Invest in your Future: Join SFMA Today.

The Sports Field Management Association (SFMA) is the recognized leader in championing the sports field industry and its professionals. SFMA members combine the science of growing turf grasses and the art of maintaining fields to produce safe and aesthetically pleasing playing surfaces.

Membership Categories

SFMA has specific membership categories for every professional in the sports field management industry. Click on the button for more information and to sign up.

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The three most important reasons for you to join SFMA:

1. Job security
Take advantage of SFMA’s programs and services, and you proactively enhance your value to your employer.

2. Career success
The knowledge, skills and abilities you gain by accessing SFMA’s education and information can help you to prepare to take that next step in your career.

3. Recognition of your professionalism
In addition to the individual recognition you receive because of your good work, SFMA’s advocacy with groups such as athletic directors, parks and recreation directors, coaches, and parents enhances the image of the entire profession.

The top 3 benefits you receive as an SFMA member:

  • A network of peers who are willing to share their best practices.
  • Opportunities for education to help you do your job better.
  • Quick access to information and resources to help you save time.

The Benefits of Membership

With your membership, you’ll receive:

  • A monthly electronic newsletter that communicates association and industry information.
  • Access to the Member’s Only section of sportsfieldmanagment.org, which has a real-time membership directory and hundreds of technical educational resources that are specific to sports field management.
  • Access to Michigan State’s Turfgrass Information File, the green industry’s greatest resource for up-to-date technical information, a $100 value.
  • Ability to enter your field in the nationally recognized Field of the Year Awards Program.
  • Opportunity to become a Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) to showcase your professionalism and to have your facility certified as Environmentally Responsible.
  • Significant savings on registration to SFMA’s annual and regional conferences, and discounts to other organization’s education.
  • Opportunity to participate in volunteer leadership positions.
  • Opportunity to join one of SFMA’s affiliated chapters for a strong local network. (Each chapter sets its own local dues.)
  • Purchase SFMA branded apparel.
  • SportsField Magazine each month, a $40 value.
  • The ability to apply for scholarships (students only).
  • Discount on advertising in SportsField Magazine and discounted exhibitor booth at the annual conference (commercial members only). For full list of commercial membership benefits, click here.