35th Annual Conference and Trade Show

Join us for the 35th Annual NCTGA Conference and Trade Show from February 25th-27th, 2020 
Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND. 

Conference Pricing
*Conference pricing remains unchanged from last year and includes your 2020 NCTGA membership dues 

 Regular registration
Individual 3-day registration: $350
Individual 1-day registration: $250
Student 3-day registration: $50
 Vendor registration
Vendor 3-day registration: $350
Vendor 1-day registration: $250
Vendor booth add on: $200

 Food and Beverage Sponsorship
- Coffee break sponsor ($175.00)
- Social sponsor ($275.00)
- Lunch sponsor ($375.00)
 Speaker Sponsorship
- Bronze ($200.00)
- Silver ($300.00)
- Gold ($400.00)
- Platinum ($500.00)

Schedule at a Glance
Tuesday, February 25th
11:00am - 12:00pm: Registration and Networking
12:00pm - 12:30pm: Opening Remarks
12:30pm - 1:00pm: North Dakota BMP Initiative (Garrett Schultz, Steve Randall)
1:00pm - 2:00pm: A Decade at Target Field (Larry Divito, MN Twins)
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Purchasing New Products and Technologies (Dr. Aaron Patton, Purdue)
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Bully Pulpit Restoration and Renovation Project (Kyle Fick)
4:00pm - 8:00pm: Trade Show/Social

Wednesday, February 26th
7:00am - 7:30am: Registration and Networking
7:30am - 9:00am: Golf Course Renovation Panel (moderator: Matt Cavanaugh, Rush Creek)
7:30am - 9:00am: Why Your Crabgrass Control Program Isn’t Working (Dr. Aaron Patton, Purdue)
9:00am - 11:30am: Trade Show
11:30am - 12:15pm: NCTGA Annual Meeting
12:15pm - 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Tee it Forward and 36 Years of Turf Tips (Larry Gilhuly, retired USGA)
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Turfgrass Breeding and Variety Selection for Lawns/Sports (Dr. Eric Watkins, UMN)
3:00pm - 5:00pm: Golf Course Operational Organization and Staffing (Roger Stewart, retired TPC)
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Tree Selection, Planting, and Maintenance (Sam DeMarais, Fargo Parks)
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Soil and Fertility Management for Lawns (Dr. Kristina Walker, UMN-Crookston)

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Social/Silent Auction/Raffle

Thursday, February 27th
7:00am - 7:30am: Registration and Networking
7:30am - 9:00am: Vendor Seminars- New Product Updates
9:00am - 11:30am: The Five Levels of Leadership (Steve Keating, Lead Today)
12:00pm - 3:00pm: NCTGA Board Meeting

This years event will be held at the
Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103

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