Launched in 2013, by Jacobsen and BIGGA, the Future Turf Managers Initiative provides opportunities for deputy and assistant greenkeepers to develop the skills required to become a successful manager in a ever changing industry.

Applications are now open for the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020, taking place from Tuesday 10th - Thursday 12th March 2020 at Ransomes Jacobsen, Ipswich.

It should be noted that:

* To be eligible for the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020 you will have at least 3 years experience working full-time as a greenkeeper.

* You will require a Nominator - someone to support your application. This could be your manager, supervisor, regional administrator, club manager or a trade representative.

* International BIGGA members may apply, however they will have to meet any travel costs associated when attending.

For your chance to be one of twenty candidates selected for the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020 follow the steps outlined below:

1. Complete and submit this application form (it should take approximately 15-20 minutes). Pay close attention to the word count allowance for each answer, this will be considered as part of the judging criteria.

2. Your nominator will then be sent an email with a weblink to complete the nomination form. Please ensure the email address your provide is correct.

3. Your application will be complete when both your application form and the nomination form have been received.

The deadline for your application to be completed is 4th October 2019 at 5pm.

Your application will be reviewed by a panel from Jacobsen and BIGGA and you will be informed by mid December 2019, if you have been successful.

Good luck!