May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Skin cancer is America’s most common cancer, but it is also one of the most preventable.

Skin Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to spread awareness about the dangers of unprotected sun exposure and to encourage people to check their skin for warning signs.

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Environmental Facility Certification

Document the environmental stewardship of your facility by getting certified! 

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Association News

Elevate Your Professional Status: Become a Certified Sports Field Manager

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

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Now is the Time to Prep for a Field of the Year!

The application to submit to SFMA’s premier program, Field of the

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Plan to Apply for a SAFE Scholarship or Grant this Year!

The SAFE scholarships and grants programs will open for applications in

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Introducing our new Education Manager, Jennifer McLendon

Jennifer’s Bio: Jennifer McLendon is the new Education Manager for the Sports

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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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