The North and South Carolina chapters of the Sports Turf Managers Association will host the 3rd annual NC/SC STMA conference and trade show from November 14-16, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, SC.
North and South Carolina STMA Conference Nov. 14–16, Myrtle Beach, SC
The North and South Carolina chapters of the Sports Turf Managers Association will host the third annual NC/SC STMA conference and trade show, an education, networking, community service and golf event, from November 14-16, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Registration is open to all sports field managers and crew members. Registration fees, a calendar of events, information about speakers, and details on accommodations can be found online at www.SCSTMA.org or www.NCSPORTSTURF.org . Lodging information on the conference hotel, the Caravelle Resort, 6900 North Ocean Boulevard, is available at www.thecaravelle.com or (800) 796-8238. The three-day event will offer field maintenance training, Economic Challenges, Pesticide Exposure, sprayer calibration, the Carolinas GCSA trade show and STMA educational sessions featuring presentations by Dr. Bert McCarty from Clemson, Dr. Grady Miller from NC State University, Michael Goatley from Virginia Tech, and Jeff Fowler of Penn State at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. A golf tournament at The Valley at East Port Golf Club is optional, with a separate fee. The Certified Sports Field Manager exam is offered for those prequalified through the STMA.
For further information contact Bruce Suddeth, director of Landscape Services at the University of South Carolina Upstate and past-president of the SCSTMA at 864-503-5514, firstname.lastname@example.org or Tommy Walston, Sports Turf Manager at East Carolina University and past President of NCSTMA, 252-737-2262 or email@example.com.