Led by the industry’s most renowned researchers, industry experts and superintendents, GCSAA seminars are sure to help you achieve your career goals as you learn techniques, strategies and solutions that you can apply immediately at your facility.
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There is a separate fee for seminars in addition to the full-conference registration fee. Enrollment is limited and advance registration is recommended. However, seminar registration will be available onsite.
Student members receive a 50 percent discount on conference seminars.
Seminar lunches sponsored by Yamaha
Most seminars will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center unless otherwise noted. Lunch is provided for attendees of six-hour and one-day seminars, as well as for those registered for two half-day seminars on the same day. Appropriate attire for seminar attendees is business casual attire; jackets are recommended.
GCSAA education points are offered for completing GCSAA seminars and are required for application to Class A membership and the certification program, as well as for renewal of these designations. Points vary based on seminar length and will be posted within 30 days after you complete the online evaluation form emailed to you a week after the seminar.
If you register for the full-conference package, you will automatically be awarded 1.5 education points in addition to any seminar points. These education points will be recorded by GCSAA and are posted approximately one month after the conference.
Full-day seminars: 8 am – 5 pm
0.7 points, $185 member, $280 nonmember
Half-day seminars: 8 am – noon, or 1-5 pm
0.35 points, $130 member, $195 nonmember
Two-hour seminars: as scheduled
0.2 points, $80 member, $120 nonmember
Learning Tour: Monday, Feb. 5, and Tuesday, Feb. 6, 8 am – 5 pm
0.7 points, $195, member and nonmember
In-Language seminars: Tuesday, Feb. 6, and Wednesday, Feb. 7, 8 am – noon
0.35 points, $130, member and nonmember
Tuesday Feb. 6, 3 – 5 pm, 0.20 points, $80, member and nonmember
Golf Irrigation Auditor seminar: Monday, Feb. 5, 8 am – 5 pm
0.7 points, $195 member, $295 nonmember
Two-hour student/superintendent seminar: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 3 – 5 pm
0.2 points, $0 for students and member superintendents (Member superintendents must pre-register. Students are not required to pre-register.)
Two-hour seminar "Ultimate Guide: Adopting Golf Industry Best Management Practices": Thursday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. – noon
0.2 points, $0 for students and member superintendents
Textbooks are not included in the seminar registration fee. For those seminars requiring a designated textbook, you may bring your own copy, borrow or purchase one. Textbooks may also be recommended, though not required, for a seminar. Both required and recommended textbooks are indicated in the course descriptions.