Turf Bowl

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The 29th Annual Collegiate Turf Bowl Competition will continue as a hybrid event. The case study portion will be completed virtually in January 2023, while the exam will be held in person in Orlando on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023.

To participate in the Turf Bowl Competition, students must:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a turf program or have graduated at the end of the most recent fall semester but not yet entered a graduate program
  • Be an active Student member of GCSAA
  • Be a registered attendee at the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show

The Turf Bowl Study Guide and competition details will be added in November.


  • Wednesday, Feb. 8: Turf Bowl Check In/Lunch 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8: Turf Bowl Competition 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 9: Closing Celebration (results announced) 3:30 – 5 p.m.

 Standard Operating Procedures

View the list of past winners.