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Fun Times in California at National STMA Conference

MINNESOTANS FEELING GOOD IN SAN DIEGO

 MPSTMA GROUP WINS STMA BOWLING TITLE

MPSTMA members were all cleaned up in San Diego for the STMA National Convention in late January. A "Minnesota Night" took place where Minnesotans at the convention met for dinner and drinks. (Back from left) Ben Boeding CSFM, Josh Girth, Mike McDonald CSFM, Matt Grosjean, Ryan Rowland, and Luke Wittrock. (Front from left) Joe Churchill, Ben Wallin, Roger Weinbrenner CSFM, Jared Alley, Jay Stadler, and Nick Baker. For the second consecutive year, a MPSTMA team won the bowling championship at the STMA National Convention. This year, the tournament took place in San Diego, Calif. Pictured from the left, are: Joe Churchill, Reinders, Inc.; Ben Boeding CSFM, City of Eagan; Matt Grosjean, University of Minnesota, and Roger Weinbrenner, CSFM, University of St. Thomas. Boeding also rolled the best game of the night to walk away with two trophies! STMA allied chapters across the country participated.

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Ice Rink Maintenance Roundtable - March 9
During MPSTMA Spring Workshop
MEMBER FEEDBACK WANTED


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At our March 9 MPSTMA Spring Workshop at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, MPSTMA will hold a
“Roundtable” Session on Ice Rink Maintenance. Please offer feedback on the following items. If you plan on attending the Roundtable at the Spring Workshop, put your feedback on a jump drive. Pictures are good, too!

If you know you will be unable to attend the Roundtable but wish to offer feedback, please email your information to the MPSTMA office. If you will be at the Roundtable, please bring your materials on a jump drive compatible with a PC. The Agenda, Registration and sponsorship information for the March 9 MPSTMA Spring Workshop at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul will be forwarded the 2nd week of February.

Topics to be discussed and that we'd like your feedback on:
1. Number of rinks
2. Types/sizes (paved, asphalt, ag lime, grass, temporary, other)
3. Number of personnel to maintain
4. Start/end date (typically)
5. Flooding type (hose, tanker, other)
6. Ice maintenance equipment (pictures/ video if possible)
7. Time to complete process (daily maintenance practices)
8. Split shift / OT
9. Pre-season preparations
10. Lining / painting
11. Warming house hours
12. Special equipment
13. Snow event cleanup
14. Edging
15. Zamboni
16. Goals
17. Gate boards / board holders
18. What determines your start of flooding (temp, frost, other)
19. Rink off season use
20. Additional information



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educational and applied knowledge through association with those persons engaged in, and who are concerned with, the construction, maintenance and use of park
and sports turf areas for high quality and safe playing conditions.

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