Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award
Established in 2020, this award enhances the long-standing and proud tradition of the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association recognising the leading Turf Management teams in Australia.
The Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award is designed to highlight teams who have delivered exceptional performances, and contributed outstanding management, operations and presentation at a sporting facility.
Open to turf management teams at all sport and recreation facilities will acknowledge and recognise the outstanding achievements of teams in the management/maintenance of a natural turf sport and recreation facility, including (but not limited to) Stadiums, Recreational Reserves, Golf Courses, School Grounds/Education Sporting facilities, Council Sportsfields and Parks, Racetracks, Bowling Greens or Tennis Courts
The award values the importance of working as a team to manage facilities, advance environmental and sustainable turf management practices, deliver outstanding results and promote the profession of Sports Turf Management. With sports and recreation facilities facing a variety of increased challenges, this Award will acknowledge and reward a team of turf professionals that have excelled in the profession of sports turf management, gone over and above in the management and presentation of the facility for community use, improvement works, local, state, national and international events, undertaken significant redevelopment works, reconstruction project or contributed significant advancements in sports turf management practices within the last 2 year period.
The winning team of the Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award will be announced at the National Sports Turf Awards event in June at the Turf Conference.
The winning team will be presented with a trophy, certificate and awarded a training and development fund of $5,000 that may be used by the team/facility toward further education, training, team building event, team function or Australian Sports Turf Managers Association approved study activities.
The Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award is open to Sports Turf Management teams at any turf sport and recreation facility
Nominees will be judged against their ability to demonstrate:
Nominations for the Sports Turf Management Team of the Year Award will be accepted until the 30th April each year, and must be submitted via the form below.