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Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association

FIELD OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sponsored by Turfco Manufacturing


and the
Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association

TURFCO / MPSTMA
2016 Field of the Year

 
The MPSTMA Field of the Year panel awarded CHS Field the 2016 MPSTMA Field of the Year sponsored by Turfco Manufacturing. Greg Brodd, representing Turfco Mfg. told CHS Field head sports turf manager Nick Baker that his "facility and the work you do on the filed exemplifies the type of product all in our industry work and strive to achieve. Congratulations to you and your staff. This is the 7th year Turfco has presented this award to a member of the MPSTMA, and every year we get to highlight a facility that provides the best playing conditions for athletes in our state. Thank you for your dedication and supporting our organization." Baker and his staff were formally awarded the FOY at the 2017 Northern Green on Jan. 10 and again in front of MPSTMA members who attended the 2017 Annual Meeting on Jan. 12.



PRINTABLE ENTRY FORM - FOY

2017 ENTRY FORM   
Please fill in the information requested in the form below. 
The entry form must include the following: Minimum of five
(5) and maximum of fifteen (15) 5" x 7" color photos of field
and maintenance procedures, a brief description of the field,
an entry form.

CRITERIA:

 > Located in the state of Minnesota.

> Resourcefulness of staff, budget, maintenance practices, challenges in the management of the athletic field.

> Condition and aesthetics of the athletic field.

> Number and type of games and/or events.

> Previous recipients may re-apply if all requirements/applications are met.

 

School, park district or agency owning this field

  Street address

City State Zip

Field category entered

Name of field/complex

Age of field

Annual field maintenance budget

Name of person responsible for maintaining this field

Phone number

Number of staff employed to maintain field:

Full Time Seasonal Overall staff number

How many acres of athletic field do you maintain?
Total overall acres:

What type of irrigation: Automatic Manual Both None

Does your field have sports lighting? Yes No

Type of equipment used to maintain your field:

Type of maintenance program you employ (fertilization, aeration, topdressing, seeding, etc.):

How many months or days of the year is your field used? months and/or days

Number of games played on your field or throughout your facility:

What type of events are held on your field? Number of events:

What special maintenance challenges have you encountered?

Why do you think your field is one of the best?

I certify that the information on this form and in the accompanying
entry is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that no material will be
returned to me and may be used, if I win an award for publication in the MPSTMA Newsletter.

Checking this box signifies electronic signature of entrant.

Date

Send completed entries and photos to:
MPSTMA Awards Committee
P.O. Box 617
Wayzata, MN 55391

Note: If filling in the on-line form above,
please e-mail photos to: jeff.turtinen@mpstma.org

Entry Deadline:  October 15, 2016

 























 


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MISSION STATEMENT

The Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association serves the entire Minnesota Park and Sports Turf industry.
The mission of the MPSTMA is to encourage the collection and dissemination of scientific, educational and applied
knowledge through association with those persons engaged in, and who are concerned with, the construction,
maintenance and use of park and sports turf areas for high quality and safe playing conditions.


Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association
P. O. Box 617, Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: 952-473-3722

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