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Sports Turf Managers Association


Mo-Kan STMA Spring Event

  • 04/18/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wyandotte Sporting Fields and Sporting KC (Childrens Mercy Park)


  • Individual that offers sales or services. Examples include sales rep, consultants, equipment vendors, contractors, etc. Companies with multiple members must register individually
  • Individual not associated with sales or contractor services. Examples include sports turf managers, athletic directors, coaches, municipalities, parks/recreation departments, schools, etc. Organizations with multiple members must register individually

Registration is closed

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Sporting KC Spring Event Outline and Topics

April 18th, 2019

“Snow, Pro Soccer and Growing Bermuda in February”

1st stop meeting point is Wyandotte Sporting Fields 1500 North 90th Street Kansas City Kansas 66112. Please park and meet south side of fields.

Topics for Wyandotte Sporting Fields 8-10 AM

  1. Cool season (4 fields)
  2.  Growing Fescue on Native Soils
  3. Different types of Aerification (Ryan L.) RTP
  4. Compaction testing/ testing compaction before and after Aerification. (Turf Diagnostics)
  5. Seeding during spring play/ recovering from a long harsh winter.
  6.  Synthetic (8 Fields)
  7.  Compaction testing. How often should we test and how to remedy unsafe fields.
  8. Maintenance Practices
  9. Issues

 30 Minute Break 10:00-10:30 (Drive to Sporting Park) Park at Closed down Lone Star Steakhouse Northeast of Stadium. 1501 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111. Search for “Lonestar steakhouse” will come up in Google Maps not Apple Maps.

Sporting Park tour and lunch

  1. Playing Surface
  2. Turf Type/Height of cut
  3. Synthetic Aprons
  4. Grow Lights/Snow Blankets/SubAir
  5. New sub surface heating system and “Growing Bermuda in February”
  6. Lunch 12 PM inside Sporting Park (Optional for members after to lunch to tour new practice facility) 1913 Pinnacle Way Kansas City Kansas 66112


Attend all three events this year for a chance to win a prize involving trip to National STMA.

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