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STC Lifetime Achievement Award
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The STC Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an outstanding STC individual member who has made a national or international impact on the artificial turf industry, and has dedicated their professional life to the advancement of the industry and promoting the ideals of the STC.


Any member of the STC in good standing may nominate a person for the Lifetime Achievement Award.  The nominating member is responsible for completing and submitting all required nomination materials.

  • Self-Nomination: No
  • Who Judges Award: STC Panel
  • Fee to Apply: None

Eligibility Requirements

  • Any individual member of the STC in good standing is eligible. This award may be presented posthumously.
  • Member must have at least 10 years of consecutive membership in the STC
  • Member must have at least 20 years of involvement in the artificial turf industry
  • Member must have served the STC in a leadership capacity (board member, committee chair, task force chair, etc.)

Judging Criteria

(Each criterion is worth 25 points, for a maximum score of 100 points.)

  • Candidates will be evaluated in terms of their contribution to the STC and the industry as a whole.
  • Promotion of the industry and STC ideals through other organizations
  • Involvement in philanthropic projects
  • Nominee’s contribution towards industry advancement in their particular segment

Required Documents

  • Online application
  • Multiple letters of support from other STC members

Past Winners


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