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Upcoming events

    • February 20, 2023
    • February 22, 2023
    • Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center


    • September 01, 2023

    One of the most prestigious and highest recognitions bestowed on a Tennessee turfgrass professional by the Tennessee Turfgrass Association is the Tom Samples Professional of the Year Award. Each year TTA members are given the opportunity to nominate those who they feel have made contributions to the turfgrass industry.

    Criteria for Consideration

    1. Information on this form will be the sole basis for judging and all data contained on the form itself will be considered.
    2. Nominees should be an active and in good standing member of the Tennessee Turfgrass Association.
    3. All nominations will be reviewed by the awards committee, which will make a recommendation for approval by the TTA board of directors.
    4. All nominations should reach the association office no later than October 1.                

    To nominate someone for this award, click here

    • September 01, 2023

    The Tennessee Turfgrass Association (TTA) recognizes that golf course superintendents  make personal and professional contributions to our industry and to the organization they serve. Therefore, the TTA would like to distinguish golf courses across the state with the Golf Course of the Year Award. Through these awards we are able to further one main element of our mission which is to gain acknowledgement for the professionalism of our members. 

    To nominate someone for this award, click here

    • September 01, 2023
    The Tennessee Turfgrass Association (TTA) recognizes that sports field managers make personal and professional contributions to our industry and to the organization you serve. Therefore, the TTA would like to distinguish fields across the state with the Sports Fields of the Year Award. Through these awards we are able to further one main element of our mission which is to gain acknowledgement for the professionalism of our members. 


    To nominate someone for this award, click here

    • September 01, 2023
    The Tennessee Turfgrass Association (TTA) would like to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals, organizations, businesses, educational institutions, and agencies for successful projects or activities designed to improve the environment through wildlife habitat preservation, water and resource conservation and reduction, and educational outreach. Through our Environmental Stewardship Award, we can create greater knowledge and awareness of environmental and conservation practices and projects by members of TTA which have demonstrated outstanding contributions to environmental protection and improvement. 

    To nominate someone for this award, click here

    • October 01, 2023

    The Tennessee Turfgrass Association Legacy Scholarship offers financial aid to children or grandchildren of active TTA members in good standing. Scholarship applicants are not required to be pursuing education in a turfgrass related field to be eligible for the TTA Legacy Scholarship. The scholarship is funded and administered by the TTA and is $2000.

    To apply for this scholarship, click here

    • October 01, 2023
    The Ernest Hardison Memorial Scholarship offers financial aid to students interested in pursuing a career in turf management. The scholarship is funded and administered by the TTA. The Scholarship and Awards Committee will review all applications and select the scholarship recipient. All decisions of the committee will be final. This scholarship will be awarded at the TTA annual conference and a check will be made payable to the recipient in the amount of $2000.


    To apply for this scholarship, click here

    • January 08, 2024
    • January 10, 2024
    • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro TN
    Register


    58th Annual Conference & Tradeshow
    January 8 - 10, 2024
    Embassy Suites
    1200 Conference Center Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129

    The deadline for early registration is Wednesday, November 1, 2023. After November 1, registration fees wil increase $50 per registrant. You are encouraged to register early!

    Since 1965, the Tennessee Turfgrass Association has held strong to its core mission: To promote the turfgrass industry through education, scholarship and research. We invite you to join us at this year’s conference and trade show at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro. This year’s conference features an excellent education program and an expanded tradeshow floor, plus our annual awards recognitions with keynote speaker Rodney Smith Jr! This is a conference you will not want to miss! 

    Registration
    Registration available online by clicking the links. Everyone is encouraged to register early to take advantage of the discounted registration rates. 

    Hotel Reservations
    The TTA has reserved a block of room at The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro until December 1, 2023. After December 1, reservations will be subject to availability and regular rates. The TTA rate is $172. Please call (615) 890-4464 to make your room reservation and reference The Tennessee Turfgrass Association group code TTG.  To book your reservation online, click here

    Location
    The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro is located at 1200 Conference Center Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. From I-24 East or West take exit 76 Medical Center Parkway. Head north on Medical Center Parkway, hotel is located on the right. It is located 29 miles (35 minutes) from the Nashville airport (BNA). You may reach the hotel by calling 615-890-4464. 

    Pesticide Points
    Applications for pesticide points will be submitted to Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and Mississippi. 

    GCSAA Continuing Education
    This program will be submitted for GCSAA continuing education.

    Cancellation Policy
    All cancellations and substitutions must be received in writing. They may be emailed to info@ttaonline.org. Full refunds will be made if written notice of cancellation is received on or before December 1, 2023. After December 1, 2023, and prior to December 23, 2023 one half of the per person fee will be refunded. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after December 23, 2023.  The association has to provide all food guarantees to the hotel on December 23 and is no longer able to lower those numbers. 

    Substitutions are always welcome.

    More Information
    For more information, call The Association office at 615-928-7001, email info@ttaonline.org.

    • January 08, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro TN
    Register

    Tennessee Turfgrass Association Conference Pesticide Session
    Monday, January 8, 2024
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Embassy Suites
    1200 Conference Center Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129

    You must pre-registration for this class no later than December 1, 2023. You cannot register for this the day of the program.

    Learn all you need for the Category 3 exam required to be a certified applicator in TN. At the end of the session, all individuals have the opportunity to take the exam. 

    Registration Fees

    The registration fees for this session are $195. These fees include instruction, materials, lunch and the exam.


    Registration

    Please complete the registration form and return it along with a check for all fees payable to The Tennessee Turfgrass Association. You can also pay online.  You must pre-register for this session no later than December 1. 

    Hotel Reservations
    The TTA has reserved a block of room at The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro until December 1, 2023. After December 1, reservations will be subject to availability and regular rates. The TTA rate is $172. Please call (615) 890-4464 to make your room reservation and reference The Tennessee Turfgrass Association group code TTG. Click here to make your reservations online.

    Location
    The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro is located at 1200 Conference Center Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. From I-24 East or West take exit 76 Medical Center Parkway. Head north on Medical Center Parkway, hotel is located on the right. It is located 29 miles (35 minutes) from the Nashville airport (BNA). You may reach the hotel by calling 615-890-4464. 

    More Information
    For more information, call The Association office at 615-928-7001, email info@ttaonline.org.

    • January 09, 2024
    • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro
    Register
    58th Annual Tradeshow
    Tuesday, January 9, 2024
    Embassy Suites
    1200 Conference Center Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129

    Tradeshow Schedule at a Glance

     Tuesday, January 9, 2024    
     8 AM - 11:30 AM  Booth Set-up   
     12 - 1 PM Lunch in the Tradeshow   
     12 - 4 PM Tradeshow Open   


    Hotel Reservations
    The TTA has reserved a block of room at The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro until December 1, 2023. After December 1, reservations will be subject to availability and regular rates. The TTA rate is $172. Please call (615) 890-4464 to make your room reservation and reference The Tennessee Turfgrass Association group code TTG.  To book your reservation online, click here

    Location
    The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro is located at 1200 Conference Center Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. From I-24 East or West take exit 76 Medical Center Parkway. Head north on Medical Center Parkway, hotel is located on the right. It is located 29 miles (35 minutes) from the Nashville airport (BNA). You may reach the hotel by calling 615-890-4464. 

    Cancellation Policy
    All cancellations and substitutions must be received in writing. They may be emailed to info@ttaonline.org. Full refunds will be made if written notice of cancellation is received on or before December 1, 2023. After December 1, 2023, and prior to December 23, 2023 one half of the per person fee will be refunded. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after December 23, 2023.  The association has to provide all food guarantees to the hotel on December 23 and is no longer able to lower those numbers.


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