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Join the Synthetic Turf Council

Thank you for your interest in membership in the STC! Here you will find the various membership categories available to companies and individuals in the synthetic turf industry. If your company is already a Full Member of the STC, scroll down to register online as a Member Contact.

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Full Membership:

Base Contractors

  • Special membership dues apply for companies whose primary responsibility is building the base under the sports field, and not the synthetic turf system above the base.

Builders & Installers, including Sub-base Contractors

  • Companies whose primary responsibility is installing synthetic turf systems either directly or indirectly through a sub-contractor or distributor. These organizations often have turn-key responsibility for the synthetic turf installation and provide the overall warranty for the installation. It is recognized that some companies in this category may manufacture synthetic turf or provide other system components.

Independent Professionals & Consultants

  • Firms with legally registered or licensed design professionals or engineers, as well as those with non-licensed practitioners or consultants that represent or advise the owner/end-user with surface and systems selection information, technical specifications, system designs, bid and construction documents, etc.  

Material Manufacturers & Suppliers

  • Companies whose primary business is to provide materials or manufacturing services to the synthetic turf industry. These organizations do not provide turn-key installation of the synthetic turf nor provide the overall warranty for an installation.

Regional Landscape & Recreation Installers

  • Companies whose primary responsibility is installing landscape, golf, and recreation synthetic grass, but does not install sports fields.

Specialty Manufacturers & Services

  • Maintenance service companies, equipment manufacturers, professional service organizations, and other companies who provide sell their products and services primarily to the buyer or end-user.

Testing Labs, Services & Equipment

  • Independent testing companies capable of testing synthetic turf and its components. 

STC Affiliate Membership Application (PDF) »

Affiliate Membership:

Buyers, End-users, Researchers & Academics

  • Select this membership type only if you are a buyer or end-user of synthetic turf (coach or athletic director, municipal official, active military, etc.), researcher, university or school professor or student.

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