hockey. STMA may also present STMA Field of the Year at the Professional, College and University, and Schools and Parks levels in Football, Baseball, Soccer, and Softball categories. The Awards Committee has revised the application and expanded the number of allowable photographs to 25 to encourage creative and unique entries for 2008, including field photos in the off-season and other events on hosted on your field. All STMA Field of the Year Awards application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2008. Make sure to send in separate applications for each category and/or level for which you are applying! Click here to access the STMA Field of the Year Application. If you have questions about the new category or the STMA Field of the Year program, contact Patrick Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.