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Evolution of a Logo

Friday, July 11, 2014


2014 Summer Field Day Recap

Wednesday, July 09, 2014


2014 Summer Field Day

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Join us for our Summer Field Day at Columbus Crew Stadium on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. The registration fee, which includes lunch and a game ticket for the Columbus Crew vs. Real Salt Lake, is $45 for members and $80 for non-members (this fee also includes an OSTMA membership for 2014).   Register online today or download a flyer here! More...


Career Opportunity - Centerville-Washington Park District

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Seasonal Employment Opportunities: The Park District is now accepting applications for 2014 seasonal positions. More...


Career Opportunity - University of Akron

Friday, February 14, 2014

The University of Akron is currently seeking a Grounds Superintendent with the priority responsibility of athletic playing fields. In addition to Baseball, Softball and Track and Field Maintenance, it also includes care of a world class soccer stadium game field.  More...


OSU 17th Annual Sports Field Short Course

Monday, January 06, 2014

OSU's 17th Annual Sports Field Short Course will be held February 20 & 21, 2014, at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio  43210.  The course is held in conjunction with the OSU/OTF Golf Tee-Off. More...


2014 Membership

Monday, January 06, 2014

 Renew your membership or join OSTMA for 2014 here! More...


Scholarship & Award Opportunities

Monday, September 30, 2013

Scholarship & Award Opportunities

Educational Scholarship - This program is designed for a student that is pursuing a degree with a focus in the area of Turfgrass Management.  Education of students pursuing a career in this profession is one thing the OSTMA is proud to promote.  A specially appointed scholarship committee through the OSTMA Board of Directors will evaluate each application and the winner(s) will receive the scholarship at the OSTMA Annual Meeting in December.  For more information and a scholarship application, click here

Field of the Year - Each year the Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association and Profile Products recognize the hard work and dedication of an individual and organization for their persistence in maintaining safe and aesthetically pleasing playing surfaces.  The award recipient is given a plaque recognizing the facility, Field of the Year apparel for crew and a one year membership to OSTMA for the head manager.  The award is presented at the annual OSTMA meeting/dinner during the OTF annual conference in Columbus.  Past Recipients Include:  2012 - Schoolhouse Park Football Field, Centerville-Washington Park District; 2011 - Beavers Field, Fairfield County Baseball Complex;   2010 -  Northwestern High School Football Field; 2009 - Gersey Field, Ottawa Hills Schools; 2008 – Centennial Park/Englewood Little League; 2007 – Cats Stadium/Sylvania City Schools; 2006 – Fifth Third Field/Toledo MudHens; and 2005 – Perry Stadium/Bowling Green State University.  To nominate a field, email the field manager's contact information, a brief description of why the field is being nominated, and a few pictures of the field.  The facility manager does not need to be an OSTMA member to receive the award.

The deadline for both award applications is October 15, 2013.


Get involved with the Ohio STMA!

Your membership and iinvolvement in the Ohio STMA benefits the SportsTurf Industry as well as the other contributing members to the organization. As a member, you will receive a preferred rate on field day registrations, have an opportunity to network and exchange ideas, skills, and experience with your peers, and be linked as a chapter of the SportsTurf Managers Association. For more information on what it means to be and OSTMA Member, click here.

Scholarship Program

The Educational Scholarship Program is designed for an OSTMA member that is pursuing a degree with a focus in the area of Turfgrass Management. Education of students pursuing a career in this profession is one thing the OSTMA is proud to promote. Click here to learn more about the OSTMA Scholarship Program.


OSTMA provides our membership with a state-wide resource for information about our industry. We like to refer to this as T.R.E.N.D.S.: Training, Research, Education, Networking, Development, and Services. Click here to learn more about what T.R.E.N.D.S. stands for and what you will receive as an OSTMA Member.