SFMA Innovative Award submissions due Oct 15

As a sign of appreciation and acknowledgement, SFMA’s Innovative Awards Task Group developed a program to recognize SFMA commercial member companies that improves the sports turf management profession. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to showcase your ideas!

What is it: The Innovative Awards Program recognizes those commercial company members that have developed a product, service, equipment or technology that substantially enhances the effectiveness of the Sports Turf Manager. The innovation could also make the playing surfaces safer and more playable for the athletes.


  • Must be a Commercial Member and exhibiting at the upcoming SFMA Annual Conference and Exhibition
  • Allowed to submit one entry annually
  • Company must display the innovation in its booth
  • Have introduced innovation for sale within a two-year period
  • Is either a brand-new product OR is a material improvement to a product that benefits a sports turf manager

Award: The winner(s) will be announced prior to the SFMA Conference. Winner(s) will be able to use the special innovative award logo in their promotion of the winning product, service, technology or equipment and will receive an award to display. SFMA will publicize the winners through its communication vehicles, SFMA press releases, signage and promotion at the conference and with special recognition during the Annual Awards Banquet.

How to apply:

Click here to download the Innovative Awards Form. Submittals must be received electronically by October 15.