Sports Turf Managers Association Turf Bowl - Thursday, Jan 24, 2:00 - 4:30 PM, Pheonix, AZ
GCSAA/Golf Industry Show Turf Bowl - Thursday, Feb.7, 8:00 – 11:30 AM, San Diego, CA
Every year at the STMA and GCSAA Education Conference/Golf Industry Show, teams of college students participate in the Collegiate Turf Bowl. The competition consists of a written exam, developed by superintendents, and a written essay. The exam focuses on all facets of the profession. The written essay is based on a business/financial case-study scenario. Each team submits one exam and essay, which is then graded by superintendents.
The competition is limited to current college students and recent December graduates who have not begun permanent, full-time jobs on golf courses. Students will participate in teams of up to four individuals; teams are determined by the students and their advisors in advance. Graduate students are not eligible to participate.
For the Sports Turf Managers Assocation Turf Bowl registartion is done via the internet pior to the conferernce.
For the GCSAA/Golf Industry Show students should register for the Turf Bowl when they register for the conference and show.