38th Annual Conference and Trade Show

Join us for the 38th Annual NCTGA Conference $ Trade Show from February 28th - March 2nd, 2023 
Holiday Inn Fargo (3803 13th Ave S)- Hotel Blocks reserved under "NCTGA"

Conference Pricing

*Conference pricing includes your 2023 NCTGA membership dues 

Early Bird Deadline- February 17th. $50 increase after that date

 Regular registration

Individual 3-day + membership: $350

Individual 1-day + membership: $200

Student + membership: $50 

Regular membership only (not attending): $90

First time attendee (last 5 years) + membership: $250


Vendor Sponsorship and Registration 

Platinum Sponsorship: $2,500

Gold Sponsorship: $2,000

Silver Sponsorship: $1,000

Bronze Sponsorship: $500 

Vendor Attendance Only: $300

Membership only: $90 


Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, February 28th

8:00am - 3:00pm: Vendor Setup

11:00am - 12:00pm: Registration and Networking

12:00pm - 12:30pm: President’s Message (Cammi Campbell, Minot Parks)

12:30pm - 1:00pm: State of the Industry/First Green Program (Randy Robinson, GCSAA)

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Managing Nuisance Wildlife Around Your Turf and Landscape (Dr. John Loegering, UMN-Crookston) 

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Maintenance on a Budget (Matt Cavanaugh, Rush Creek GC)

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Turf Fertility: Doing More with Less (Dr. Doug Soldat, UW-Madison) 

4:00pm - 8:00pm: Trade Show/Social


Wednesday, March 1st

7:00am - 7:30am: Registration and Networking

7:30am - 9:00am: Vendor Seminars (open to all vendors)

9:00am - 11:30am: Trade Show

11:30am - 12:15pm: NCTGA Annual Meeting

12:15pm - 1:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm - 3:00pm: Measuring and Managing Putting Green Organic Matter & Optimizing Nitrogen Fertilization for Golf (Dr. Doug Soldat, UW-Madison)

1:00pm - 3:00pm: 21st Century Ball Field Maintenance (Ben Boeding and Roger Weinbrenner,  Minnesota Sod Company) 

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Leadership Lessons for the Green Industry (Bruce Williams, Williams Golf Consulting and Roger Stewart, Stewart Golf Consulting)

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Social/Silent Auction/Raffle

Thursday, March 2nd

7:00am - 7:30am: Registration and Networking

7:30am - 9:00am: Cutting Unit Setup and Troubleshooting & Tips and Tricks for your Maintenance Facility (Trent Manning, Ansley and Settindown Creek Golf Club)

9:00am - 10:00am: Reducing Turfgrass Winter Injury through Remote Sensing (Dr. Eric Watkins, UMN- Twin Cities)

10:00am - 11:30am: Communication Across Generations: Each Different, Each Valuable (Liz Carlson, Liz Carlson Professional Development)

12:00pm - 3:00pm: NCTGA Board Meeting


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