This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
STC Buyers' Guide | Print Page | Sign In | Join/Register
STC Certification


a record of proven performance and service

STC Certification

Peace of mind can be priceless in today’s volatile economy. For buyers, end-users and anyone interested in learning more about synthetic turf, the Synthetic Turf Council’s enhanced Certification Program delivers just that by recognizing qualified companies whose products and services come highly recommended by their customers.

The STC Certification Program is an exclusive benefit for its member companies. STC Certified companies have voluntarily committed to deliver products or services that meet or exceed customer specifications, and conduct themselves in a responsible businesslike manner.
To be eligible for Certification, the applicant must:

  • Have provided a product or service for the prior two years for the Certification Category(ies) for which application is being made, and met all other prequalification requirements for the Certification Category(ies);
  • Be a Full Member (i.e. a voting Member) of, and in good standing with, the STC for at least the last 12 months;
  • Agree to sign the Commitment Agreement and comply with the documents referred to therein;
  • Have an acceptable business performance record;
  • Agree to abide by the STC’s Code of Ethics; and
  • Be willing to voluntarily comply with all provisions of the STC Certification Program.


How to Apply

Members can download an application from the Members Only page, or send an email request to


earn the respected cti-l designation

STC certified turf installer-landscape (CTI-L)

The Certified Turf Installer-Landscape Program was developed by the STC to help promote industry-recognized best practices for landscape synthetic turf installation. For installers involved in landscape and recreation synthetic grass market, the STC Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) is THE industry recognized status for the professionals committed to industry guidelines and code of ethics. It's more than just a certificate on the wall - it's a testament to your level of investment in your profession that demonstrates your knowledge and skills for landscape synthetic grass installation best practices.

Through the STC CTI-L program, join hundreds of installers who are committed to advancing in landscape synthetic turf industry through education, industry guidelines, and greater efficiency.


Learn More

Our Mission

To serve as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry.

Contact Us

2331 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, MD 21050

443. 640. 1067