Innovation Awards

Attention commercial companies, we are now taking submissions for the 2024 Innovation Awards.

Field of the Year Awards

Be recognized for your work on your natural grass sports fields through the annual Field of the Year program.

Click here to learn more about the SFMA awards program.

Association News

SFMA Student Challenge

Start preparing for the 2024 SFMA Student Challenge. The Student Challenge

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Send us Your Staff and Field Photos!

We are planning a “Year in Review” video at the 2024

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Founders Award Nominations are Open

Do you know a deserving member who embodies the characteristics of

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Be recognized for your field expertise! The application to submit to SFMA’s

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What SFMA Offers

Industry Best Practices

SFMA offers continuing education and information to help sports field managers prepare beautiful and safe field surfaces. These educational resources are created in a variety of formats including educational bulletins, podcasts, webinars, videos, DVDs and in-person conference presentations.

You’ll learn from leading academics, practitioners and commercial innovators.

Member Benefits

When you become a member of SFMA you immediately join an influential network of peers who are willing to share information and best practices. Networking is often cited as the number one reason why sports field managers join the association.

The resources you have immediate access to can help you enhance your value to your employer and prepare you to take the next step in your career.


Core to SFMA’s mission is the safety of athletes of all ages and abilities, from pee wee to professional. SFMA practitioner members implement best practices in field maintenance to ensure safe playing surfaces and minimize the risk of injuries.

We are committed to being environmental stewards, promoting practices that protect the environment and address concerns related to synthetic turf, fertilizers, weed/pest control chemicals, and water usage. By employing scientifically sound maintenance techniques, our members uphold the well-being of athletes, while also demonstrating our dedication to preserving the environment.

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SportsField Management Magazine Special Editions

For the latest resources on how to manage your sports field recovery click here.