Woohoo, BC CEC Point Approvals in for 2020 Conference! (AB application in progress)

It’s a great start to the new year as we’ve now received BC approvals for Continuing Education Credits at the 2020 WCTA Conference and Trade Show, taking place Feb 11-13 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, BC.  READ MORE

2020 WCTA Trade Show Nearly Sold Out

January 9, 2020 With more exhibitors from last year yet to sign-up for 2020 than spots currently available, this year’s trade show is expected to sell out soon.  In fact, just 3 booths remain of the 62 booth floorplan so if you’re a supplier who forgot to get your paperwork to us, keep in mind space is extremely limited.  READ MORE

Get Extra Smart, Attend a Pre-Conference Seminar (4 To Choose From)

Take your pick of four separate pre-conference seminars kicking off the conference education program all taking place 12:30pm – 4:30pm, Tuesday, February 11th, at the River Rock Casino Resort:  READ MORE

Look Who's Joined the WCTA - Jan 2020 Update

As a unified voice for the professional golf and sportsturf management industry in western Canada, the WCTA is currently 670 members strong, up 15 from last report!   2020 is underway and we're off to a great start welcoming 43 new and returned members this fiscal year!  Welcome and thank you for your support and confidence in our association.  We also appreciate the 1500+ non-WCTA members on our mailing list for your interest in WCTA activities.  READ MORE     

$2500 In Student Awards Up For Grabs - Application Deadline Jan 17

STUDENT AWARD UPDATE - Jan 10 Oddly, we haven't receive any student award applications at this point and the clock is ticking with just one week to deadline.  Everybody usually likes free money so we're scratching our heads a little here!  Get on it turfies, we're talking about an award up to $2500 and a free WCTA membershp for the year!  READ MORE

Silent Auction Items Needed

Help us by pledging an item or items to our Silent Auction!  Many conference delegates participate in the auction and most at minimum, peruse auction items making this an effective and inexpensive way to keep your company top of mind while supporting the industry.  READ MORE

Coming Events Summary

With so much happening in the worlds of golf and sport turf management, it's tough to keep track but we'll do our best to provide a current list of events, meetings and field days.   More information will be added as it's received including times, dates, locations and CEC point availability.  READ MORE 

Women in Turf Mentorship Program

by Morgan Creighton, Glencoe Golf Club With support from the CGSA, Guelph University, and Olds College, I am launching the Women in Turf Mentorship Program as of January 1, 2020. This program was developed to create a venue for young females in a Turfgrass related post-secondary to network and learn from established female mentors in the golf course industry.   READ MORE

Founding WCTA Member, Dirk Oostindie, Passes Away at 91

OOSTINDIE, Dirk April 13, 1928 - December 8, 2019 Excerpts from The North Shore News Dec. 13, 2019 and 2002 Member Profile written by Ray Benedetti.  READ MORE