Assistant Superintendent Experience

Rise to Shine with 4 action-packed, interactive days for assistant superintendents to discover, learn, test, demo, connect and grow.

Don't miss all the ways the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show can make you and your facility shine.

See the full schedule for more details on events.

Pre-Conference GCSAA Golf Championships

The GCSAA Golf Championships, presented by Toro, is your chance to play the game you love while making professional connections to last a lifetime. Whether your goal is to be national champion or earn chapter honors, there is an event for you.


Rise to Shine: Igniting Transformation

Awaken your potential at the journey's start with classroom and hands-on education.

Connect with peers and experts from around the world:


Rise to Shine: Expanding Horizons

Innovate your future, dive into knowledge, and forge relationships.

  • ENHANCED EDUCATION: More than 70 seminars and Power Hours on the topics you want to know the most about. Plus, seminars designed with assistant superintendents in mind.
  • FACILITY LEARNING TOURS: Seven different topics to choose from while you get out on the course to see products and practices in action.
  • TUESDAY DEDICATED EXHIBITOR EVENTS: Spend time with your friends and the industry partners who provide the products and services that keep your facility running.


Rise to Shine: Exploring what is NEW

Discover more ways to be efficient and effective.

It's time to see the latest innovations and opportunities at the trade show. Plus, start your day off at the Sunrise Celebration.


Rise to Shine: The Ultimate Celebration of YOU

A spectacular celebration of achievements and friendship to springboard your success for the coming year!

  • WIN BIG with giveaways of products and other prizes.
  • EVEN MORE opportunities and education on the Trade Show Floor. 
  • DEMO exhibitors' products and services.
  • WIN BIG with giveaways of products and other prizes.
  • VISIT GOLF’S SUSTAINABILITY SHOWCASE this interactive area will feature a tee box, fairway and green with a variety of interactive stations outside the Phoenix Convention Center at Canyon on Third.
  • GCSAA SEND-OFF CELEBRATION, presented in partnership with John Deere, this can't-miss finale features the GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl champions and more.

Special events

Be a part of these special events:

Book travel

BOOK NOW: Find the lowest hotel rates and make your air and car rental plans when you use GCSAA's travel partners.