STMA re-signed a partnership agreement with Minor League Baseball to be a co-sponsor the MiLB Sports Turf Manager of the Year Awards. This agreement for 2011 through 2013 is an extension of a previous 3-year agreement.
As a co-sponsor of these awards, STMA presents to the winners in the AAA, AA, A and short season or rookie classifications during the annual baseball winter meetings awards luncheon. Winners are also recognized during the STMA annual awards banquet held in conjunction with the annual conference and exhibition. In addition to presenting the awards, the partnership provides STMA with year around recognition from MiLB and promotes STMA and the importance of having an STMA member taking care of the baseball fields to its team owners and general managers.