SFMA Awards Program Overview
The Sports Field Management Association (SFMA) recognizes that you make personal and professional contributions to our industry and to the organization you serve. Therefore, the SFMA distinguishes fields from around the country with the Field of the Year Program. Through our Field of the Year Program we are able to further one main element of our mission: to advance professionalism in sports field management and safety through awareness programs....
This year, based on the results of the judging, the following awards may be presented at the SFMA Annual Awards Banquet, Thursday, January 25, 2024, in Daytona Beach, Florida.
SFMA Baseball Field of the Year in the Schools and Parks, College and University, and Professional Categories
SFMA Softball Field of the Year in the Schools and Parks, College and University Categories
SFMA Football Field of the Year in the Schools and Parks, College and University, and Professional Categories
SFMA Soccer Field of the Year in the Schools and Parks, College and University, and Professional Categories
SFMA Sporting Grounds (non-traditional sports-not dual sport field usage) of the Year in the Schools and Parks, College and University, and Professional Categories
In addition to being featured in SportsField Management Magazine, winning fields will also receive:
A plaque recognizing the field and the Sports Field Manager
Complimentary registration to the SFMA Conference
Three nights of lodging, excluding incidentals, at the SFMA Conference
SFMA signature apparel for the winning sports field manager and their crew
All entry materials must be submitted according to the procedures outlined in this document. The awards committee will independently judge the entries. Winners will be notified in November. If you submit for the Field of the Year, please do not pay for and send in a conference registration fee before you are notified.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 15. (If Oct. 15 falls on a weekend, submittals are due the first business day following the weekend).
Questions? Contact SFMA Headquarters: Phone: 800.323.3875 or 785-843-2549, Fax: 785.843.2977, Email: SFMAInfo@SportsFieldManagement.org