Upcoming Turf Workshops

We invite you to attend any of our workshops for athletic field maintenance training in Illinois. We also review other topics like caring for and handling sports field maintenance equipment.

ILSTMA Upcoming workshops 2020:  

ILSTMA Field Day will be coming this summer. 

The ILSTMA 2020 Winter Workshop/Annual Meeting was held February 19th at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL.  

ILSTMA Vendors and Members were treated to a great day of interesting topics by speakers with great expertise in the Sportsfields Industry and a chance to talk and ask questions of each other.

Thank you to all our speakers:

Brian Milam – Calcium Products                              Tim Van Loo – Director of Iowa State University  


Andrew Marking, CSFM  – Bush Turf        &            Jamie Mehringer – Advanced Turf Products 

Vendor & Member Interactions


A special thank you to our meal sponsors:


The ILSTMA 2019 Vendor & Education Field Day was held July 16th, on the beautiful campus of Northwestern University.



The ILSTMA just held its 2019 Vendor & Education Field Day on July 16th,  hosted on the beautiful campus of Northwestern University.  The program ran from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm with (6) 20 minute demonstrations for the members to see and participate in, as well as Vendor Booths visited.


A special thank you to our lunch time speakers. Jody Gill, CSFM and President of the STMA who spoke about the STMA and its programs and Zach Simons, Head Groundskeeper, Northwestern University who spoke about the arena, stadium and fields on both campuses.



The ILSTMA Winter Workshop/Annual meeting was held February 20, 2019 at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL.

Dr. Pam Sherrat – Ohio State University


Travis Stephen  – Park District of Oak Park


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