Thursday, January 30

Health in Action 5k

6:30-7:30 a.m.
Outside of South Concourse near pedestrian bridge

Don’t forget to pack your running shoes for Orlando! Participate in the fourth annual Health in Action 5K fun run on Thursday morning. Proceeds benefit the EIFG. This is a non-refundable, rain or shine event.

Register by December 27 to be guaranteed a t-shirt in your preferred size!

Registration opens Oct 15 

presented in partnership withsyngenta

GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl Competition

6:30-7:30 a.m.


Room: N220ABCD – North Concourse




Room: NA1– North Concourse

The Turf Bowl exam features a written case study, as well as a wide variety of multiple choice, short answer and identification questions covering the agronomic, business and financial management aspects of the superintendent profession.

This exam is for turf students only in teams of up to four participants. Each participant must be a member of GCSAA, a registered attendee of the Golf Industry Show and register as part of a team on site before the exam or at the Turf Bowl Kick-Off Reception. A total of $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the top 10 teams during the Closing Celebration.

presented in partnership withjohnDeer

Prayer Breakfast

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Room: S320EFG – South Concourse

Check back soon for speaker information!

Open to all faiths, this gathering provides an inspiring beginning to your day and a place to share fellowship and prayer.

Annual Meeting

9-11 a.m.
Room: S320ABCD – South Concourse

GCSAA President Rafael Barajas, CGCS will preside.

Voter check-in

Individual voters and proxy holders are required to check in by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, January 29. Chapter Delegates do not need to check in. 

Monday: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 a.m.-Noon

GCSAA Annual Meeting and Election

Trade Show

9 a.m.-4 p.m.
South Concourse

With hundreds of exhibitors spanning thousands of square feet of exhibit space, the GIS trade show gives superintendents, owners, technicians and other golf facility professionals the opportunity to network and discuss the latest products and services in turf and facility care. The show floor also includes special features such as Inside the Shop, presentations from GCSAA TV, free education on the show floor, the New Product Showcase and the GIS Silent Auction.


3-4 p.m.
Trade Show Floor – South Concourse

Check back soon for more information!

Closing Celebration

4 p.m.

Doors Open


4:30-6 p.m.


North Hall, Main Stage – North Concourse

Check back soon for entertainment information!

The fun isn’t over yet! Join us for the 2020 GIS Closing Celebration to celebrate a great week of education, networking, and fun!