36th Annual Conference and Trade Show

Join us for the 36th Annual NCTGA Conference and Trade Show from February 22th-25th, 2021 
Virtual Conference Presented via Zoom

Conference Pricing
*Conference pricing includes your 2021 NCTGA membership dues 

 Regular registration

Individual registration + membership: $150

Student registration + membership: $50 

Regular membership only: $90


Vendor Sponsorship and Registration 

Platinum Sponsorship: $1,200

Gold Sponsorship: $800 

Silver Sponsorship: $500

Bronze Sponsorship: $250 

Virtual Conference only: $150

Membership only: $90 


Schedule at a Glance

Monday, February 22nd
9:00am - 9:15am: Opening Remarks (Cammi Campbell, Sam Bauer)  
9:15am - 9:45am: North Dakota BMP Program (Garrett Schultz, Steve Randall) 
9:45am - 11:00am: Soil Physical Properties and Their Impact on Turf Management (Dr. Deying Li, NDSU)
11:00am - noon: BREAK 
noon - 1:00pm: Zebra Mussel Biology and Management (Megan Weber, UMN Extension) 
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Emerald Ash Borer Biology and Management (Dr. John Ball, SDSU) 

Tuesday, February 23rd
9:00am - 10:00am: Allianz Field (Ryan Moy, Head Groundskeeper) 
10:00am - 11:00am: The Brad and Butter of Sports Field Maintenance (Brad Garrison and Chris "Butter" Ball, Profile Products) 
11:00am - noon: BREAK
12:00pm - 1:00pm: A Guide to Artificial Turf Maintenance- Get the Most Out of Your Field (Tyler Fitzsimons, FieldTurf) 
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Reel Science (Kurt TeWinkel, Foley United) 

Wednesday, February 24th
9:00am - 11:00am: Emotional Intelligence (Kit Welchlin, Welchlin Communication Strategies) 
11:00am - noon: BREAK
noon - 1:00pm: The Modernized Forecast Process and Why it Matters to You (Thomas Grafenauer and Chauncy Schultz, NWS) 
1:00pm - 2:00pm: NCTGA Annual Meeting

Thursday, February 25th
9:00am - 10:00am: The Mathematics and Art of Tank Mixing (Ben Pease, Iowa State) 

10:00am - 11:00am: Compost Use in Turf Establishment/Renovation (Ben Pease, Iowa State) 

11:00am - noon: BREAK
noon - 1:00pm: Work is Hard: Why Not Have Some Fun (Matt Cavanaugh, Rush Creek)     
1:00pm - 3:00pm: NCTGA Board Meeting

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