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Our Turf Managers maintain sports fields for all levels of competition and a wide variety of sports. Still, they come together for one purpose - to promote safer playing surfaces for all levels of play.

Please join the VSTMA. For as little as $45 per year you can learn, share, and support the nearly 200 members in Virginia.

Membership dues are paid annually, and follow the calendar year (Jan 1 to Dec 31). Applications received after August 31 will be members for the remainder of that year and the entire following year. 

Benefits of Membership

 

  • Attend "hands-on" educational seminars and field days directly related to our profession for free.
  • Network with fellow VSTMA members via the online membership roster
  • Receive our quarterly newsletter Sidelines as well as the National Sports Turf Magazine
  • View our local website, including members only areas, which provides valuable professional information

 

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIPS

Membership Classification: There are two (2) classifications of members: voting and non-voting.

Voting Members:

Category 1, Sports Field Professional: Persons engaged in the management and/or maintenance of sports fields, upon payment of dues and being accepted for membership, may become an active voting member in VSTMA and are eligible to hold elective office.

Category 2, Commercial: Persons engaged in a commercial enterprise providing services or products to the sports field industry, upon payment of dues and being accepted for membership, may become an active voting member in VSTMA and are eligible to hold elective office only as a Director, Secretary or Treasurer.

Non-Voting Members:

Category A, Associate: Any individual not directly involved in sports turf management who supports the objectives of VSTMA.

Category B, Student: Any full time student, upon payment of dues, verification of enrollment and being accepted for membership, may become a non-voting member of VSTMA.