Our Turf Managers maintain sports fields for all levels of competition in a wide variety of sports. For as little as $40 per year you can learn, share, and support over 200 local industry professionals! Membership dues are paid annually and run on a calendar year basis.

    Benefits of MembershiP

    Education: Attend educational seminars and field days directly related to your profession. Access to local resources along with relevant learning opportunities and content at your disposal.

    Networking: Access to local industry professionals via. Online access to the MASTMA member directory page.

    Career Development: Exposure to influential and senior professionals to include an organized mentoring program for aspiring young turf managers.

    Exposure: Local access to the STMA national discussion points, resources, and education including a free subscription to the monthly publication of STMA’s SportsTurf magazine.

    Relevancy: A professional, educational organization that is truly managed by the professionals for the professionals with commercial support and resources.

    Reach: A commitment to a minimum of four (4) education sessions annually along with quarterly mixers that consider all regional geographical challenges to include but not limited to DE, DC, Baltimore MD, Western MD, and Eastern Shore MD

    Fun: Need we say more!

    Membership Types & Fees

    There are four (4) membership types and eleven (11) distinct membership classifications. 

    1. Sports Turf Manager - $40.00

    • Public/Private School

    • Parks & Recreation

    • College/University

    • Professional Sports Facility

    • Assistant Grounds Manager/Field Crew (non-voting)

    2. Commercial Member - $75.00

    • Commercial (non-voting)

    3. Associate Member - $40.00

    • Education/Extension (non-voting)

    • Affiliate (non-voting)

    4. Other – Complimentary Membership (pre-qualification required)

    • Student (non-voting)

    • Retired (non-voting)

    • Honorary (non-voting)

    Not sure what classification is appropriate for you?  Refer to our chapter bylaws, Section 2.2 Membership Classes, for further definition of each or contact your membership committee chairperson at [email protected]