Sports Field Management - January, 2013

FEATURES

STMA Conference & Exhibition Preview

Daytona Beach, Fla., January 15-19, 2013

Trade Show Hours

Thursday, January 17
1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, January 18
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The 24th Annual STMA Conference & Exhibition will feature dozens of educational sessions/workshops, hours of networking opportunities, receptions, awards banquets, raffles and, of course, exhibitors displaying all of the must-have equipment for 2013. Here's a sneak preview of what you can look forward to ... see you in Daytona Beach!

Schedule

Tuesday, January 15

6:30 a.m. - 7 a.m. Continental Breakfast

6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration Open at Hilton

7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Full-day Seminar On Wheels

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. SAFE Golf Tournament

1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Half-day Seminar On Wheels

2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Academy 400-level education, certificate of completion

3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. STMA Certification Exam

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Chapter Officer Training

Wednesday, January 16

7 a.m. - 7:55 a.m. Women's Forum Breakfast

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration Open at Ocean Center

8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Conference Education

1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. First Timers Reception

2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Education

5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Conference Networking Sessions

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Keynote Address: Ian Hill

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Welcome Reception and Casino Night

Thursday, January 17

6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Certification Breakfast

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration Open at Ocean Center

8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Conference Education

12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Annual Meeting and Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. STMA Ehxhibition

2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Committee meeting on the trade show floor

Friday, January 18

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Past President's Breakfast

7 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registration Open at Ocean Center

8 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Conference Education

8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Student Challenge

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Commercial Member Meeting

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. STMA Exhibition

1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Closing General Session

2:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. Academy 400-level education, certificate of completion

6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. STMA Reception, Live Auction and Awards Banquet

Saturday, January 19

8 a.m. - 12 p.m. STMA Certification Exam

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. ASBA Certification Exam

Aer-Flo

Manufactures sports field covers, track protectors, sideline turf protectors, windscreens, wall pads and sports netting, with multicolored imprinting on all products.

www.aerflo.com

Aerway

AerWay manufactures aeration equipment to roll, vent, pull cores, relieve compaction and dethatch golf and sports turf.

www.aerway.net

Bannerman

The Bannerman Mini-Topper B-MTD topdresser has a wheel- driven spreading drum, a spreading width of 24 inches and adjustable front and rear brushes to control the flow rate.

www.sportsturfmagic.com

Beacon Athletics

The Beacon Tarp Cart is designed to transport and store up to four area tarps and field weights. Heavy-duty, powder coated with steel construction and pneumatic turf tires.

www.beaconathletics.com

Buffalo Turbine

Cyclone Squared dual-turbine debris blower has independent, 360-degree, wireless nozzle control and increased air volume for increased performance.

www.buffaloturbine.com

Campey

Will be exhibiting the new Koro by Imants Field Top Maker, the Koro FTM 1200 with UNIVERSE Rotor and the Koro FTM 2000 with TERRAPLANE Rotor.

www.campeyturfcare.com

Covermaster, Inc.

Covermaster's MacLeod cover protects against the extremes of winter: rain, snow or extreme cold. The semi-automated system provides easy handling and fast installation.

www.covermaster.com

Dakota Peat

Dakota Peat will introduce the Speedresser, a high-volume spreader for heavy applications. Also on display, the 412 spinner topdresser.

www.dakotapeat.com

Diamond Pro

Offering a complete line of professional groundskeeping products; infield conditioners, calcined clays, mound and homeplate clays, clay bricks, marking dust and more.

www.diamondpro.com

Eco Chemical

TempLine Synthetic Turf Paint can be removed easily so the field can be repainted quickly. Temp- Line Natural Grass Paint Mix offers flexibility and quality control.

www.ecochemical.com

Game Time Sports Systems

The Louisville Slugger line of specialized products includes infield conditioners, three grades of infield mix, and mound and batter's box clay.

www.gametimesportssystems.com

Graco

The FieldLazer S90 is the world's first battery-powered, high-pressure field marker. Easy to use and clean and eco-friendly.

www.graco.com

Grigg Brothers

Research-driven solutions for sports turf managers, such as Proven Foliar technology and GreenSpec granular fertilizers, designed to increase turf vigor and wear tolerance.

www.griggbros.com

Harper Industries

Harper Industries' vacuums feature patented recirculating air technology that makes the process of cleaning leaves, aeration cores or grass clippings clean and quiet.

www.harperindustries.com

Laser-Grader

The Laser-Grader model 106-6WD is a laser-guided, precise finish grading machine offering accuracy, production capacity and versatility.

www.laser-grader.com

MAC Athletics

With the touch of a button, the MAC Machine can grade to the proper slope, roll the ground and finish the skinned infield with a broom in one pass.

www.macathletix.com

Newstripe

Newstripe will be introducing the NewRider 1700 High Pressure Airless athletic field paint machine with a 25-gallon tank, hydrostatic transaxle and airless pump.

www.newstripe.com

Peat, Inc.

The unique characteristics of reed sedge peat help with root establishment, as well as aiding in moisture and nutrient retention. Used by the Minnesota Twins.

www.peatinc.com

Pioneer Athletics

Pioneer Athletics makes paint designed specifically for natural grass and synthetic turf, including Brite Stripe and GameLine.

www.pioneerathletics.com

Pro's Choice

Pro's Choice infield conditioners and mound clays are carefully developed to improve playing fields, reduce maintenance, prevent rainouts and eliminate compaction.

www.proschoice1.com

Redexim

The Turf Stripper is a rugged, economical and efficient machine used to mow, level dethatch and renovate turf areas using a rotary action.

www.redexim.com

Seago

Offering the 26-inch-wide Olym- pic reel mower from Masport; the Rotarola, a 21-inch-wide rotary striping mower; and the BowDry water removal machine.

www.seagointernational.com

Southern Athletic Fields

SAF will be showcasing their new product, Game Changer, as well as infield mixes, Mar Mound Clay, SAF Trac, SAF Coat, MuleMix field conditioners and more.

www.safdirt.com

SportsEdge

Offering the Rotating Football Goal Post that can be used for football and soccer, as well as Powerhouse batting cages with a four-pole design.

www.sportsedge.com

TurfTime Equipment

TurfTime Equipment will exhibit the classic Thatch Master Verticutter with new 2013 product improvements. Each unit is custom-fitted to the buyer's preference.

www.turftimeeq.com

Wiedenmann

Wiedenmann will have the new Terra Clean 100 and Terra Clean 160M artificial turf sweepers on display, as well as a variety of groomers, brushes and more.

www.wiedenmannusa.com

Visit these companies at the show!

Company

Booth #

Aer-Flo, Inc. 823
AerWay 346
Bannerman 512
Beacon Athletics 609
Buffalo Turbine 642
Campey 343
Covermaster, Inc. 601
Dakota Peat 239
Diamond Pro 401
Eco Chemical, Inc. 839
Gametime Sports Systems 206
Graco 200
Grigg Bros. 709
Harper Industries 539
Laser-Grader Mfg. 101
MAC Athletics 643
Newstripe, Inc. 324
Peat, Inc. 828
Pioneer Athletics 301
Pro's Choice 522
Redexim North America 803
Seago Int'l 925
Southern Athletic Fields, Inc. 723
SportsEdge 545
SportsField Management 934
TurfTime Equipment 842
Wiedenmann N.A. 233