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SALTEX College Cup 2017

The SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Ransomes, is a student-led sports turf challenge - an academic test of turf management knowledge for student competitors, being staged for the second year at SALTEX. The winning college will not only win the cup, but receive a cheque for £500, an Amazon voucher, work experience at a top world stadia, plus more.


From turf care and specialist machinery to landscaping and playgrounds, over 300 exhibitors bring the latest products, equipment and expertise to the NEC Birmingham for two days. Free to visit, SALTEX is the UK’s biggest event for the grounds care sector. With educational seminars to improve your learning, Ask the Expert sessions to expand your knowledge, conference streams to build networks and the IOG national Industry Awards to celebrate achievements.

IOG Industry Awards 2017

These awards celebrate groundscare best practice in 20 categories that honour individuals, teams and projects in both volunteer and professional sport venues. The awards dinner will be hosted on 1 November (during SALTEX) at the National Motorcycle Museum. Sponsors include Rigby Taylor/Top Green (headline), DLF/Johnsons, John Deere, Headland Amenity, Kubota, Ransomes, Redexim Charterhouse, SGL, SoutersSports, Toro, Trimax and NGBs.